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Mrs. Bumgarner from Forest City NC is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Science Fun for Everyone!

Help me give my students a love for science! Please consider helping me provide my students with weekly science experiences.

  • $295 goal

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My Students

My students have been working hard to learn our regular curriculum, but the adjustment to distance learning is challenging. We are meeting daily on Zoom, and all of my students have internet access either via phone (data), free public wifi, or home wifi. However, now that we are six weeks into virtual learning, the novelty has worn off. It is becoming harder and harder to keep our daily meetings from becoming boring or monotonous. As an educator, I need something that will keep their attention and give them something to look forward to each week.

My Project

We have already completed a few science experiments that I put together from items around my home but I need new materials. My students loved to experiment at home. We talked about our hypothesis, we mapped the results and we discussed why their prediction was correct or incorrect. It was a great learning time and allowed them to forget about all that is going on around them. I will use the requested science material kits to continue this instruction. It will provide my students with new opportunities to improve their writing abilities and will help them think critically. This science time will give them the chance to spark their curiosity and get the most out of their distance learning.

Mrs. Bumgarner
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
4M Grow-A-Maze Green Science Kit $12.99 2 $25.98
Steve Spangler Science Geyser Tube Experiment, 1 Tube – Science Experiment for Kids, Turns Soda Bottle and Mentos Candies into Erupting Geyser, Exciting STEM Activity for Classroom and Home Use $5.99 4 $23.96
Insect Lore Butterfly Growing Kit - With Voucher to Redeem Caterpillars Later $22.99 1 $22.99
WILD! Science Volcano Lava Lab - Science Kits for Kids - STEM - Erupting Volcano Experiment $19.99 1 $19.99
Discovery Kids Extreme Weather Stem Science Kit by Horizon Group Usa, Perform 4 Science Fair Experiments, Tornado Vortex, Erupting Volcano, Solar Oven & Artificial Snow $18.53 1 $18.53
Dan&Darci Bright-Light Terrarium Kit for Kids with LED Light on Lid - Build Your Own Terrarium That Lights Up at Night with Real LED Lights : Great Science Kits Gifts for Children - Kids Toys $17.99 1 $17.99
Creativity For Kids Grow 'N Glow Terrarium Science Kits for Kids - Create Your Own Mini Ecosystem, Educational Toys $12.99 1 $12.99
Toysmith Mighty Magnet Set $10.99 1 $10.99
USATDD 10 Pcs Tornado Tube Bottle Connector Plastic Vortex Cyclone Tube Tornado in A Bottle Connector for Scientific Experiment and Test, 5 Colors $8.99 1 $8.99
How to Build a Tornado in a Bottle (Hands-On Science Fun) $6.72 1 $6.72
The Tiny Seed (The World of Eric Carle) $5.99 1 $5.99
Volcanoes! (National Geographic Readers) $4.99 1 $4.99
Lola Plants a Garden (Lola Reads) $4.69 1 $4.69
National Geographic Readers: Weather $4.59 1 $4.59
DK Readers L2: Twisters! (DK Readers Level 2) $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Caterpillar to Butterfly $3.99 1 $3.99
Pete the Cat and the Cool Caterpillar (I Can Read Level 1) $3.89 1 $3.89

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