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Mr. Paschke from Elmhurst IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bridging Classroom to Careers

My Science Olympiad students need supplies to build wooden bridges for their competition, including power tools, storage containers, batteries, and calculators.

  • $1,108 goal

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I teach high school physics students. I also coach our school's Science Olympiad team. Many female students have shown interest in our team, and I want to offer them the best possible scientific opportunities at this crucial and early age.

Our Science Olympiad team is filled with energy and excitement after our first successful year of competition. More than 25 students participated in a host of two dozen events that span the entire spectrum of scientific disciplines. In order to bring our team up to the next level, we need appropriate supplies.

We need wood for bridge building, drills and soldering pens for fashioning original devices. We need regulation calculators, goggles, aprons, and many other scientific tools that are required for Science Olympiad events. We also need to organize ourselves with three-ring binders, clear storage bins, and tool boxes.

Your donation will help our team find success for years to come. Your donation will provide students the opportunity to engage with science on a realistic level. Our four coaches, two male, two female, will ensure that this equipment is used to its full potential. We will invite and encourage students of both genders and from all socio-economic backgrounds.

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Texas Instruments(R) TI-30X IIS Solar Scientific Calculator • Office Depot Inc. $17.56 10 $175.60
Energizer(R) AA Rechargeable NiMH Batteries, Pack Of 8 • Office Depot Inc. $29.73 2 $59.46
Copper Foil Tape 1/4" W x 36-yd. Roll • Nasco $5.95 1 $5.95
Creative Versa-Tool? 4" W x 36-yd. Roll ead J 'N ? h ? ( H7 \ p ? 76360-1240971665 P = F7 Ft 7 Fx 7 F` F: Xn F Xn F FT F F F " w F &NH7 0 < MA &N H7 / $ HReq H . . Lh p x ! D L L L Lx . w • Nasco $24.75 1 $24.75
Dremel Model 3981 Digital Tool Kit • Nasco $144.50 1 $144.50
Makita 3/8" Cordless Driver-Drill Kit • Nasco $125.50 1 $125.50
Electronic Bredboard Complete Kit • Nasco $45.50 1 $45.50
Sterilite® Latch Clear 66-qt. Storage Container • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $12.37 1 $12.37
Sterilite® Latch Clear 6-qt. Storage Container • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $2.57 6 $15.42
Sterilite® Latch Clear 35-qt. Storage Container • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $10.00 2 $20.00
Sterilite® Latch Clear 15-qt. Storage Container • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $5.58 6 $33.48
Large Art Caddy, Set of 4 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $22.48 1 $22.48
ArtBin® Essentials One-Tray Box • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $15.49 1 $15.49
Energizer(R) esup2/sup(R) NiMH Family Battery Charger, For AA/AAA/C/D/9-Volt • Office Depot Inc. $31.99 1 $31.99
1-lb. Wire Solder Spool 60% Tin, 40% Lead • Nasco $18.50 1 $18.50
80-Watt Soldering Iron • Nasco $40.95 1 $40.95

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