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Mrs. Scherb from Carter Lake IA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Energizing Science

Help me give my students the experience to study energy through hands on activities. The Snap Circuit Set in addition to the Windmill Generator and Solar Rover will allow my students to understand how energy works.

  • $164 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are resilient individuals who have faced adversities that I could only imagine, poverty being only one of them. Our school has taken to heart the needs of our students and have looked at ways in which we can best support their learning.

I want to see each of my students succeed, but first I must meet their needs.

My students deserve to have a fun, comfortable, and engaging environment that promotes high levels of learning.

I truly have the best kids and I want to give them nothing but the best!

My Project

The resources donated will help my students experience how energy works through a variety of hands on experiments. I have specifically chosen materials that will allow my students to discover solar, wind, and electrical energy.

Each of the donated materials will leave a lasting impression on my students as they will be able to see first hand how energy works.

I am confident that my students will be able to more fully understand the concept of energy through the use these materials. I can't wait to see them to use their problem solving and teamwork skills when discovering how energy works.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Snap Circuits Snaptricity Electronics Exploration Kit | Over 75 STEM Projects | 4-Color Project Manual | 40 Snap Modules | Unlimited Fun • Amazon Business $30.97 1 $30.97
Educational Insights Fluorescent Light Filters (Tranquil Blue), Set of 4 • Amazon Business $25.39 1 $25.39
Solar Rover • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.96 1 $17.96
4M Green Science Windmill Generator • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.56 1 $12.56
Light and Its Effects (Science Readers: Content and Literacy) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
DD103 - Write & Wipe Thin-Line Markers - 4-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$100.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$6.91

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$139.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.58

Total project goal

$163.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$163.86

3 Donors

-$142.00

Donations toward project cost

-$120.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.30

match offer

-$21.86

Match offer toward project cost

-$18.58

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.28

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$0.00

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