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Mr. Garcia from McFarland CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Science with LEGOs

My students need 15 LEGO Simple Machine Sets.

  • $1,615 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My twenty-seven second grade students are all identified as coming from low-socio-economic backgrounds. 11% are identified as homeless and 95% are identified as English Language Learners. Many of my students are unfamiliar with the world outside of where they live, due to financial strains on their family.

Although there are many barriers my students must overcome, they are very eager and excited to learn and explore the world around them.

I want to enhance their excitement through the world of learning and exploration.

My Project

The LEGO Simple Machines will benefit my students in incorporating the Next Generation Science Standards. They will have access to a LEGO curriculum that teaches them about gears, wheels and axles, levers, and pulleys. The students will benefit from the hands-on learning through the investigation process. The skills learned with the materials will also introduce them to how machines work in every day life. Students will be able to be to build success in the engineering and design process as well. They will gain knowledge on how to ask, plan, brainstorm, create, and improve designs. All these are benefits in building 21st century skills.

Mr. Garcia
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Simple Machines Set • LEGO Education $79.95 15 $1,199.25

Materials cost

$1,199.25

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$109.73

3rd party payment processing fee

$17.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,371.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$242.11

Total project goal

$1,614.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,614.08

1 Donor

-$1,614.08

Donations toward project cost

-$1,371.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$242.11

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$0.00

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