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Ms. Holstein from New Orleans LA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Solar Power Summer Fun!

My students need a way to keep learning and exploring over the summer. Please help my students by giving them the gift of science! With this solar energy kit students can build, experiment, and explore.

  • $906 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a diverse group of hardworking kids that live in a low-income, high needs school district. Every day they put the problems of the outside world to the side and come into my classroom, ready to learn.

My students come from New Orleans East, a neighborhood full of diverse backgrounds and many languages, but all of my students are full of energy and curiosity.

Most of their families will be unable to afford summer camps and summer trips that would keep them learning and exploring. They would truly benefit from a gift of a summer project to keep them inspired and engaged.

My Project

My students love science, but very few, if any, can afford the cost of a science summer camp. They are eager to continue to explore and learn over the summer. This gift of science will allow my students to participate in hands on scientific experimentation without having to leave the house.

These solar power energy kits will allow students to continue learning even after school is out.

These kits would mean that students' families won't have to make purchases for their kids to enjoy learning and experimenting. These kits will be a way for them to stay engaged over the summer.

Furthermore, living in Louisiana, these students see solar power on many of the homes in their own neighborhoods. These kits will help them better understand the environmental engineering and technology around them.

Ms. Holstein
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Solar Energy • AKJ Education $9.45 71 $670.95

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