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Ms. McCracken from South Gate CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engineering Amusement Parks

Help me give my students roller coaster and amusement park building sets to help them strengthen their engineering skills.

  • $276 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energetic 7 and 8-year-olds who are excited about learning. They love to read and write and engage in conversation with their peers. They are eager to read both literature and nonfiction and write about what they’ve read. Many of my students began elementary school without foundational reading skills, but they have been working hard to attain grade level standards. Most of my students are second language learners. Reading in the classroom is essential to their continued success!

My Project

My students are in the STEM Magnet because they have a deep interest in science and engineering. In order to master the rigorous engineering standards, my students need multiple opportunities to engage in hands-on projects.

Many of these explorations require a large quantity of materials that my school doesn't have the budget to acquire.

My students are able to participate in cost-effective activities, such as the pumpkin drop experiment or building gingerbread houses, but I would like to give them opportunities to create more complex structures.

The STEM amusement park and roller coaster kits are high interest and rigorous tools for engineering. They will allow my students new opportunities to explore this exciting subject!

Ms. McCracken
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Web Weaver Roller Coaster Building Set • AKJ Education $51.09 1 $51.09
3-In-1 Classic Amusement Park Building Set • AKJ Education $49.49 1 $49.49
Gears! Gears! Gears!® Dizzy Fun Land™ Motorized Building Set • AKJ Education $43.79 1 $43.79
Stem Explorations: Swing Ride Building Set • AKJ Education $40.49 1 $40.49

Materials cost

$184.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.91

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$234.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.39

Total project goal

$275.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$275.93

1 Donor

-$138.00

Donations toward project cost

-$117.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.70

match offer

-$137.93

Match offer toward project cost

-$117.24

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.69

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$0.00

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