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Mrs. Auer from Dublin CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning by Doing!

Help me give my students tools (like a "engineer-a-coaster activity" or Geoboards) to build, test, and observe scientific and mathematical concepts.

  • $407 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are second graders with excitement and eagerness in their hearts. They are excited to learn and grow. They are curious about the world around them and are ready to find answers to their many questions.

My second graders are learning many ways to seek out the hows and whys of the world around them.

They are observing and creating and discovering, and thinking and planning and re-thinking and re-planning based on these discoveries. They see that there is almost always more than one way to approach the problems they are solving, and that one size does not fit all.

My Project

These materials I am hoping to receive will make a huge difference in the learning in my classroom.

Each of these materials will enhance mathematical and scientific learning and thinking in my class by providing an opportunity for students to test ideas, observe and further drive curiosity and understanding.

For example, having a class set of magnifiers will help facilitate looking at the bubbles in our root beer floats when we are learning about solids, liquids, and gases, or when we are observing the changes our gummy bears have gone through after being soaked in water for 24 hours, or when observing sand particles up close in an effort to find the rock they may have broken off from from erosion, or for observing our seeds as they begin to sprout, and the list goes on!

These materials are going to provide opportunity for open-ended activities and these materials will encourage creativity through problem-solving and exploration. Ultimately, these materials provide students hands-on experiences to help build concepts and skills needed.

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This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DA362 - Best-Buy 6" Geoboards - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 5 $84.95
TT731 - Easy-View Animal Skeleton Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LL570 - Engineer-A-Coaster Activity Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LA124 - Best-Buy Magnifiers - Set of 36 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
PP239 - Super-Fun Marble Run - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD267 - Snap & Slide Number Bonds - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
SE201 - Kinetic Sensory Sand - 2.2 Lb. • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$284.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$26.07

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$345.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.92

Total project goal

$406.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$406.15

1 Donor

-$406.15

Donations toward project cost

-$345.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.92

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$0.00

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