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Ms. P. from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sounds Like Science to Me!

Help me give my students instruments, tuning forks, plus speakers and cables with tools to investigate sound.

  • $344 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our middle schoolers have so much going on in their lives. They are navigating arts and academics at a new magnet school. They are figuring out friendships and relationships as they get older. Athletes are learning about the joy and struggle of competition.

My students show me glimpses of who they will become.

When they gather around my desk to share a story about a silly sibling, or persist with an explanation until it's perfect, they show me a little more of who they are, underneath the middle school armor. My students are courageous kids, learning to become global citizens.

My Project

Forces and sound are science ideas, that once understood, can be used to explain all kinds of phenomena that occur in the natural world. Students took the lead when they generated questions they wanted to figure out, like "Can sound kill you?" and "Why do my windows shake when a loud car drives by my apartment?". Then they brainstormed different investigations they might try to get to an answer. By making claims and then gathering evidence with research and hands on science, students are engaged in the same practices as scientists.

Using these materials, students will investigate how sound from one object can make another object move.

Wired and bluetooth speakers will allows us to investigate sound in different media. Instruments and tuning forks will help us look closely at sound sources. Materials like the sign holder and dot stickers will help us investigate in a station rotation, while keeping everything organized. The small tool kit is for dissecting speakers (the cleanest and least smelly kind of dissection).

Ms. P.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Medvibe Technology Octave Tuning Forks (Set of 4) • Amazon Business $40.09 1 $40.09
Kinter MA170+ 2-Channel Auto Home Cycle Arcade DIY 2 x 18 W Mini Amplifier Bass Treble RCA Input Audio Mini Amplifier with 12V 3A Power Supply Black • Amazon Business $15.88 2 $31.76
Workpro 100-Piece Kitchen Drawer Home Tool Kit, Home Repair Tool Set with Easy Carrying Pouch • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Avery Laser/Inkjet Round Print-and-Write Color-Coding Labels, Assorted Colors, 1008/Pack (13958/5472) • Staples Advantage $9.19 3 $27.57
Altec Lansing Baby Boom XL IMW270 - speaker - for portable use - wireless • Best Buy Education $24.66 1 $24.66
AmazonBasics 3.5mm to 2-Male RCA Adapter Audio Stereo Cable - 8 Feet • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Source One 8.5 X 11-Inches Acrylic Slant Back Sign Holder, Brochure Holder, Pack of 6 • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
2pcs 4 Inch 60W 2 Way Car Coaxial Vehicle Door Auto Audio Music Stereo Full Range Frequency HiFi Speakers • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
HeQiao Silent Desk Clocks Digital Wall Clock Simple Large LCD Alarm Clock with Temperature Calendar for Home Office (Ivory White) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
hhobby stars Kids Guitar Musical Toy Ukulele Classical Instrument(Brown),with Extra Harmonica 16 Holes • Amazon Business $12.88 1 $12.88
Subay Colorful 8 Tones Hand Knock Xylophone with 2 Wooden Mallets --Inspire Children's Talent for Music • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79

Materials cost

$238.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.45

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$291.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.48

Total project goal

$343.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$343.20

2 Donors

-$226.45

Donations toward project cost

-$195.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.97

match offer

-$113.22

Match offer toward project cost

-$96.24

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.98

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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