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Ms. Shields from Irving TX is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Glow with it for STEM!

Help me give my students engaging Glow STEM materials to have a fantastic experience for our reviews with items like black lights, glow markers and paper, dice and buzzers for games to make learning exciting!

  • $495 goal

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My Students

My students come from diverse backgrounds and cultures from high financial need to those who are not in need. My school doesn't qualify for Title One services, even though a percentage of my students qualify for some financial assistance. I teach in a suburban school in Texas. My students are very excited learners, willing to jump in and learn new things.

I teach in a relatively new school with a beautiful environment for learning, but my students are interested in what is out there and what they will be using when they leave the classroom.

Therefore, I want to encourage STEM careers and learning excitement through cooperative work environments. I also want to help raise and educate my students in their personal financial literacy building on a classroom economy. I am educating our future leaders, workers and professionals and want to give them every advantage. Help me to make them successful mathematicians and scientists!

My Project

My students learn best when they are actively engaged. My students need supplies to play highly engaging games to review science and math skills. These games will help to provide the hands-on, practice that my students need as a review and for their future.

Just picture an entire classroom lit up with glowing science and math activities under black lights for hands-on STEM review fun!!

This will grab my students' attention like never before. This project will have students working together and completing tasks while building STEM skills for their futures. After transforming my room with various glow items, I plan on giving students tasks that set the stage for them to work together, learn, review and have some fun before testing.

I want to create experiences for my students that they will never forget. In order to create these experiences, I need some basic supplies to help transform my classroom. I plan on using the tape, black lights, dice, pens, flashlights and buzzers along with the plates and paper for multiple units throughout the year. Learning in a glow-in-the-dark environment will be something my students will never forget. All of the Glow STEM games will be tied to standards practice and review to better prepare them for testing.

The games will be played with task cards asking students to apply skills they have learned in the areas of science and math. The neon colored paper and plates will be used to create the cards. The dice and cups will have activities related to numbers or clues written on them and associated with a task. The black lights, sunglasses and necklaces will help to create an exciting environment.

These supplies will be used for years to come as a way to keep students excited about learning and prepping for testing!

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
American DJ 24" Black Light Fixture with bulb • Amazon Business $17.95 4 $71.80
Velocity Toys Set of 12 VT Flashing LED Multi Color 'Slotted Shutter' Light Up Show Party Favor Toy Glasses (Colors May Vary) • Amazon Business $9.40 4 $37.60
Findway 5 UV Ultra Violet Blacklight 9 LED Flashlight Torch Light Outdoors,Pet Urine Detector for Dog Urine,Pet Stains and Bed Bug Detector,Dog Urine Remover • Amazon Business $11.99 3 $35.97
KIWIHUB UV Blacklight Reactive (6pack) (6 Colors) 0.59inch x 16.4ft per Color, Fluorescent Cloth/Neon Gaffer Tape, Super Bright for Glow Party Supplies • Amazon Business $8.99 4 $35.96
Liberty Imports Set of 12 LED Light Up Flashing Bouncy Dice | 6 Sided Large Rubber Toy Dies (1.5 inches, Assorted Colors) • Amazon Business $14.95 2 $29.90
NUOLUX Birthday Party Cake Dessert Paper Plates Round Disposable Paper Plate Assorted Colors 50pcs • Amazon Business $13.39 2 $26.78
Invisible Disappearing Ink Pen Marker Secret spy Message Writer with uv Light Fun Activity for Kids Party Favors Ideas Gifts and Stock Stuffers, (12 Pack) by SyPen • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Tanmit 240 Gel Pens Set 120 Colored Gel Pen plus 120 Refills for Adults Coloring Books Drawing Art Markers (No Duplicates) • Amazon Business $20.98 1 $20.98
IQ Toys 8 Piece Signalight Set, Includes 4 Light Bars and 4 Individual Buzzers. Great for Games, Parties and Classrooms • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Astrobrights Colored Cardstock Paper • Amazon Business $9.38 2 $18.76
AmazonBasics AAA Performance Alkaline Batteries (36 Count) • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
US Toy Lot of 24 Glow In The Dark Plastic Pearl Necklaces - Kids Costume • Amazon Business $5.12 3 $15.36
Mind Sparks Foam Dry Erase Blocks • Amazon Business $12.71 1 $12.71
Firefly Glow In The Dark Stars - Gift Boxed Set - 600 Highest Quality Glow Stars - Comes with Applicator, UV Sample Light, and FREE Glowing Moon - By • Amazon Business $8.57 1 $8.57
Hefty Disposable Plastic Cups in Assorted Colors - 16 Ounce, 100 Count • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64

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