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Mrs. Adam from Meridian ID is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging English Language Learners Through STEM

Help me give my students STEM visual and hands-on materials for full engagement.

  • $1,020 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energetic and enthusiastic English language learners who desire to understand everything that is being taught in their science and math classes at our middle school. When they have interesting visual and hands-on materials, it makes everything become so much more comprehensible.

Even when students use a simple balance to find the density of items around the classroom, it promotes prediction-making and engagement.

My students hunger for more non-book materials that can help them fully understand scientific concepts.

My Project

For my English language learners, having access to hands-on science and math materials, plus vivid visuals, will make everything they are learning so much more comprehensible and interesting. When students are learning about elements in their physical science classes, they can come back to my ELD science study skills lab and actually assemble and disassemble an ETA hand2mind period table. Additionally, the students who are taking life science classes will be able to examine 3D cell models and construct cells using the Animal and Plant Cell Assembly Model.

Another group of ESL students, who are working on more fundamental math skills to prepare for higher level mathematics classes, will be able to utilize a variety of ways to develop and strengthen their math skills by using materials such as the Star Right Math Triangulation Flashcards.

Because they are "write and wipe" cards, future students will also be able to use these cards.

The variety of STEM materials listed in this Donor Choose grant request will make a big difference in the future of my English language learners.

Mrs. Adam
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Star Right Math Triangle Flash Cards, Multiplication and Division Facts 0-12, Double-Sided, 2 Write and Wipe Cards Included, 2 Erasable Markers, for Ages 8 & Up • Amazon Business $10.99 16 $175.84
ETA hand2mind 90634 Periodic Table Connecting Color Tile Set, Grade: 6 to 12 • Amazon Business $22.95 4 $91.80
ETA hand2mind Paper Base Ten Place Value Mat, Package of 25 • Amazon Business $14.99 5 $74.95
Animal Cells and Plant Cells Assembly Model for Elementary Education or Teaching Presentations (Animal cell) • Amazon Business $65.00 1 $65.00
Animal Cells and Plant Cells Assembly Model for Elementary Education or Teaching Presentations (Plant cell) • Amazon Business $60.00 1 $60.00
ETA hand2mind Wood 1-inch Color Cubes, Set of 100 • Amazon Business $18.95 3 $56.85
Engino Discovering STEM Newton's Laws Inertia, Momentum, Kinetic & Potential Energy Construction Kit • Amazon Business $27.82 2 $55.64
K’NEX Education – DNA Replication and Transcription Set – 525 Pieces – Ages 10+ Science Educational Toy • Amazon Business $55.00 1 $55.00
Write-On/Wipe-Off Fraction Number Line Mats • Amazon Business $16.67 2 $33.34
LogicLabs Organic Chemistry Model Kit (239 Pieces) - with Starter Guide Atoms and Bonds. Molecular Model Student or Teacher Pack. • Amazon Business $23.35 1 $23.35
Learning Resources LER6039 Giant Magnetic Animal Cell • Amazon Business $21.86 1 $21.86
Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe • Amazon Business $21.77 1 $21.77
McDonald Publishing Life Science Poster Set (MC-P077) • Amazon Business $14.70 1 $14.70
Learning Resources Cross-Section Flower Model • Amazon Business $14.54 1 $14.54
Periodic Table Laminated poster (12in x 16.75 in) 2018 edition • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90

Materials cost

$777.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$47.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$866.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$152.87

Total project goal

$1,019.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,019.11

1 Donor

-$1,019.11

Donations toward project cost

-$866.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$152.87

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$0.00

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