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Mrs. Birbiglia from Westwego LA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Second Graders Today-Engineers Tomorrow

Help me give my students the love of science through exploring and creating.

  • $743 goal

This project expired on January 29, 2019.

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My Students

My amazing kids are empatheitic, kind, and brilliant. We are a school family and that loving bond is shared throughout our school and in each individual class family.

We work everyday to make sure that our kids know without a doubt that they are safe, they are loved, and together as a school family there is nothing that will stop our success!

The self- confidence that we are empowering our students with will ensure they are able to do anything they put their minds to.

My Project

The materials that I have chosen will enable my students to use their creativity and curiosity to explore and build their own creations while learning fundamental engineering/science concepts. The simple machines pack will allow every student to have the opportunity. It will also allow my early finisher students to have the chance to practice the concepts that they are most interested in

I know that my students have had little to no exposure to engineering and building concepts due to the cost of the materials that are needed to enhance their learning.They are very curious 7 and 8 year olds.

Mrs. Birbiglia
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Simple Machines Classroom Pack (For 12 - 18 Students) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $209.06 1 $209.06
K'NEX(r) Intro to Simple Machines: Gears • Kaplan Early Learning Company $37.36 4 $149.44
Simple Machines STEM Activity Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.46 4 $101.84
Makit Woodbuilders • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.21 4 $84.84

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