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Mrs. Rodrigue from Baton Rouge LA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engineering A Solution - Pandemic Response

Help me give my students an engaging unit using the Engineering Design Process through amazing hand-on activities!

  • $750 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Sometimes students are so busy working on skills that they don't get to experience creative math and science tasks in elementary school. Well, no more!

I work with some great 4th and 5th grade scholars that are excited to problem solve in unique ways.

My students want to complete challenging higher order thinking tasks that are fun and educational!

My students want to learn in an engaging way! Math and science are traditionally thought of as a paper/pencil subjects but it doesn’t have to be taught that way. My students like to move and explore math and science concepts in order to internalize what they are learning. They want to engage their original thinking through the engineering process design.

My Project

This project includes up to 12 activities to engage my students in the engineering design process. Through hands-on inquiry students will work together to systematically solve problems in the biomedical field. Some activities include exploring how contagious viruses spread, creating a public service announcement to inform the public, considering what steps they should take to prevent an outbreak from becoming a pandemic.

Using the Engineering Design Process, students will work together to engineer a solution to a biomedical engineering challenge.

As they work through the challenges, they will sharpen 21st century skills like critical thinking, teamwork, and communication. These important skills for like, along with the science involved in this unit make it a perfect learning unit to include in our year!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Outbreak Alert: Engineering a Pandemic Response • AKJ Education $550.45 1 $550.45

Materials cost

$550.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$48.16

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$636.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$112.39

Total project goal

$749.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$749.26

7 Donors

-$250.00

Donations toward project cost

-$212.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.50

match offer

-$499.26

Match offer toward project cost

-$424.37

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.89

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$0.00

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