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  • $451 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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

Science Fair Wanted

My students need supplies in order to conduct science investigations and to participate in scientific inquiry. Supplies include display boards, cameras, and weights.

My Students

My students are so curious about the world around them. They want to learn about the world by investigating and exploring new ideas. I am requesting materials for my students to be able to investigate how colors absorb light, how soil affects plant growth, and how to build the strongest bridge.

I have 28 wonderful students who work hard each and every day.

My students come from all over the world and speak many different languages. Quite a few of my students are immigrants and refugees. Despite the difficulties they have faced, they come to school eager to learn daily. 97% of the students at our school are living below the poverty line.

My Project

We will use these materials to create a science fair. My students will be investigating different hypotheses and documenting their investigations. They will then use the knowledge they have learned to create a presentation for the science fair. They will be presenting their discoveries to other students at our school. Some of the topics they will be investigating are how does color affect light absorption, how does friction affect speed, how does the type of soil affect plant growth, and what bridge structure is the strongest. One group will paint boxes different colors and use thermometers to measure the temperature of the boxes when placed in direct sunlight. A second group will roll a ball down a ramp and measure the distance over different surfaces. Another group will plant seeds in 3 types of soil to determine which soil is the best. My students will be actively involved in planning, implementing, and analyzing their investigation.

My students will be able to share their investigations with other students throughout the school.

It will encourage the students to investigate and ask questions as well as become problem solvers. Students will use this opportunity to act as "scientists". The experience will help to prepare them for their future school years.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flipside Products 30046 Project Display Board, Grade: Kindergarten to 12, White (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $62.57 2 $125.14
Sargent Art Primary Art-Time Tempera Paint Set, 4-Ounce, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $12.07 3 $36.21
Georgia-Pacific Spectrum® Standard 92 Multipurpose Paper, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 1 box of 3 packs (1500 Sheets) (998606) • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Delta Education 110-8349 Planting Starter Set • Amazon Business $28.21 1 $28.21
Fujifilm QuickSnap 400 Speed Single Use Camera with Flash (5-Pack) • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Loew Cornell 1021254 Woodsies Craft Sticks, 1000-Piece • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Bag of Balloons - 72 ct. Assorted Color Latex Balloons • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Woodland Scenics Pine Car Derby Weights Tungsten Incremental Weight Cylinder, 2-Ounce • Amazon Business $14.61 1 $14.61
Aleene's Wood Glue 4oz • Amazon Business $6.58 2 $13.16
Heinz White Vinegar Distilled - 128 oz • Amazon Business $11.50 1 $11.50
Rainbow Super Value Construction Paper, 9 x 12 Inches, Assorted Colors, 500 Count (6555) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Arm & Hammer Pure Baking Soda, 8oz(227g) (Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Creative Arts by Charles Leonard Stubby Flat Paint Brushes, Assorted Colors, 10/Set (73290) • Amazon Business $7.28 1 $7.28

Materials cost

$347.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$383.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.62

Total project goal

$450.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$450.79

3 Donors

-$225.40

Donations toward project cost

-$191.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.81

match offer

-$225.39

Match offer toward project cost

-$191.58

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.81

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by #BestSchoolDay and 3 other donors.

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