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Mrs. Herrschaft from Cape Coral FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creativity Is the Secret Sauce to Science

Help me give my students more hands-on learning experiences for life-long lessons through these Science Kits.

  • $229 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Sharing the love of learning was the reason I became a teacher. The group of students I have the pleasure of working with share this same love of learning with their out-of-the-box thinking. I am privileged to work at a school that allows teachers to be flexible and create one-of-a-kind lessons. My class thrives on hands-on, problem-based learning type of activities in order to make learning memorable.

These kids keep me on my toes and surprise me every day!

They are able to offer specific examples and make life connections to our daily discussions. My class has a variety of learning styles and needs, including the need for movement and flexible seating.

My Project

Benjamin Franklin once said, "Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn." Learning through hands-on experiences will help my students. The students within my class, all have their own unique strengths and weakness, but one thing they do have in common is learning through play.

Remember playing with Lego's as a child, and the excitement you had when you built something you were proud of!

That's what these science kits will allow my children to feel while learning.

The Engino Discovering Newton's Law kit is a great way to have the children learn these difficult concepts more accurately. The ThinkFun Lazer Maze kit will be a fun way to teach light transfer.

Mrs. Herrschaft
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Playz Ridiculous Inventions Science Kits for Kids - Energy, Electricity & Magnetic Experiments Set - Build Electric Circuits, Motors, Telegraphic Messages, Robotics, Compasses, Switches, and much more • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Engino ENG-STEM902 Physics Laws-Inertia, Friction, Circular Motion and Energy Conservation Building Set (118 Piece) • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
ThinkFun Laser Maze (Class 1) Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up – Award Winning Game for Kids • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
ThinkFun Circuit Maze Electric Current Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up - Toy of the Year Finalist, Teaches Players about Circuitry through Fun Gameplay • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Engino Discovering STEM Newton's Laws Inertia, Momentum, Kinetic & Potential Energy Construction Kit • Amazon Business $26.83 1 $26.83

Materials cost

$161.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$194.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.27

Total project goal

$228.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$228.45

1 Donor

-$228.45

Donations toward project cost

-$194.18

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.27

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$0.00

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