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Mrs. Barefoot from Charlottesville VA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It's Electric! Boogie Woogie Woogie

My students need hands on supplies to explore their unit on electricity! WE need snap circuits and mor.e

  • $468 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is sixty percent free or reduced price lunch and filled with beautiful diversity. We have representatives from thirty-three different countries across the world.

We have close to five hundred students ranging from pre-k through fifth grade, all coming from mixed backgrounds.

Our classrooms are inclusive, meaning special education students will be found in every single room.

I teach a multi-age classroom that includes students in third, fourth, and fifth grade. The learning that occurs between all three grades is beautiful!

My Project

Electricity is one of the units in the fourth grade curriculum.

It is no fun to learn about electricity and not be able to manipulate it or experience the difference of an open and closed circuit.

These hands on materials will allow students to be able to have these experiences and make a deeper understanding of the curriculum and how they can apply to real life situations.

Students will use Makey Makey Circuits, Squishy Circuits, and Snap Circuits to explore electricity and connect it with content from a book that they can use in a cross-curricular situation in literacy. We look forward to having these items in the classroom.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Squishy Circuits Deluxe Kit • Amazon Business $75.00 2 $150.00
Makey Makey - An Invention Kit for Everyone • Amazon Business $49.95 2 $99.90
Oscar and the Bird: A Book about Electricity (Start with Science) • Amazon Business $6.99 10 $69.90
Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Kit • Amazon Business $20.99 2 $41.98

Materials cost

$361.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$397.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.10

Total project goal

$467.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$467.31

3 Donors

-$467.30

Donations toward project cost

-$397.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.09

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

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$0.00

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