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Ms. Leach from Springfield MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Expand Our Knowledge - Part 2!

My students need a STEM Classroom Bundle, Snap Circuits, and Weather Tracker.

  • $744 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Unique, energetic, determined and curious are just a few words to describe my 4th graders. Most of my students have many things going on in their lives that could and do prevent them from learning. Helping students overcome those outside obstacles, even if it is just for a day or an hour is amazing to see. Some of these students have been through more tragedy and loss than most of us will see in a lifetime. Their willingness to push forward and with help thrive is inspiring.

My Project

This year science has been integrated back into the classroom again. In previous years it has been a special that students go to every other week. With science being in the classroom now there are limited supplies for students to use. This means less hands on activities and interesting texts to use.

Students need more hands-on science experiences and interesting texts to explore!

This project will help fund some of these hands on materials that can be used in our science lessons to provide students with experiences that will really help concepts and ideas stick. Our 4th graders definitely excel when they get to do hands on activities and complete experiments and investigations. Some thing students will be able to explore include solar power in our unit on energy as well as magnets and electrical circuits. They will use the weather kit to get some hands on experience with some weather tools, how to use them and how to read them. With the STEM classroom bundle students will get a chance to problem solve together and investigate how different things work!

It is my hope that we can start getting students more excited about science through more hands on science experiments and explorations! Our first project was fully funded to get students more engaging texts to learn from for science. Now, we are looking to get more hands on materials for experiments and investigations!

Ms. Leach
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stem Classroom Bundle • AKJ Education $119.99 1 $119.99
Snap Circuits Motion • AKJ Education $62.01 1 $62.01
Snap Circuits® 300-in-1 • AKJ Education $51.06 1 $51.06
Rock Tumbler • AKJ Education $47.41 1 $47.41
Solar Power • AKJ Education $35.00 1 $35.00
Weather Tracker • AKJ Education $34.99 1 $34.99
Weather • AKJ Education $23.32 1 $23.32
Circuit Maze • AKJ Education $21.89 1 $21.89
Crystal Wonder • AKJ Education $21.86 1 $21.86
Super Solar Recycler • AKJ Education $18.94 1 $18.94
Outdoor Science Lab for Kids • AKJ Education $18.24 1 $18.24
Snap Circuits Strobe Light & Sound • AKJ Education $18.21 1 $18.21
Rock Tumbler Refill Kit • AKJ Education $16.02 1 $16.02
Cross-Section Flower Model • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Primary Science 5" Mighty Magnets, Set Of 6 • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
6-in-1 Solar Kit • AKJ Education $14.56 1 $14.56
Fun With Magnets • AKJ Education $12.78 1 $12.78
Try This! 50 Fun Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Janice Vancleave's Guide to the Best Science Fair Projects • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Easy Make & Learn Projects Animal Habitats Grades 2-3 • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Get Into Wow-Factor Science • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
What Just Happened? Reading Results and Making Inferences • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53

Materials cost

$592.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$631.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$111.47

Total project goal

$743.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$743.13

4 Donors

-$643.13

Donations toward project cost

-$546.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$96.47

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

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$0.00

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