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  • $393 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Decker
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Real World Challenges- Renewable Energy

My students need the K'nex materials to build their solutions to real world renewable energy challenges.

My Students

"Look what I created!" These are the words that a student exclaimed after working with stem materials. My fifth grade is composed of twenty-five inquisitive students, many of whom come from a bilingual households and receive free or reduced priced lunch.

Our Title One school serves students in grades kindergarten through fifth, and we provide rigorous academics, amazing teachers, and a safe and caring learning environment.

Our goal is to prepare our students for success in middle school, high school, college, and the world. We strive to create strong, kind, caring citizens.

My Project

These materials will provide students with hands-on materials to create solutions to renewable energy challenges. Students will be using the K'nex materials in whole group lessons and centers. They can share them in class solutions and information with their families promoting a sense of community and global ownership.

A typical day in our classroom would look like complete chaos to someone just peering into the classroom.

They would see students reading, discussing, debating, researching and creating. My students are curious and motivated to pursue their learning goals. These resources will help them connect to the real world. The materials you help purchase will put ideas into reality, and students can test their solutions.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
K'NEX RENEWABLE ENERGY 550 PCS • School Specialty $141.99 1 $141.99
KNEX ENERGY MOTION AND AERONAUTICS • School Specialty $130.63 1 $130.63

Materials cost

$272.62

Vendor shipping charges

$27.26

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$333.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.94

Total project goal

$392.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$392.91

2 Donors

-$190.80

Donations toward project cost

-$171.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.02

Matching donations from our partners

-$190.81

Match offers toward project cost

-$162.19

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.62

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Tom’s of Maine and 3 other donors.

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