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Ms. Hopkins from York PA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Puzzled by the Food

My students need 1 sous vide machine with bag kit, 1 jigsaw puzzle with table mat, 1 iPad HDMI adapter and 1 food truck game.

  • $304 goal

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My Students

My students are energetic, academic students who love to cook and help the school. They are eager to use technology in the classroom and to help make their lives easier. The students love to take skills they learn from core classes and apply them to real life projects posed to them in my classroom. The students are very creative and enjoy using problem-solving skills to create new food items and crafting items. Applying skills with technology and hands-on activities, makes learning come to life!

My Project

I am requesting a 500 piece hamburger jigsaw puzzle that students will be able to work together and solve after they are done working on class assignments. The table in the back of our room will have this puzzle on it that students can go back right when they come into class or a few extra minutes to help put it together. This will help build teamwork with all of my classes. 150 students putting pieces in one by one will show great collaboration! The mat will help to keep all of the pieces on the table! The food truck game will be used after students design their own food truck as a fun activity before their class presentations.

I am also requesting a Bluetooth Sous Vide immersion circulator to teach students a different method of cooking in our culinary classroom.

Students in middle school are just learning about different techniques to cook foods and this is one I method I have not been able to show. Getting students excited about cooking is one of my main goals for my class. Students will learn how to use the Sous Vide machine as a class demonstration and then rotate it amongst the 4 kitchens in our classroom while preparing a simple food dish. After students use the Sous Vide machine they will compare and contrast the different cooking techniques that we have used in our class. We will be using the bag kit to make sure the food items are properly stored before cooking!

Our iPad HDMI connector seems to be on the fritz so sometimes our presentations don't connect which is why I am requesting a new Apple HDMI connector. The students will be very happy that the picture stays on the screen instead of going in and out.

Ms. Hopkins
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chefman Sous Vide Precision Cooker w/ Digital Display & Accurate Temperature / Time Control, Thermal Immersion Circulator • Amazon Business $89.79 1 $89.79
Apple Lightning Digital AV Adapter for Select iPhone, iPad and iPod Models (MD826AM/A) • Amazon Business $44.00 1 $44.00
Daily Magic Games Food Truck Champion Kickstarter Edition • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Sous Vide Bags Kit for Anova Cookers - 20 Reusable Food Vacuum Sealed Bags, 1 Hand Pump, 2 Bag Sealing Clips and 4 Sous Vide Clips,Easy to Use, Practical for Long-time Sous Vide Cooking & Food Storage • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Lavievert Jigsaw Puzzle Roll Mat Puzzle Storage Mat Felt Mat, Long Box Package, Jigroll Up To 1,500 Pieces - Comes with A Drawstring Opening Design Bag • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Snack Stack 500 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle • Amazon Business $12.94 1 $12.94

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