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Ms. McGuiness from Winter Garden FL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Full STEAM Ahead in Fourth Grade!

Help me give my students science lab materials such as owl pellets and a rock cycle lab to help them understand the science standards.

  • $559 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 44 fourth grade in a community school. I want them to have the opportunity this year to learn the standards in a hands on, minds on, engaging way. The students will create both academic and personal goals related to our math and science curriculum.

Many of my students have educational plans, in addition to their regular coursework, which entails individualized learning goals.

We will accomplish many of these goals through STEAM projects this year. These materials will help them in understanding and completing these projects, as well as designing their own.

My Project

These materials will help my students to understand the fourth grade science curriculum. Fourth grade students will be learning concepts related to Force and Motion, Earth in Space and Time, Changes in Matter, and Interdependence among others. These concepts are difficult to grasp from reading in a textbook, so working through investigations in small groups is an ideal approach.

Students will have the opportunity to innovate and collaborate to find solutions.

They will be able to do more than just work from a textbook. With these materials, they can experience the concepts. Later, they can work to take their learning to the next level and create their own experiments.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KIT DELUXE CLASSROOM OWL PELLET • Ward's Science $133.54 1 $133.54
MODELING THE MOON'S MOTION & PHASES LAB • Ward's Science $129.99 1 $129.99
ROCK CYCLE LAB ACTIVITY • Ward's Science $94.99 1 $94.99
EXPERIENCING FORCES LAB ACTIVITY CLASS • Ward's Science $79.99 1 $79.99

Materials cost

$438.51

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$475.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.84

Total project goal

$558.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$558.93

1 Donor

-$280.00

Donations toward project cost

-$238.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.00

match offer

-$278.93

Match offer toward project cost

-$237.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.84

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$0.00

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