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Ms. Sytsma from Muskegon MI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Basic Materials for STEM Learners

Help me give my students basic supplies like chenille stems, exam gloves and balloons for experiments and hands on projects.

  • $191 goal

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My Students

My students are very enthusiastic and dynamic. They very much benefit from hands on learning and when they grow in confidence they come up with very thoughtful questions.

My students love experiments and working together to solve problems and work through the scientific method.

Continuing to learn through different hands on activities is very beneficial for them as lifelong learners. I hope that the more they experience STEM projects in a hands on way the more they will be able to apply themselves. Once they are able to do that then they will find more joy in what they are learning and doing and hopefully find a career in science in the future.

My Project

My students just like most students, enjoy doing hands on projects and working with their hands during science class. I enjoy doing the same thing,however, it is difficult to do when there are not enough materials to go around. When there are enough materials it encourages the students to explore possibilities of potential careers that they had not thought possible.

With these materials my students will be able to do more hands on projects and activities to enhance their learning.

They will be able to do more experiments and hopefully become more interested in STEM. Thank you so much for all of your support!

Ms. Sytsma
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 120 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chenille Stems - Box of 1000 - 12 in. Long • Nasco $17.90 2 $35.80
Synsation Synthetic Latex-Free Powder-Free Synthetic Exam Gloves - Large • Nasco $5.43 4 $21.72
Balloons Round 9 in. Pack of 144 • Nasco $20.95 1 $20.95
Elmer's Washable School Glue - Gallon • Nasco $17.40 1 $17.40
Synsation Synthetic Latex-Free Powder-Free Synthetic Exam Gloves - Medium Box of 100 • Nasco $5.43 3 $16.29
Cotton Ball Triple Bag of 100 • Nasco $1.95 3 $5.85

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