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Mrs. Griggs from Robbinsville NC is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Simple and Quick Circuit to Promote Environmental Learning

My students need a lithium coin cell, binder clips, card stock, sandwich bags, diodes, copper foil tape, sandwich bags, safety pens, and a project board in order to create a paper circuit.

  • $588 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energetic, passionate, competitive, and fabulous elementary students. They share a love of learning and are always encouraging each other to do their absolute best. My students enjoy working together and growing as learners. My students enjoy learning through movement and building things.

We live in a rural area in Western North Carolina.

Our county has a very low income. The poverty rate at our school is high, with a large portion of our students receiving free or reduced-price lunch.

My Project

My students needs a lithium coin cell, diodes, and copper foil tape in order to create a simple and quick circuit. Students will be brainstorming circuits that will be beneficial to our environment and will help arrive at a solution to solve an environmental problem.

Students will connect the diode to the battery with conductive tape and the power from the battery will flow through the diode, causing it to shine.

This project will allow students not only to think of their environmental impact, but to brainstorm how power flows.

Students will need binder clips, card stock, sandwich bags, and safety pens in order to pre-package the circuits in order to present to different grade levels. Students will package these items themselves.

Students will need two project boards in order to present their findings from the environmental issue that they researched and the conclusion of how a circuit is successful.

Mrs. Griggs
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sony CR2032 Lithium Coin Cell 3V 20 Pcs • Amazon Business $8.15 30 $244.50
Clipco Binder Clips Medium 1.25-Inch Black 96-Pack • Amazon Business $10.40 6 $62.40
White Card Stock Paper - 8.5 x 11 - 100lb Cover (270gsm) - 100 Papers Per Pack • Amazon Business $23.49 2 $46.98
Ziploc Easy Open Tabs Sandwich Bags 125 count (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $21.90 1 $21.90
ATPWONZ 300Pcs (5 Colors X 60) 3mm 5mm Light Emitting Diodes, Round Head Assorted Color White/Red/Yellow/Green/Blue Diodes Resistor Kit • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Bullet Face Copper Foil Tape with Double-sided Conductive (1/4inch X 21.8yards)- EMI Shielding,Stained Glass,Soldering,Electrical Repairs,Slug Repellent,Paper Circuits,Grounding (1/4inch) • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Ziploc Sandwich Bags, XL, 90 Count • Amazon Business $8.97 1 $8.97
House Day Silver Safety Pins Pack of 1440, 1.1 inch Safety Pins Bulk, for Home, Office Use, Sewing Pins, Fabric, Fashion, Craft Pins, Marathon, First Aid Kit, Diaper Pins • Amazon Business $7.90 1 $7.90
Darice 36-Inch-by-48-Inch Project Display Board • Amazon Business $2.56 2 $5.12

Materials cost

$429.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.52

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$499.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.18

Total project goal

$587.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$587.88

1 Donor

-$293.94

Donations toward project cost

-$249.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.09

match offer

-$293.94

Match offer toward project cost

-$249.85

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.09

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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