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Ms. Ussery from Zolfo Springs FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-on Learning With Stem Manipulatives

Help me give my students the ability to create their own working STEM models and structures.

  • $729 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I am very fortunate to have a loving group of kids. They work hard to encourage each other and to help one another out whenever possible, whether it is showing someone how to work out a problem, sharing supplies, or praising someone for trying.

My fourth graders are excited to wake up in the morning, come into the classroom, and learn.

They are curious about everything going on around them and work hard to do better than they did before. We strive to make a positive environment where they can learn together.

My Project

These materials will allow my students to become active and engaged learners while meeting the state standards for science. This project includes multiple stem sets that cover different scientific principles, such as levers, Newton's Laws, simple machines, Physics Laws, wheels and axles, inclined planes, gears, pulleys, fluid dynamics, and solar power.

Students will work together to create different structures that use a variety of science principles, allowing them to see the concepts first hand.

Each set can be used to create multiple models and to show complex topics first hand to students so that they are able to have a deeper understanding of the concept.

Ms. Ussery
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 18 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DAZHONG Remote Control Building Block Robot Educational Electric RC Robot Bricks STEM Toys with LED Intelligent Charging Gift for Boys Girls Age of 6,7,8,9-14 Year Old (Purple) • Amazon Business $39.99 2 $79.98
Engino Discovering Stem: Levers, Linkages & Structures Building Kit • Amazon Business $30.98 2 $61.96
Engino S.T.E.M. Solar Power Building Model Kit • Amazon Business $60.27 1 $60.27
Engino ENG-STEM902 Physics Laws-Inertia, Friction, Circular Motion and Energy Conservation Building Set (118 Piece) • Amazon Business $29.46 2 $58.92
Engino Discovering STEM Mechanics Wheels, Axles and Inclined Planes | 14 Working Models | Illustrated Instruction Manual | Theory & Facts | Experimental Activities | STEM Construction Kit • Amazon Business $28.92 2 $57.84
Engino Discovering STEM Mechanics Levers & Linkages | 16 Working Models | Illustrated Instruction Manual | Theory & Facts | Experimental Activities | STEM Construction Kit • Amazon Business $28.40 2 $56.80
Engino Discovering STEM Fluid Dynamics | 5 Working Models | Illustrated Instruction Manual | Theory & Facts | Experimental Activities | STEM Construction Kit • Amazon Business $55.00 1 $55.00
Engino Discovering STEM Mechanics Pulley Drives | 8 Working Models | Illustrated Instruction Manual | Theory & Facts | Experimental Activities | STEM Construction Kit • Amazon Business $26.99 2 $53.98
Engino Discovering STEM Newton's Laws Inertia, Momentum, Kinetic & Potential Energy Construction Kit • Amazon Business $25.95 2 $51.90
Engino Discovering STEM Structures Constructions & Bridges | 9 Working Models | Illustrated Instruction Manual | Theory & Facts | Experimental Activities | STEM Construction Kit • Amazon Business $22.09 2 $44.18

Materials cost

$580.83

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$619.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$109.33

Total project goal

$728.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$728.87

3 Donors

-$365.00

Donations toward project cost

-$310.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.75

match offer

-$363.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$309.29

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.58

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$0.00

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