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Mr. Ibarra Jr from Union City CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Rocket It Time

Help me give my students an opportunity to start their love for Science. We are opening this trimester with our launch unit. They get to build, and engineer rockets and fuel them using items found in the kitchen.

  • $592 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach Science at a middle school in California that focuses on building community among the students. In my class my students spend a vast majority of their time working in small groups. The students enjoy working collaboratively in small groups, on lab experiments, and having class discussions on different scientific phenomena they discover.

My students are brilliant, self-motivated learners who amaze me with their thinking, and creative interpretation on Science.

My students always find a new ingenious way of problem solving that I normally would not have used.

My Project

The kits that you are bringing into my classroom, are going to help the students spark their love, and interest in science, and engineering. You will help provide the students a chance to create, and explore new avenues of learning. The kits will help provide a collaborative learning environment that is student driven, based on inquiry, and discussion.

Help future scientists and engineers find their passion, by allowing them to explore, and create their visions.

The kits will provide this chance to my students by allowing the students to work together in groups to find a common solution. This project allows the students to work together, and problem solve. The project helps the students with their communication, and team building skills.

Mr. Ibarra Jr
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Carolina STEM Challenge: Chemical Reaction Rockets Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $49.00 8 $392.00

Materials cost

$392.00

Vendor shipping charges

$39.20

State sales tax

$35.87

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$502.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.76

Total project goal

$591.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$591.71

1 Donor

-$503.47

Donations toward project cost

-$502.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.52

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$88.24

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$0.00

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