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Ms. Pierce from Star City AR is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Constructing is Work

My students need 2 sets each of 4 K'Nex Building Sets, including simple machines, gears and wheels, along with 2 sets of Legos.

  • $570 goal

This project expired on February 10, 2010.

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Fifth grade science class in a high poverty location hope to construct simple machines to demonstrate and study work.

My students are residing in a non-industry, poverty stricken community near the delta and do not get a lot of experience with the concept of "work".

The multiple machine kits that I have selected would easily allow the students hands-on experience with simple machines to aide their understanding.

By becoming our partner, you will provide us the materials necessary to teach this difficult concept to these deserving and deprived children.

Ms. Pierce
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
78630 K'NEX GEARS-INDIV SET ST • Frey Scientific, Inc. $29.95 2 $59.90
78610 K'NEX LEVERS & PULLEYS ST • Frey Scientific, Inc. $29.95 2 $59.90
K'NEX® Simple Machines Sets • Frey Scientific, Inc. $29.95 2 $59.90
78620 K''NEX WHEELS&AXLES INDIV ST • Frey Scientific, Inc. $29.95 2 $59.90
LEGO MINI COMBO PACK • Frey Scientific, Inc. $74.95 2 $149.90

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