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Mrs. Watrous from Wallingford CT is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Escape the Biology Classroom

Help me give my students four Breakout EDU kits and one-year platform accesss to over 900 escape the classroom challenges.

  • $752 goal

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My Students

Do the words mystery, creativity, collaboration, and mind-blowing problem solving catch your attention? My 10th-grade biology students in Connecticut are intrigued and motivated by real-world challenging applications that promote critical thinking skills.

Although many of my students are academically challenged, they work hard to achieve success; especially when faced with intriguing hands-on activities.

Taking students on a mysterious journey through an escape the classroom challenge promotes collaboration and perseverance.

With the newly adopted Next Generation Science Standards, my district is working hard to develop the students understanding of science and engineering practices. What better way to foster these practices than through an escape the classroom challenge.

My Project

Breakout EDU is a platform that brings the challenges of an escape room to the classroom. These challenges promote creativity, innovation, critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, and collaboration.

There is not much in life that doesn't require problem-solving skills so what better way to promote this than an escape the classroom challenge.

Timed-challenges grab students' attention and benefit all types of learners. They move students past knowledge and comprehension and into the application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of Bloom's taxonomy.

Each Breakout EDU kit comes with everything you need to play over 900 escape room games. This includes large and small locking boxes, multilocks, digital locks, reflection cards, a red lens viewer, UV light, invisible ink pen, thumb drive, and hint cards. Additionally, platform access provides students with the ability to create their own games.

My students will greatly benefit from these engaging games as they move forward in the quest to achieve academic excellence.

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Breakout EDU Kit & Platform Access • AKJ Education $150.00 4 $600.00

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