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  • $3,656 goal

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Mr. Aguilar
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 44 donors
  • $0 still needed

Materials for Future Scientists

My students need a plant light house, 2 robotic arms, 5 RoboTX, a K'NEX Computer control set, a K'NEX aeronautics set, a snap circuit, and two preserved animal displays.

My Students

"Children in California's elementary schools rarely have the opportunity to engage in high-quality science learning because the conditions that would support such opportunities are rarely in place," says Dr. Rena Dorph, University of California.

My students come from a high-poverty neighborhood with a very diverse range of home structures: nuclear, single parent, foster and migrant, to name a few.

My students love to be at school and enjoy learning, especially when the activities are hands-on. Many of my students are English Language Learners that attend a public school in the Los Angeles area. They are always excited to experience any kind of technology that I'm able to bring to my class.

My Project

Being "science literate" will no longer be just an advantage, but an absolute necessity. We can't escape from the significance of science in our world. I need a plant light house to plant flower seeds and observe the growing process of a plant. I will place the five Robo TX explorer in a science center so individual students can build the robot. This robot I will use to promote science and technology in class. I will use the K'NEX robots, the two robotic arms and the snap circuit for my GATE club after school. This will be an exciting science club for the gifted and talented students. The two preserved animal display will hep me to get my students excited about science. I want to get them curious!

The science center experiences are going to be enjoyable, leading to measurable increases motivation among students who visit these science centers.

Lets motivate the future scientists of this wonderful country.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ROBO TX Automation Robots • Carolina Biological Supply Company $285.00 2 $570.00
ROBO TX Explorer • Carolina Biological Supply Company $247.00 2 $494.00
K'NEX Computer Control Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $424.96 1 $424.96
ROBO TX Bluetooth Controller • Carolina Biological Supply Company $285.00 1 $285.00
Turtle Injected Biosmount(tm) • Carolina Biological Supply Company $254.41 1 $254.41
K'NEX Energy, Motion, and Aeronautics Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $152.96 1 $152.96
Plant Light House™ • Nasco $136.75 1 $136.75
Robotic Arm Edge • Nasco $61.95 2 $123.90
Aquatic Insects Entomount(tm) Preparation • Carolina Biological Supply Company $90.01 1 $90.01
Snap Circuits(r) RC Rover • Kaplan Early Learning Company $72.21 1 $72.21

Materials cost

$2,604.20

Vendor shipping charges

$195.40

State sales tax

$238.28

3rd party payment processing fee

$39.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$3,106.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$548.28

Total project goal

$3,655.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$3,655.22

41 Donors

-$3,340.28

Donations toward project cost

-$2,891.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$448.47

Matching donations from our partners

-$253.10

Match offers toward project cost

-$215.14

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.96

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$61.85

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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44 donors44 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 29 students.

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