You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Ms. Scheufler from Berlin HTS OH is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Inventing Excellent Problem Solvers!

My students need Famous Inventors Problem Solving STEM kits to fully engage with STEM concepts, learn about inventions, and have opportunities to become excellent problem solvers.

  • $214 goal

This project expired on October 18, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We have a saying in our school: “It’s great to be a student here!” Our rural school combines two communities into one fantastic school district with an eye toward the future. We are working with local businesses to give students an idea of what traits and skills they will need to possess in order to make it in the working world outside of school.

My 4th grade science students are active, curious and super social!

They love to learn through hands-on activities and experiments. They also enjoy opportunities to work with each other to share ideas and help one another understand school concepts.

My Project

Our school district works with local businesses to provide insight into skills needed for employment after high school. Two traits they have told us they are looking for in their employees are critical thinking skills and being able to work with a team.

The Famous Inventor Problem Solving STEM kits will allow students to use their creativity and problem-solving skills to build and test famous inventions while learning the processes used by Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, and Samuel Morse.

Because 4th graders are naturally social, I plan to incorporate a group work aspect which will allow students to work together and learn from each other.

The Famous Inventors STEM kits will enable my fourth graders to learn about the famous inventors and develop their STEM proficiency while reinforcing their natural social skills.

Ms. Scheufler
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Scheufler is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP340X - Famous Inventors Problem Solving STEM Kits • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


7 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Matching donations from our partners


Match offers toward project cost


Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Berlin Hts","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5428984],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"OH","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":3366484,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":50,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Scheufler","authorIds":{"5428984":{"owner":"Ms. Scheufler","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3366484],"proposalHash":"-2042136596","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21191718,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTc1NDA1Nw==","NTk4MzcwMw==","NTQyODk4NA==","NTYyNzY3Ng==","NTQ0OTc5OA==","NTI3NDg4Nw==","NTgwMjk5MA==","NTk2NDAxNw==","MjMyNTg4"],"teacherId":5428984,"schoolCounty":"Erie","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"OH","name":"Ohio"}}