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Mr. Holman from Arnold MO is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engineering Design 2018

My students need jumbo craft sticks, masking tape, and duct tape to build and modify their catapults.

  • $283 goal

This project expired on March 31, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Science isn't just information. It's doing something with information. My students need to build, examine, and modify structures to feel what it's like to be an engineer.

My students are 72 fifth graders with young and adventurous spirits.

They're dedicated to learning what they can, and waiting for more opportunities to DO. Our school has been recognized nationally for it's character education program, and we have a student population that makes it easy to see why such a distinction was awarded.

My Project

My students will carry out an Engineering Design Project. Students will work in pairs to build a catapult with a standard design. After testing their production, the can make modifications to improve the launching capabilities of the structure. However, their modifications are limited by budget constraints, making decisions a challenge - just like real life! My students need jumbo craft sticks, masking tape, and duct tape to build and modify their catapults.

I hope to send them to sixth grade with a strong understanding of the engineering process, and how the laws of science and demands of a budget intertwine to make advances in technology.

Mr. Holman
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 72 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
24126-1024-Masking Tape - 1" x 60 yds • Blick Art Materials $1.64 25 $41.00
60406-1500-Creativity Street Jumbo Craft Sticks - Box of 500, Assorted Colors • Blick Art Materials $7.63 5 $38.15
34139-2050-ShurTech Color Duck Tape - 1.88" x 20 yds, Black • Blick Art Materials $5.33 3 $15.99
34139-5380-ShurTech Color Duck Tape - 1.88" x 20 yds, Blue Ocean • Blick Art Materials $5.33 2 $10.66
34139-2980-ShurTech Color Duck Tape - 1.88" x 20 yds, Red • Blick Art Materials $5.33 2 $10.66
34139-1040-ShurTech Color Duck Tape - 1.88" x 20 yds, White • Blick Art Materials $5.33 2 $10.66
34139-4540-ShurTech Color Duck Tape - 1.88" x 20 yds, Yellow • Blick Art Materials $5.33 2 $10.66
34140-1070-ShurTech Duck Tape Prints - 1.88" x 10 yds, Ikat Tie-Dye • Blick Art Materials $5.09 1 $5.09
34140-9010-ShurTech Duck Tape Prints - 1.88" x 10 yds, Rainbow • Blick Art Materials $5.09 1 $5.09
34140-5010-ShurTech Duck Tape Prints - 1.88" x 10 yds, Galaxy • Blick Art Materials $5.09 1 $5.09
34140-2070-ShurTech Duck Tape Prints - 1.88" x 10 yds, Kaleidoscope • Blick Art Materials $5.09 1 $5.09
34140-2060-ShurTech Duck Tape Prints - 1.88" x 10 yds, Flower Chevron • Blick Art Materials $5.09 1 $5.09
34140-2050-ShurTech Duck Tape Prints - 1.88" x 10 yds, Desert Star • Blick Art Materials $5.09 1 $5.09
34140-2040-ShurTech Duck Tape Prints - 1.88" x 10 yds, Black and White Diamond • Blick Art Materials $5.09 1 $5.09
34140-2010-ShurTech Duck Tape Prints - 1.88" x 10 yds, Zig-Zag Zebra • Blick Art Materials $5.09 1 $5.09
34140-1080-ShurTech Duck Tape Prints - 1.88" x 10 yds, Stained Glass • Blick Art Materials $5.09 1 $5.09
34140-1060-ShurTech Duck Tape Prints - 1.88" x 10 yds, Tribal • Blick Art Materials $5.09 1 $5.09

Materials cost

$188.68

Vendor shipping charges

$18.87

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$240.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.42

Total project goal

$282.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$282.80

4 Donors

-$276.06

Donations toward project cost

-$240.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.68

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.74

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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