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Mrs. Kelli Akes from Henderson NV is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Science of Sound

Help me give my students instruments to learn science of sound and make their own music!

  • $408 goal

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My Students

My students love learning and our classroom is a community of friends and achievers. Their eyes light up when introduced to new activities and topics of study. We are a public magnet school with a STEAM focus that fosters innovation in our students. We create goals each day to help us grow as learners.

First graders love school and want to succeed.

Some face hardships at home that could impede their learning, but they all come to school wanting to learn, be successful, and make friends. We support each other to help everyone meet goals and discover new ideas.

My Project

My students need instruments in our classroom to help us explore rhythm, culture, and sound. Our school has a STEAM focus. These instruments are perfect for enhancing the “A” for the Arts in STEAM to add music. First graders study sound for science and that sound is caused by vibrations. The instruments would be an amazingly fun way to discuss sound and also see it in action! These supplies also add culture and learning about our world for social studies. My first graders would enjoy discussing the different sounds each instrument creates. We will use the instruments to mimic sounds of animals or other things such as stomping in books we read. These would be some of our favorite activities and they would definitely be digging the good vibrations they can create!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
RE100X - Instruments from Around the World Collection • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
LC1415 - 15-Player Rhythm Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.99 1 $99.99
LC210 - Sounds of Nature Instrument Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99

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