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Mrs. Miller-Ahmed from Milwaukee WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Tomorrow's Engineers

Help me give my students construction materials to build & create like real engineers.

  • $376 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergarten through 3rd-grade scientists attend a high-poverty school in Wisconsin. I am extremely fortunate to be their elementary science teacher, and I am the only science teacher in our district for this age group. Our school has a new lab, and the students go two times a week to participate in hands-on activities that explore life, earth, and physical sciences. They are also involved in STEM activities that explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. They are excited and eager to learn, and one day they may become scientists themselves.

My Project

These construction materials will help my budding construction workers, architects and engineers create new buildings. The Design & Build Engineering Centers include bridge building, vehicle building & house building. All of these sets will be great for the first grade and kindergartener classes because they contain colorful photos for small engineers to use as inspiration for their own creations.

We will use these new materials as a part of our construction unit.

The Blocks & Blueprints Learning Center helps students learn about spatial relations & recreating designs. The I Can Build It! Architecture Set uses STEM skills to help students create 3-D houses. The I Can Build It! Construction Planks can be used alone or with real-world designs. Both sets are wonderful for second and third grade because they come with easy-to-follow learning cards.

Mrs. Miller-Ahmed
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP750X - Design & Build Engineering Centers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $125.00 1 $125.00
FF579 - Blocks?& Blueprints Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
TT223 - I Can Build It! Architecture Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
FF998 - I Can Build It! Construction Planks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
FF559 - Extra Wooden Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$284.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$319.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.33

Total project goal

$375.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$375.56

1 Donor

-$375.56

Donations toward project cost

-$319.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.33

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$0.00

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