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Ms. Skeen from West Valley City UT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fifth-Grade STEM

My students need STEM supplies in order to become more technologically, mathematically and engineeringly based learners.

  • $951 goal

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My Students

Our school is working to become more academically STEM-based. We would love to have more supplies to assist us in achieving this goal.

Our school caters to a variety of diverse students.

We have students from all over the world, including refugees. Coming from a number of different socioeconomic backgrounds and cultures, we provide a safe learning environment from them to feel successful. There are approximately 30 students per class, which makes for a great amount of multicultural backgrounds.

We steer away from asking parents to assist with supplies, so it would be beneficial to receive these science/STEM materials.

My Project

Materials that we've asked for will be used for STEM-based learning to engage and enhance student participation and understanding of educational and technological processes.

For example we will use the drones in a STEM activity where students will create an obstacle course, using materials given, to fly drones successfully through.

Another example of use will be to create a complete circuit, by creating an electrical wave which will light-up a bulb.

Also, matter properties will be taught with these materials. For example, the bottles of glue will assist in making slime and talking about the changed this process undergoes. The balloons will also assist in creating experiments where chemical changes take place.

Using Lego and other building manipulatives, students will gain a greater understanding of how to create suitable structures that can withstand earth's processes.

Because we are becoming a STEM centered school, the requested supplies serve many different roles, but were all chosen with the intention of being able to use the materials in a variety of ways.

Ms. Skeen
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Syma X5C 2.4G 6 Axis Gyro HD Camera RC Quadcopter with 2.0MP Camera • Amazon Business $32.99 3 $98.97
Magnetic Blocks STEM Educational Toys Magnet Building Block Tiles Set for Boys and Girls by Coodoo-24pcs • Amazon Business $13.99 6 $83.94
Ozeri ZK14-S Pronto Digital Multifunction Kitchen and Food Scale, Elegant Black • Amazon Business $14.29 5 $71.45
Jovi Plastilina Reusable Neon Non-Drying Modeling Clay; 1.75 oz. Bars, Set of 30, 5 each of 6 Neon Colors, perfect for Arts and Crafts Projects • Amazon Business $26.95 2 $53.90
Scotch Magic Tape, Writeable, 3/4 x 1000 Inches, Boxed, 6 Rolls (810K6) • Amazon Business $12.09 4 $48.36
TIANBO FIRST General Purpose Home and Office Masking Tape, 0.94-Inch x 60-Yards, 9 Rolls • Amazon Business $15.28 3 $45.84
Flash Furniture Vibrant Apple Green and Chrome Swivel Task Chair with Tractor Seat • Amazon Business $41.99 1 $41.99
Flash Furniture Vibrant Spicy Lime and Chrome Swivel Task Chair with Tractor Seat • Amazon Business $39.00 1 $39.00
Flash Furniture Vibrant Bright Blue and Chrome Swivel Task Chair with Tractor Seat • Amazon Business $34.25 1 $34.25
Argo Corn Starch - 16 oz. (pack of 2) 100% PURE Gluten Free • Amazon Business $8.09 4 $32.36
MESHA 12 Inches Assorted Color Party Balloons (144 Pcs) - USA SELLER • Amazon Business $10.26 3 $30.78
Silicone Rubber Wire [30ft total,15 ft Red and 15 ft Black] - UTUO 16 Gauge Stranded Tinned Copper Conductor Wire, Soft Flexible Heat Resistant Silicone insulated Wire Cords • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
BLACK+DECKER Double Burner Portable Buffet Range, Black, DB1002B • Amazon Business $26.49 1 $26.49
Apples to Apples Junior - The Game of Crazy Combinations! – Styles May Vary • Amazon Business $23.94 1 $23.94
Don't Say It Game • Amazon Business $11.47 2 $22.94
Dowling Magnets Iron Filings, Jar (12 ounces) with shaker lid • Amazon Business $7.00 3 $21.00
Wilton Color Right Performance Color System, 601-6200 • Amazon Business $17.41 1 $17.41
Learning Resources Magnetic Wands, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
DRINKET 9-Oz Clear Plastic Cups Old Fashioned 9-Oz Clear Plastic Tumblers 100 Ct. Disposable Cups Reusable Cups Clear Heavy Duty Hard Plastic Party Cups Round Drinking Water Cups • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Perfect Stix Jumbo Craft Sticks ( Pack of 500ct) • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Pack of 10 E10 Miniature Screw Base Light Bulbs, 6.3V / 0.5A, 6 Volt Miniature Lamp • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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