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

Hot Wheels Speedometry - Making Science Fun!

Help me give my students Hot Wheels racing tracks to learn about the concepts of energy, force, and motion in a fun and engaging way. Bring play into the classroom as students learn scientific and engineering practices.

  • $395 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Moonshot makers, future world leaders, and generous, kind souls - the students that will benefit from your generous donation are from a small, inclusive, and diverse K-5 school - a school that includes many English language learners, students with special needs, and students with other challenges. They are amazing - full of energy, enthusiasm, and curiosity! Their integrity, compassion, and respect for others are evident! They deserve the opportunity to dream big and be successful in whatever they choose to do!

My Project

Play is important for children of all ages. It allows students to engage in kinesthetic learning. It provides opportunities to experiment with trial and error, learn from mistakes, and understand the potential gaps between theory and practice. Play develops language skills. It helps students control impulses and develop cooperation skills and empathy for others. Play is critical for the development of creative problem-solving skills. Hot Wheels is a great tool to support all of these things!

Hot Wheels brings joy, excitement, curiosity, and wonder!

Hot Wheels will allow opportunities for students to engage, explore, explain, elaborate, and evaluate across grade levels. In kindergarten, students will use Hot Wheels to explore the concept of push and pull, as well as how surface conditions affect forces. In 4th grade, students will deepen their understanding of potential and kinetic energy by observing, predicting, and measuring. Learning opportunities are endless.

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 250 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hot Wheels Track Builder Starter Kit Play Set [Amazon Exclusive] • Amazon Business $20.99 7 $146.93
Hot Wheels Track Builder Loop Launcher Playset • Amazon Business $9.99 7 $69.93
Hot Wheels Track Builder Loop Accessory • Amazon Business $8.40 7 $58.80

Materials cost

$275.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$25.22

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$335.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.12

Total project goal

$394.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$394.13

3 Donors

-$305.00

Donations toward project cost

-$259.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.75

match offer

-$89.13

Match offer toward project cost

-$75.76

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.37

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$0.00

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