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Mrs. Dorame from Magalia CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Gotta Have Science!

Help me give my students a KNEX imagine classic constructions set, STEM Structures and Buildings kits, STEM Exploring Vehicles Kit, the Delta Nature Center Science kit so that my students can actively learn about science in the world.

  • $1,301 goal

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My Students

My students are survivors of the very recent California Camp Fire in Paradise and Magalia. They have lost so much; their homes, families, pets, and their belongings. One consistent aspects of my students' lives is their school and teacher. They come to school in hopes of some normalcy and they get that, but unfortunately my students have had so much trauma from losing so much that they are having a difficult time focusing, functioning and feeling comforted in school like they did prior to the Camp Fire.

My students often come to school with stress and sadness that they cannot even comprehend or manage, therefore these feelings are revealed through distractions, restlessness, and physical behavior.

I want the best learning experiences and opportunities for my students to have a quality education. I can provide many of those aspects for them but I need help in providing stimulating science materials that are hands on and entertaining so they can engage and get caught up in fun science projects while learning about the world around them.

My Project

My students are so curious about how objects and structures work in the world and they enjoy learning about animals and how animals live in the world around them. These awesome science materials will activate my students curiosity for learning and will make our science lessons come to life in our classroom.

These science materials including KNEX pieces and magnet kits will allow for my students to build models that teach engineering practices, such as how structures can move and become stable and some of these science materials will allow my students to manipulate and create habitats through hands on placement of life science objects which will deepen their understanding about plants and animals in the world around them.

My students will have hours of learning science in a fun and active manner which will only enhance our science curriculum.

Mrs. Dorame
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

This project will reach 20 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SET KNEX IMAGINE CLASSIC CONSTRUCTIONS • Frey Scientific $37.69 4 $150.76
DELTA NATURE CENTER • Frey Scientific $134.89 1 $134.89
KIT STEM STRUCTURES BUILDINGS + BRIDGES STEM • Frey Scientific $30.31 4 $121.24
KIT DLX CLASS KIT OWL PELLET • Frey Scientific $113.59 1 $113.59
MODELS BOOK PLUS HABITAT S/5 • Frey Scientific $97.97 1 $97.97
SET STEM EXPLORATIONS VEHICLES • Frey Scientific $22.93 4 $91.72
MAGNET ADVANCED KIT • Frey Scientific $71.39 1 $71.39
DEMONSTRATOR MAGNETIC FIELD • Frey Scientific $58.50 1 $58.50
MODEL FOAM PLUS BK ROOTS • Frey Scientific $18.45 1 $18.45
MODEL FROM SEED TO PLANT • Frey Scientific $18.45 1 $18.45

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