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Ms. Wright from Erie PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Simple Machines Can Fulfill Dreams

Help me give my students three early simple machines sets to explore engineering and the creative process.

  • $644 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students from Erie will be participating in a new STEM program to the school. This program will provide students of all cultures, economic status and abilities the chance to participate in activities involving science, technology, engineering and math. These students will have the opportunity to learn in a hands-on environment.

My students love hands-on, engaging activities that challenge them to think outside the box.

The entire school will benefit from this program. I am hoping to encourage these students into exploring STEM not only in the classroom, but in life as well.

My Project

My STEM position is new to the district and we have little resources. My students would benefit from these simple machine sets in many different ways.

By having these simple machine sets in the classroom, my students will be able to explore the engineering process and have a better understanding of simple machines and their purpose.

Students are noticeably engaged when participating in hands on learning and I would like to transition that into my classroom. These simple machine sets can contribute to the understanding of concepts and to the engagement of the students. I would love to be able to provide hands on engineering activities for my students and these simple machines will do that.

Ms. Wright
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Early Simple Machines Set • LEGO Education $164.95 3 $494.85

Materials cost

$494.85

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$547.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$96.58

Total project goal

$643.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$643.85

4 Donors

-$407.51

Donations toward project cost

-$373.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.75

match offer

-$204.13

Match offer toward project cost

-$173.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.62

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$32.21

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$0.00

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