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Ms. Z. from Miami FL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Full STEAM Ahead: Bringing Art to Science

Help me give my students the materials they need to be successful: a projector to show the information they need and art supplies to allow their creativity to flourish

  • $1,229 goal

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My Students

Students in my school are extremely talented. In a single classroom, I have rappers who write and compose their own songs; I have poets that write words that will move you; I have artists who can remember characters from their favorite shows and recreate them by memory and I have singers and dancers who if given the opportunity to perform could bring an audience to their feet.

Despite their glowing academic and artisitc potential, these students are also facing several challenges both inside and outside the classroom.

Our school is a title I school. 97% of our students are on free and reduced lunch and many of them are raised in single parent households. For some students, school is their only safe haven. I want to make sure that these challenges do not deter our students from excelling and reaching their top potential

My Project

My students have the majority of their instruction take place with a projector. They will use this projector to view essential science content including videos and notes. Once they take their notes, to make sure they have studied the material, students are responsible for creating their own flashcards with their hole punched index cards and pencils.The lamination pouches will make sure that the documents they look at daily in class can be preserved. In my class, I focus on having my scientists create things whether that be projects or hypotheses or art. The art supplies will allow students to express themselves while they create their models. They will be able to use the markers and poster paper to make their ideas visible to the class and the paint, canvases and paper to add much needed creativity to otherwise dry assignments. Students feel invested in things that interest them. I know art interests them and I want to make sure they have the materials they need to try something new. That is why I need the tri-fold boards. Student will be completing a science project about their interests and the boards will help them display their scientific findings

Ms. Z.
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 760HD - 3LCD projector - portable • Best Buy Education $456.24 1 $456.24
Debra Dale Designs - Ruled Hole Punched Small Study Flash Cards With 5 Rings - 3.5 x 2 Inches - Box of 1,000 - Extra Heavy 140# Index Card Stock - .0118 Thick • Amazon Business $39.99 3 $119.97
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 6 Pads (559RP-VAD6), Large White Recycled Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power • Amazon Business $114.43 1 $114.43
RiteCo 22101 Tri-Fold Display Boards, 48" x 36", White (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $90.80 1 $90.80
Conda & Kiddycolor Artist Acid Free Stretched Canvas 16" X20" Pack Of 5 (A30205) • Amazon Business $21.99 4 $87.96
Fellowes Thermal Laminating Pouches, 3 mil, 200 Pack • Amazon Business $21.98 1 $21.98
US Art Supply 24-Pack of 8 X 10 inch Professional Artist Quality Acid Free Canvas Panel Boards for Painting 2-12-Packs (1 Full Case of 24 Single Canvas Board Panels) • Amazon Business $18.96 1 $18.96
TecUnite 120 Sheets Cotton Watercolor Paper Bulk Cold Press Paper Pack for Watercolorist Students Beginning Artists, 6 by 9 Inches • Amazon Business $17.79 1 $17.79
Mr. Sketch Assorted Scent Markers 12 Pack (20072)(2 Pack) • Amazon Business $17.04 1 $17.04
Masterclass Premium Dual Tip Brush Markers, 12 Color, Non-Toxic Water Based Double Tip Pens • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Sharpie Plastic Point Stick Water Resistant Pen, Ink, Fine, Pack of 12, Black (1742663) • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
Colore Watercolor Painting Kit, 24 Colors • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
BIC Xtra-Life Mechanical Pencil, 0.7 mm, 40-Count • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88

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