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Mrs. Barry-Hansen from Oakland CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Radical Rocket Science

My students need materails to plan, build, and launch rockets for an aerodynamic unit in Science.

  • $579 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students come from many diverse backgrounds. 100% of our students receive a free lunch. We attend an inner city school, where more than half of the students commute for the education we provide. We have healthy foods and a garden, and we speak seven different languages at home.

Our school is a bright, happy place where a university education is our goal!

Students learn in classrooms where experience solidifies the curriculum! Our walls are covered in student innovation and creativity! Students are always encouraged to voice their opinion!

My Project

This year in Science, my 5th graders were asked to build, experiment, fail, and succeed! Their Maker's Studio projects were well thought out and engaging.

These young scientists want to be ROCKET SCIENTISTS!

We debated going to Mars in English. We mapped out the cost of the trip in Math. Then we watched Elon Musk's rocket launch on Youtube.

We would love to design, build, and work out the kinks with our own rocket launch. I want them to take part on a rocket launch they will remember for the rest of their lives!

I am sure the entire school would show up for our culminating launch! The younger students could look forward to a 5th grade launch in their futures!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Estes Shuttle Flying Model Rocket • Amazon Business $41.99 1 $41.99
Estes 302215 Porta-Pad II Launch Pad • Amazon Business $12.45 3 $37.35
Estes Black Star Voyager Model Rocket Kit • Amazon Business $35.46 1 $35.46
Make: Rockets: Down-to-Earth Rocket Science • Amazon Business $25.37 1 $25.37
Estes Big Daddy Flying Model Rocket Kit • Amazon Business $24.00 1 $24.00
Estes 1948 Big Bertha Flying Model Rocket Kit • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Estes 2230 E Launch Controller • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Estes V2 Semi Scale Model Rocket • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Estes 2440 Magician Flying Model Rocket Kit • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Estes Shattered Model Rocket Kit • Amazon Business $18.70 1 $18.70
Estes 0651 Der Red Max Flying Model Rocket Kit • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Estes Phantom Blue Model Rocket Kit • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Estes 7000 Bull Pup 12D Model Rocket Kit • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
ESTES 7233 Lynx Rocket Kit Mini Level 3 • Amazon Business $15.20 1 $15.20
Estes 2092 Mongoose Flying Model Rocket Kit • Amazon Business $14.78 1 $14.78
Estes Mini Comanche 3 • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Estes 2452 Athena Flying Model Rocket Kit • Amazon Business $12.38 1 $12.38
Estes Hi-Flier Flying Model Rocket Kit • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Estes 302227 Tube Marking Guide • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Estes Hi-Flier Flying Model Rocket Kit • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Estes 1261 Baby Bertha Flying Model Rocket Kit • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Estes 806 Firestreak SST Flying Model Rocket Kit • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79

Materials cost

$417.38

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$38.19

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$491.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.79

Total project goal

$578.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$578.62

10 Donors

-$418.62

Donations toward project cost

-$355.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.79

match offer

-$160.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$136.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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