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Mrs. Rothrock from San Jose CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let the STEAM Activities Begin!

Help me give my students Projects and materials to work collaboratively on STEAM projects.

  • $2,313 goal

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My Students

My students are an eager and enthusiastic group of fifth graders. These students reside in a geographical area where resources are not always available or easily accessible. Our school is a Title One school with 100% of our students on free or reduced-price lunch. My students are striving for their own success and love to learn with hands-on activities. STEAM activities are perfect to help my students learn real world concepts. Students will also learn collaboration skills and problem solving skills- all important skills that will be needed for them to be successful in their future. I love how eager my students are to try new things and problem solve together.

My Project

Having available STEAM activities in my classroom will greatly enhance the learning of my students.

This project will get us started in our learning and practicing of 21st Century skills.

With the purchase of educational, standards based kits, my students will be on their way to a bright and collaborative future. My students will be able to learn more in a hands on way.

I have chosen kits where the students need to work collaboratively in order to solve a potential real world problem. Students will work together to solve a water crisis, to build bridges and how to use clean energy. All things that they will need to think about as they become the care takers of our world.

Mrs. Rothrock
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 100 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KT8088 - STEM Bundle - Gr. 4-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $403.99 1 $403.99
PP220X - Physical Science Activity Labs - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $239.00 1 $239.00
Simple & Powered Machines Set • LEGO Education $179.95 1 $179.95
PP370X - Global Challenges Project-Based STEM Kits • Lakeshore Learning Materials $179.00 1 $179.00
KEVA Maple 400 Plank Set • Amazon Business $144.20 1 $144.20
HUE Animation Studio (Blue) for Windows PCs and Apple Mac OS X: complete stop motion animation kit with camera, software and book • Amazon Business $59.95 2 $119.90
Snap Circuits® Jr. 100 Experiments • AKJ Education $26.86 4 $107.44
Code & Go™ Robot Mouse Activity Set • AKJ Education $43.79 2 $87.58
Seville Classics Heavy-Duty Commercial-Grade Utility Cart, NSF Listed • Amazon Business $84.99 1 $84.99
PP902 - Space Lander STEM Learning Lab • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
PP373 - Energy Crisis Project-Based STEM Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
PP371 - Water Shortage Project-Based STEM Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99

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