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Ms. Garner from N Riverside IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-on Coding With Marble Runs

My students need marble runs to make kinetic connections to coding.

  • $310 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are in a Title I suburban school. They have a great quest for learning and a love for all things technological. These students want to learn more about robotics, coding, and building to solve real-world problems. This year, we are introducing a new curriculum to support learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

My students are inquisitive, resourceful, and inventive.

We want to provide a creative outlet for their energy and ideas. My students have had a taste of robotics, and are anxious to do more.

My Project

Technology is a wonderful tool, and sometimes we need to see our technology in real life to understand all of the various parts of a product. My students enjoy coding, and I want to take a hands-on approach so that students can see (and feel) how one block affects all the others.

By building and using marble runs, students will be able to see first hand not only Newton's Laws of Physics but also how small changes can make a difference in both a physical and technological manifestation.

Students will be using various learning modalities in designing and building, as well as practicing collaboration and a sense of community when we try to attach our marble runs together!

Ms. Garner
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 547 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Marble Genius Marble Run Super Set - 85 Translucent Marbulous Pieces + 15 Glass Marbles • Amazon Business $37.99 4 $151.96
Giant Marble Run Toy Track Super Set Game | MagicJourney 230 Piece Marble Maze Building Sets w/ 200 Colorful Marble Tracks, 30 Marbles & 4 Challenge Levels for STEM Learning, Endless Educational Fun • Amazon Business $38.98 2 $77.96

Materials cost

$229.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$263.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.48

Total project goal

$309.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$309.85

1 Donor

-$309.85

Donations toward project cost

-$263.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.48

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$0.00

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