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Ms. Plantillas from San Jose CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Kids Future One Block at a Time

My students need a Nanoblock Golden Gate Bridge Building Kit and Engino Discovering STEM Structures Constructions & Bridges Construction Kit to have hands-on experience building models, know the difference, and work together as a team.

  • $534 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live a day by day struggle in their low income neighborhood, but they are always ready to learn and give their best in my classroom. In a classroom setting they are determine and focus on what our next lesson will be.

They are so creative, enthusiastic, and passionate in what they do.

They ALL have a huge heart and as their educator I try to give them the best I have and I hope you can help me make their lives brighter.

My Project

Building these sets will allow my students to work together as any engineer in the real world. They will be able to work, learn, lead, engage, and create with other classmates. This is their first year as young engineers and I would love for them to further on in life as professional engineers.

These materials will not only have them excited to build, but they will be able to go home and teach their siblings of the different structures.

Having them distinguish different bridges such as a Beam, Suspension, Arch bridge is my main goal. Becoming a good engineer is having hands-on experience and this is exactly what I want to show my kids.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Thames & Kosmos Structural Engineering: Bridges & Skyscrapers • Amazon Business $44.10 3 $132.30
Engino Discovering STEM Structures Constructions & Bridges Construction Kit • Amazon Business $25.49 4 $101.96
Nanoblock Golden Gate Bridge Building Kit • Amazon Business $23.19 4 $92.76
Crayola Fine Line Markers, 40 Count, Assorted Colors, Adult Coloring • Amazon Business $9.92 3 $29.76
Pacon 6555 Rainbow Super Value Construction Paper Ream, 45 lb, 9 x 12, Assorted, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $9.53 2 $19.06
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Clear, Washable, 4 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $1.79 4 $7.16

Materials cost

$383.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$35.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$453.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.08

Total project goal

$533.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$533.86

4 Donors

-$483.86

Donations toward project cost

-$411.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.58

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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