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Mrs. Hurley from Mountain GRV MO is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Cooking and Sewing in FACS!

Help me give my students kitchen equipment so they can create delicious treats!

  • $974 goal

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My Students

Our rural school is small but we have a collective desire to Create, Motivate and Educate, Lifelong Learners, Everyone, Every Day! Our classroom is full of pride and innovation. My students are active, inquisitive, and eager to use Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math while they are cooking.

Our school is located just outside a Military Training Installation in Missouri.

Thirty-eight percent of our student body is made up of children who come from military families. These military students move around quite often, and we want to be sure that when they leave our district, they leave with the right set of tools and are ready wherever they go.

My Project

My students need cast iron pans, microwaves, storage rack for their pans, spices, page protectors for their recipes, and sewing supplies so they can learn during real life situations in the Family and Consumer Science classroom. This equipment will allow them to think like scientists, mathematicians, and engineers as they explore the STEM design process and solve cooking and sewing problems while helping others!

My students are motivated by things they see value in, and hands-on activities.

With STEM education, students become critical thinkers, increase science and math skills and become the next generation of innovators.

Innovation and science literacy depends on a solid knowledge base in the STEM areas. It is clear that most jobs of the future will require a basic understanding of math and science. Despite these compelling facts, mathematics and science scores on average among U.S. students are lagging behind other developing countries. I feel compelled to do my part to help close that gap!

My students will learn culinary skills as well as sewing skills that will incorporate math, science, engineering, and technology in my FACS classes. Since we use the majority of our budget to purchase the food items, it is important that they are given this equipment to do their jobs. When the students leave FACS class, they will have skills that they can use for the rest of their lives. They are able to prepare meals as well as sew and repair textiles.

Mrs. Hurley
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 75 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Farberware Professional FMO12AHTBKE 1.2 Cu. Ft. 1100-Watt Microwave Oven With Smart Sensor Cooking and LED Lighting, Brushed Stainless Steel • Amazon Business $131.99 1 $131.99
Muscle Rack MWS361872-BLK 5 Shelf Black Wire Mobile Shelving Unit, 72" Height, 36" Width, 18" Length • Amazon Business $119.98 1 $119.98
Hamilton Beach 12-Cup Stack & Snap Food Processor & Vegetable Chopper, Black (70725A) • Amazon Business $46.49 2 $92.98
Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Saute, Yogurt Maker, and Warmer, 6 Quart, 14 One-Touch Programs • Amazon Business $79.00 1 $79.00
Lodge L12DCO3 Deep Camp Dutch Oven, 8 Quart • Amazon Business $72.50 1 $72.50
Lodge Seasoned Cast Iron 5 Piece Bundle. 10.5” Griddle, 8” Skillet, 10.25” Skillet, 10.25” Dutch Oven, and 10.25” Lid • Amazon Business $69.95 1 $69.95
DecoBros 2 Pack Wall Mount Single Tier Mesh Spice Rack, Bronze • Amazon Business $14.97 3 $44.91
Better Office Products Sheet Protectors, 500 Count • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Springform Pan Non-Stick Cheesecake Pan,AFYBL Cake Pan Leakproof Baking Pan Bakeware 3pcs(7"/7.8"/8.7") for Pressure Cooker • Amazon Business $23.98 1 $23.98
Scissors, 8" Multipurpose Scissors Bulk 3-Pack, Ultra Sharp Blade Shears, Comfort-Grip Handles, Sturdy Sharp Scissors for Office Home School Sewing Fabric Craft Supplies, Fit Both Right/Left Handed • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
CHEFMADE Donut Mold Cake Pan, 12-Cavity Non-Stick Ring Doughnut Bakeware, FDA Approved for Oven Baking (Champagne Gold) • Amazon Business $21.84 1 $21.84
Nordic Ware Classic Metal 9x13 Covered Cake Pan • Amazon Business $16.14 1 $16.14
Ozeri ZK14-S Pronto Digital Multifunction Kitchen and Food Scale, Black • Amazon Business $13.96 1 $13.96
Nordic Ware 50942AMZ Heavyweight Angel Food Cake Pan, 10 Inch • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Swing-A-Way 407BK Portable Can Opener, Black • Amazon Business $12.41 1 $12.41
Swing-A-Way 5215425 Portable Can Opener, Green • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
30 Pack Esfun Heavy Duty S Hooks Black S Shaped Hooks Hanging Hangers Pan Pot Holder Rack Hooks for Kitchenware Spoons Pans Pots Utensils Clothes Bags Towels Plants … • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89

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