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Mrs. Ahern from Waukegan IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Bubble Wands-Future Engineers!

Help me give my students the Bubble Bonanza kit so that they may experience real-life engineering challenges.

  • $576 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our fine arts magnet school is located in a vibrant and diverse community. Although we are in a high poverty district, our school has been able to retain our fine arts magnet status. However, it has been a challenge to find the funding for exciting, up-to-date learning materials that fit our 21st-century students.

One hundred percent of the students who attend our school receive free or reduced-price lunch.

We have a highly diverse immigrant population. As a choice school, students from many different backgrounds and countries attend our fine arts program. Our staff works hard to provide them with any materials they need to enhance their learning experiences.

My Project

Our school focuses on creating STEM activities for our students. We know that the future will require employees that can code, create, collaborate, and solve issues creatively. The Bubble stem kit in this project will allow my student to create different kinds of bubble wands and observe how they react with the liquid. The kit involves all of the materials needed, a teacher guide, and journal/reporting options for the students. After the unit is done, there will be a showcase so that each student can share what type of wand they have created. I can already imagine this showcase taking place outside on a beautiful spring day later in this school year. We would love your help to bring this important experience to our class!

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

Equity Focus

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
Bubble Bonanza: Engineering Bubble Wands • AKJ Education $452.35 1 $452.35

Materials cost

$452.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$489.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.32

Total project goal

$575.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$575.46

2 Donors

-$190.00

Donations toward project cost

-$167.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

match offer

-$378.40

Match offer toward project cost

-$321.64

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.76

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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