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Mrs. Howard from Grand Island NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Spy Some STEM Design

Help me give my students STEM supplies for science and engineering projects in the classroom.

  • $588 goal

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My Students

I have the best job in the world! Each day I face 80, 11 year old students and see the potential within each and every one a potential that inspires me to find ways to ignite their passion for learning!

The creative energy of my students is limitless.

They imagine solutions to problems in ways I couldn't have possibly anticipated. I always challenge myself to find ways to harness their interests and passions into relevant, educational experiences that will inspire ALL of us.

In our digital world we are creating learners that need to be prepared for the jobs of the future. STEM experiences such as 3D Design, 3D Modeling and engineering go a long way in making that future a reality TODAY!!

My Project

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics are all critical components of a classroom. In this project I am requesting supplies, such as digital circuit boards, and materials such as clipboards and post-it notes, to support project based and inquiry based learning related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in the classroom.

In our room you'll see engaged students, involved in self-driven projects that revolve around STEM principles.

The Dremel filament for the printer, motors, batteries and Makey Makey circuit boards I'm requesting in this grant have specifically been chosen to support STEM initiatives. Students will practice the engineering and design process. They'll be able to observe and record their observations using the clipboards, stickers, plastic signs, scissors and Samsung SD Card I've requested. Specifically, a maple tapping project is part of this initiative to get students integrating STEM with outdoor exploration. These initiatives that go well beyond traditional curriculum and enhance learning in so many ways! By providing and promoting STEM, students will be exposed to potential jobs and skills that will inspire them and carry them well into the future.

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This project will reach 680 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Makey Makey An Invention Kit for Everyone • Amazon Business $44.78 3 $134.34
MaxGear Acrylic Sign Holder 8.5 X 11" Single Slant Back Design Ad Frame - Clear - Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $38.85 1 $38.85
BestTong 3500RPM 2 Wires Miniature Micro Vibrating Vibration Motor DC 3V 15Pcs • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
SKKSTATIONERY 8.5 Inch Scissors, Stainless Steel Sharp Blade, Comfort-Grip Handles, Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $14.79 2 $29.58
Samsung 128GB 100MB/s (U3) MicroSD EVO Select Memory Card with Adapter (MB-ME128GA/AM) • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
DF30-01 Pink PLA Filament • Amazon Business $28.96 1 $28.96
AmazonBasics AA Performance Alkaline Batteries (48 Count) - Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Vanpad Sticky Notes 3x3 Inches,100 Sheets/Pad,12 Pads/Pack,Bright Colors Self-Stick Pads • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Dremel PLA 3D Printer Filament, 1.75 mm Diameter, 0.5 kg Spool Weight, White Translucent • Amazon Business $26.39 1 $26.39
Trade Quest Letter Size Clipboard Low Profile Clip Hardboard (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $25.95 1 $25.95
School Smart Plastic Magnifier Set, 50mm Diameter (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $11.13 2 $22.26
3 pack of drinking lucky bird • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
ChromaLabel 3/4 inch Color-Code Dot Labels on Sheets | 5 Assorted Colors | 1,200/Variety Pack (Pastel) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
EXTRA LARGE Milkshake Straws 1/2 Inch Wide 8 1/2 Inch Long (100) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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