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Mrs. Ross from Hampton GA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flying High With Rocketry

My students need 24 rockets and 2 bulk packs of engines for our classroom project of discovery of flight.

  • $443 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Every morning we start off with Corral, where the students move to another teacher to be accelerated or remediated. The students love moving and doing inventive ideas to remediate or accelerate. I would love my students to have the 21st century skills needed to compete in the real world.

My students range in ability and interest.

However, 89% of them are kinesthetic learners. Most are on free/reduced lunch so it is a low economic area. My school is K-5 with 5 teachers per grade. We have Early Intervention Programs as well as after school programs.

My Project

My students will be researching the principals of flight for our science curriculum on pushes and pulls. I believe capturing their kinesthetic learning will help them learn about the science principals that we have to cover as well as the measurement skills they will learn. We will also learn about the history of flight. Launching rockets and building rockets in the classroom brings real life to their learning.

Donations to this project will provide the student a better understanding of math, science, reading skills needed to compete in a 21st century world.

If you choose to donate to this project you will be helping our school implement 21st century skills.

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Mrs. Ross
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Estes Alpha III Model Rocket, Bulk Pack • Carolina Biological Supply Company $112.50 2 $225.00
Estes Model Rocket Engine, Model A8-3, Pack of 24 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $67.50 1 $67.50

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