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Ms. Tiffany from Carbondale CO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Developing Next Gen Scientists and Engineers

Help me give my students more hands-on engineering materials for morning tub time and science materials for the science table. We need gravel and test tubes for our table. We need Smart Max Flower Palace, Lego's, and Gears.

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My Students

My students are wonderful, expressive, creative individuals, who come from a variety of home environments. The students in my classroom are mostly second language learners, coming to school with very little exposure to the English language. Our school population is mostly Latino, ESL, low-income students who are thrilled to have the chance to learn and participate in the classroom environment. The students are active participants in a positive school environment that encourages all students to succeed, and they are held to a high level of standards.

My Project

I want my students to have an opportunity to get their brains thinking through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math throughout their school day.

Our classroom should be a fun hands-on learning environment that will spark student innovation.

Student's will be able to build & create with the SmartMax Flower Set. Students will be able to imagine & design with Gears, Lego Set/People, & Magna Tiles. Students will be able to practice being scientist with the test tubes and use gravel for the scale. There will be so many possibilities with the materials on the list to encourage students to be thinkers.

Providing an opportunity to engage in STEAM learning at the start of the school day will give my students time to create and imagine with their classmates. The bonus is that oral language will be encouraged, as they problem solve through different activities, giving them an opportunity to be engineers and scientists!

Ms. Tiffany
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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

This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Goobi 300 Piece Construction Set with Instruction Booklet | STEM Learning | Assorted Rainbow Colors • Amazon Business $89.95 1 $89.95
SmartMax Flower Palace • Amazon Business $64.00 1 $64.00
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99
Spectrastone Permaglo Rainbow Aquarium Gravel for Freshwater Aquariums, 5-Pound Bag • Amazon Business $12.21 2 $24.42
MICHLEY 1T00001-houseblock Builder Sets for Kids 140Piece Interlocking Builders Blocks, Classic • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Learning Resources Mental Blox Critical Thinking Game • Amazon Business $21.51 1 $21.51
Lego Lot Of 10 Minifigures Random Lot Star Wars, Ninjago & More (US Seller) • Amazon Business $21.45 1 $21.45
Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Build & Bloom Building Set, 117 Pieces • Amazon Business $21.00 1 $21.00
Magna-Tiles 8-Piece Polygons Expansion Set – The Original, Award-Winning Magnetic Building Tiles – Creativity and Educational – STEM Approved • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Bristle Blocks by Battat – The Official Bristle Blocks – 85 Pieces in a Carry Case – Creativity Building Toys for Dexterity and Fine Motricity – BPA Free 2 years + • Amazon Business $18.25 1 $18.25
10 Pack - 20x150mm Pyrex Glass Test Tubes with Rubber Stoppers New • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
EMIDO 480 Pcs Building Toy Building Blocks Bars Different Shape Educational Construction Engineering Set 3D Puzzle , Interlocking Creative Connecting Kit, A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Learning Resources View-Thru Geometric Solids, 14 Pieces • Amazon Business $15.12 1 $15.12
Magna-Tiles 2-Piece Car Expansion Set – The Original, Award-Winning Magnetic Building Tiles – Creativity and Educational – STEM Approved • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Colorations LETGEM Colorations Letter Jewels (Pack of 260) • Amazon Business $14.55 1 $14.55
MarvelBeads Water Beads Rainbow Mix (Half Pound) for Spa Refill, Sensory Toys and Décor • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98

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