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Mrs. Weaver from Newport News VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Light Up Our Classroom!

My students need tabletop light panels to take their exploration and creativity to the next level!

  • $547 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

If I had to describe my students in five words, I would say they are inspiring, incredible, deserving, spirited and talented. I teach at a STEM magnet school in downtown Newport News, Virginia, where 100% of our students receive free lunch and breakfast. Because my students come from a low economic status, it is a struggle to get the resources needed to help them to be able to experience all that STEM has to offer. STEM (stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is problem-based learning that uses a design process to teach students about real-world problems. Each unit focuses on a particular career and engages them in hands-on collaborative learning. My students are so admirable, and it is my goal to show them how much they deserve.

My Project

My students are amazing explorers, artists, scientists and researchers. These table top light panels will take their observations and experiments to new levels and allow them to see their ideas from a whole new view.

Light play is both educational and magical.

This table will allow them to explore items from different ecosystems in detail, create and build exciting STEM challenges, trace artwork, engage in hands on math stations and so much more! How amazing will it be when they can bring in leaves and bugs from outside and set them on the panels to explore? These panels will be set up each day in a center encouraging them to use their imagination!

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TB490 - Tabletop Light Panel • Lakeshore Learning Materials $159.00 2 $318.00
LC590X - Light Table Manipulative Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
FS491 - Human X-Rays - Set of 18 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$427.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$464.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.95

Total project goal

$546.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$546.35

2 Donors

-$537.53

Donations toward project cost

-$464.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.13

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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