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Ms. Jones from Jacksonville NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

How High Can We Go?

Help me give my students Bottle Rocket Launcher Kits and two liter bottles to explore rocketry and the concepts of thrust, lift, and gravity.

  • $372 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Most of my students learn best by investigating and doing labs. They are mostly visual and hands-on learners. Many come from households where money is tight, so asking for materials from home may not yield all the materials needed for an investigation. All have good attitudes and an earnest interest in discovering new things. They work well in groups, but need manipulatives to investigate the concepts discussed and learned in their science class. Inquiry-based learning is the best avenue for the way my students learn.

My Project

All students want to do experiments. The best ones are the ones that can't be done inside. We used to have rocket launchers, and the students really enjoyed learning about rocketry. However, time and weather have robbed us of this joy.

Providing rocket launchers will enable the students' minds to blast off in new directions.

They get to test out different ways to gain altitude using direction and pressure. Some even invent alterations to the design of the bottles. I love watching them use their creativity. Sometimes their ideas don't work out, but they always have fun, and that's learning!

Ms. Jones
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bottle Rocket Launcher Kit • Nasco $69.95 3 $209.85
2 Liter Soda Bottle • Nasco $1.00 30 $30.00

Materials cost

$239.85

Vendor shipping charges

$23.98

State sales tax

$18.71

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$316.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.79

Total project goal

$371.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$371.93

3 Donors

-$185.96

Donations toward project cost

-$158.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.89

match offer

-$185.96

Match offer toward project cost

-$158.07

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.89

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$0.00

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