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Ms. Baker from Albuquerque NM is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Light Up Our Lives!

My students need STEAM materials (Snap Circuits, rolling storage, craft sticks, wooden dowel rods, motors, and other building pieces) to learn about circuits and design in a hands-on environment.

  • $857 goal

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My Students

My class is a multi-age, multicultural class of gifted and talented students who love STEAM! From a Title I community school with over 60% free and reduced lunch, my students come from apartments, trailers, duplexes, and single family homes. They embrace their differences and come together for some amazing, boundary free learning.

We are always searching for avenues to challenge our different ways of thinking.

My students love to do hands-on projects that allow them to problem solve projects in science, engineering, and math using technology, and art as well as their group problem solving and creativity to complete their tasks.

My Project

By using Snap Circuits PRO SC-500 and Elenco SCL-175B Snap Circuits Lights Electronics Discovery Kit, my students will learn how circuits work and discover how to create a complete circuit to light up a bulb. The students will then use the KLUTZ Circuit Clay to create a working light up craft of their own!

Having a STEAM corner in our classroom will give my students a "workshop" feel to their tasks, allowing them to learn through natural curiosity, trial and error, and team work in a safe environment.

The storage cart will allow my students to keep the STEAM materials orderly so that they can easily find the requested craft sticks, wooden dowel rods, motors, and other building pieces as needed in order to build projects like balloon racers.These items will keep my students engaged in learning through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math all year long.

Ms. Baker
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 39 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lego 10697 Building Large Box Creator XXL, 1500 Pieces • Amazon Business $137.95 1 $137.95
Upgrade Stackable Building Base Plates- Baseplate 10" x 10" in Variety Color, Compatible with all Major Brands (6PC Mixed) • Amazon Business $15.80 7 $110.60
IRIS 7-Drawer Rolling Storage Cart with Organizer Top, White, 2 Pack • Amazon Business $87.03 1 $87.03
KLUTZ Circuit Clay Science Kit • Amazon Business $21.95 3 $65.85
Snap Circuits PRO SC-500 Electronics Discovery Kit • Amazon Business $65.26 1 $65.26
Elenco SCL-175B Snap Circuits Lights Electronics Discovery Kit • Amazon Business $57.97 1 $57.97
30-Pack - 6" Plastic Propeller with Steel Shaft and Plastic Mount • Amazon Business $34.96 1 $34.96
Lethan Bulk Rectangular Mini Motors 1.5-3V DC (Pack of 20) • Amazon Business $18.97 1 $18.97
WGGE WG-026 20 Pieces and 5 Colors Test Lead Set & Alligator Clips, 20.5 inches • Amazon Business $7.89 2 $15.78
Snap Circuits Battery Eliminator • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
LED Diode, CO RODE 3mm 5mm LED Lights Emitting Diodes Assorted Clear Bulbs Kit with ( Bright White Red Blue Green Yellow LED, 300-Pack) • Amazon Business $12.57 1 $12.57
Alliance Rubber 27405 Advantage Rubber Bands Size #117B, 1 lb Box Contains Approx. 200 Bands (7" x 1/8", Natural Crepe) • Amazon Business $11.83 1 $11.83
Perfect Stix Jumbo Craft Sticks ( Pack of 500ct) • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Perfect Stix 114st-1000 Birchwood A/B Non-Machine Craft Grade Ice Cream Stick, 4-1/2" Length (Pack of 1,000) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Woodpeckers 1/8 Inch x 12 Inch Wooden Dowel Rods - Unfinished Hardwood Dowels For Crafts & Woodworking ( Pack Of 100 ) • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
Magnets and more 24 piece set by toysmith • Amazon Business $9.03 1 $9.03
700 PCS Assorted Mixed Color Resin Buttons 2 and 4 Holes Round Craft for Sewing DIY Crafts Children's Manual Button Painting,DIY Handmade Ornament • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Regency Baker's Twine Cone red and white • Amazon Business $5.78 1 $5.78

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