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Ms. Jennifer from Bronx NY is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Build STEAM in the Bronx

Help me give my students the opportunity to explore materials to build a deeper understanding of their Bronx community

  • $2,305 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a small public elementary school located within the Bronx. It is composed of students of various academic abilities and cultures. Approximately half of our students are from low-income families. As a school, we are committed to ensuring that each child receives instruction that is tailored to meet them at their level and to challenge them.

We are looking to provide our students with a deep connection to their home community within the Bronx.

Our students are eager to learn and benefit greatly from hands-on experience.

My Project

Through this trip and set activities, the students will be able to connect to their Bronx community, the Pelham Bay park and the waterways around Orchard Beach. The program is designed to use STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) to teach the stories of the Siwanoy and Lenape trips that used to inhabit the Bronx.

By exploring how the tribes used natural resources to survive, the students will develop a deeper understanding of the role that nature plays in all cultures.

This will encourage the students to become caretakers of their own local environment. As they begin to understand their own communities, they will develop ideas on how they can protect and preserve these resources.

Ms. Jennifer
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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 28 students.

29 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity Bronx Children's Museum $1,900.00

Trip cost

$1,900.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$28.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,958.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$345.62

Total project goal

$2,304.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,304.12

23 Donors

-$1,974.71

Donations toward project cost

-$1,695.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$279.71

match offer

-$310.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$263.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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