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Ms. Singleton from Birmingham AL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Become an Inventor

My students need Famous Inventors Problem Solving STEM Kits in order to integrate STEM with history and deepen their understanding.

  • $228 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 61 eager-to-learn third, fourth, and fifth grade gifted students in a low socioeconomic school. I teach them critical and creative thinking skills and problem solving. I also work with them on developing communication and research skills. We complete units that are deeper and broader than those covered in the general education classroom. More than half of my students receive free lunch.

Unfortunately, many of them do not have traditional learning materials at home that foster learning through hands on learning experiences.

I need your help updating the materials in my classroom. Due to economic strains, our classrooms are suffering. Without your help, it is impossible for me to purchase these things.

My Project

My students love science and history! With these STEM kits, my students will first research Alexander Graham Bell, Samuel Morse, and Thomas Edison. Then they will build and test one of the inventor's famous creations--a telephone system, a telegraph, or a motion-picture viewer. As they test and streamline each design, my students will sharpen their problem solving skills while they experience the thrill of invention. Using the design process, they will learn about energy, electricity, and light. This project will reach advanced students in third, fourth, and fifth grade. My students and I would really appreciate any help you can give!

Ms. Singleton
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP340X - Famous Inventors Problem Solving STEM Kits • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00

Materials cost

$149.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.14

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$193.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.13

Total project goal

$227.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$227.51

2 Donors

-$227.51

Donations toward project cost

-$193.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.13

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$0.00

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