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Ms. Belciak from Saint Louis MO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Empower our Future STEAM Professionals!

Help me give my students engaging hands-on science experiences with tools like makey-makey and geology kits that will inspire them!

  • $491 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Scholars at our school are incredibly curious, passionate and steadfast in their pursuit of learning. They are resilient in the face of many challenges and show perseverance. Our Title 1 school district is a place of learning, growth and exploration. We make no excuses, even when the going get's tough. We are strong, but we need your help!

Let's inspire and empower our children with hands-on, critical thinking based activities to prepare them for careers as innovators and leaders.

Let's work together to close the achievement gap. We believe in our brilliant scholars. Show us that you do too!

My Project

Makey-Makeys will teach our students abut circuitry and coding. We will start with building simple circuits, then add switches, connections and other complications to create exciting creations. Our kids will be inspired to invent after projects such as building a working play-dough game controller, or turning quarters into functioning keyboard keys. Through play and exploration, children will discover the joys of electrical engineering and coding.

Help introduce our students to engineering, electronics and inventing with makey-makeys and put our students in the shoes of working geologists, paleontologists, ornithologists and other STEAM professionals with the earth science kits.

Let's introduce our students to the endless career options and possibilities that they are capable of revolutionizing.

Ms. Belciak
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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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
Extra-large barn owl pellets, pack of 15, with bone sorting sheet • Amazon Business $39.95 4 $159.80
Makey An Invention Kit for Everyone • Amazon Business $43.65 1 $43.65
Dancing Bear Fossil Collection Sorting Activity Kit with Over 100 Pcs (More Than 20 Different Fossil Varieties!), Educational ID Sheet, Color ID Cards, Bags, Magnifying Glass, and Shark Teeth, Brand • Amazon Business $32.95 1 $32.95
ROCK ON! Geology Game with Rock & Mineral Collection – Collect and Learn with STEM-based Educational Science Kit in Carrying Case - Amethyst, Rhodonite, Selenite Crystal, Unakite and lots more • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
National Geographic Break Open 10 Premium Geodes – Includes Goggles, Detailed Learning Guide & 2 Display Stands - Great Stem Science Gift for Mineralogy & Geology Enthusiasts of Any Age • Amazon Business $22.33 1 $22.33
Eras of Life Geological Time Scale Educational Science Chart Poster 24 x 36 • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Mega Fossil Dig Kit – Excavate 15 real fossils including Dinosaur Bones, Mosasaur & Shark Teeth - Great STEM Science gift for Paleontology and Archeology enthusiasts of any age • Amazon Business $18.01 1 $18.01
Etekcity Digital Kitchen Food Scale and Multifunction Weight Scale with Removable Bowl, 11 lb 5kg • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Everyday Superheroes: Women in STEM Careers • Amazon Business $15.66 1 $15.66
4M Crystal Growing Experiment • Amazon Business $14.04 1 $14.04
STEM Bulletin Board Set • Amazon Business $11.04 1 $11.04

Materials cost

$381.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$417.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.62

Total project goal

$490.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$490.79

5 Donors

-$246.00

Donations toward project cost

-$209.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.90

Matching donations from our partners

-$244.79

Match offers toward project cost

-$208.07

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.72

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$0.00

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