You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts
To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Carwile from Water Valley MS is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Rolling with STEM

Help me give my students roller coaster building sets so they can explore STEM concepts in a fun way!

  • $539 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hi! I am the teacher of a fabulous group of learners who are spread out between 7th and 12th grades! My students have a craving for technology - new technology - and I want to give them every chance to explore and create using that technology.

From building robots to solving problems, each student is essential to my class and the community.

They are the future engineers of our small town and necessary workers in the industrial sustainability plans set forth by local companies and businesses.

My students come from a rural town where over half receive free and reduced lunch. We are very blessed to have such a giving school community who love and support us and always encourage us to push learning every day, bell to bell.

My Project

The Rollercoaster Building sets will give my students the opportunity to build simple machines, learn Newton's Laws, and apply teamwork strategies. This activity will be the introduction to Rube Goldberg Projects that will be submitted as part of the new STEM curriculum.

The new STEM curriculum contains projects such as Bridge Building, Newton's Laws, and Rube Goldberg - along with robotics!

I believe these kits will help my students complete each of those projects plus encourage them to work together as partners.

My students will get a more hands-on option - which means they are learning on a different level.

Mrs. Carwile
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 160 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Carwile is requesting.

See our finances


You can start a project with the same resources being requested here!

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stem Expolorations: Rollercoaster Building Set • AKJ Education $32.84 12 $394.08

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


2 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Water Valley","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[364061],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MS","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4712296,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":1,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","eligibleToBeCopied":false,"mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":160,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Carwile","isEquityFocus":false,"authorIds":{"364061":{"owner":"Mrs. Carwile","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4712296],"proposalHash":"1678879568","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":",465,x0,y38&width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1651605300778","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":96332,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":224,"proposalURL":"project/adding-color-to-our-3d-prints/6457212/","proposalTitle":"Adding color to our 3D Prints!","proposalId":6457212},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MzY0MDYx","NzE5NzM0Mg==","NDU2MDk4NQ=="],"teacherId":364061,"schoolCounty":"Yalobusha","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MS","name":"Mississippi"}}