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Mrs. Verhalen from Marshall TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

LEGO Simple Machine Kits

My students need these Simple Machine LEGO Kits to get started on their first PBL of the year. Each third grader will create a three-wheeler to move a load the longest distance!

  • $531 goal

This project expired on October 13, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are fantastic. I have been in the classroom for many years, and have thoroughly enjoyed the change I have seen in my students over the past many years. My students love hands-on learning, they are great at working together, and they love technology. I am so excited to get them these LEGOS in the classroom and give them the opportunity to learn by doing, and to learn something that is so abstract more concretely. I am excited to meet my new class in the fall.

My Project

I am so excited about this learning opportunity for my students. This abstract concept will become concrete for my kiddos. My students will work collaboratively to design and plan a freewheeler to carry a load using the instructions from the LEGO kits. They will present their freewheelers for the class using 30 Hands. I find that whenever I incorporate hands-on learning with such an abstract concept like this, my students not only get the learning, but it's so memorable for them. The LEGO kits will give that extra boost that my science lesson wouldn't otherwise have the opportunity to.

Mrs. Verhalen
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Simple Machines Set • LEGO Education $79.95 5 $399.75

Materials cost

$399.75

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$450.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.54

Total project goal

$530.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$530.29

1 Donor

-$530.29

Donations toward project cost

-$450.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.54

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$0.00

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