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Mrs. Schulz from Apopka FL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Future Engineers of the World

My students need hands-on experiences to learn best. This LEGO Simple & Powered Machines set will enable them to experience forces and motion, plus STEM, in an engaging manner.

  • $268 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are mixed ability and amazing. They come from varying backgrounds but come together as a lively bunch of curious learners. The girls are outnumbered fifteen to eight, but they hold their own. I have two students who have recently immigrated (one as a refugee and the other because Hurricane Maria destroyed his home) and are learning English for the first time. I have students with autism, learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder. They are my Blue Suede Paws and are our fantastic future.

My Project

Children love LEGO. My students are children who love LEGO and Science. This LEGO Simple and Powered Machine set will enable my students to think and act like engineers. With the kit, they can design, create, and utilize pulleys, motors, levers, wedges, wheels and axles. They will also study the history behind these clever tools. To create these amazing inventions (the original STEM), students have to follow engineering drawings: an invaluable skill. The kit comes with a curriculum pack that will help me create fascinating problem-solving activities in my classtoom. Problem-solving helps my students to become critical thinkers and to work their way through the Engineering Design Process. These skills will help my students in life, school, and career.

Mrs. Schulz
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Simple & Powered Machines Set • LEGO Education $179.95 1 $179.95

Materials cost

$179.95

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$227.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.17

Total project goal

$267.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$267.82

5 Donors

-$235.21

Donations toward project cost

-$203.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.13

match offer

-$28.91

Match offer toward project cost

-$24.57

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.34

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.71

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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