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  • $160 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mr. Nagle
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Spiraling Into Learning

My students need Spirographs for mathematical design, tools to build, and gloves to protect their hands.

My Students

I teach STEM to all the students at my K-8 school. I have middle school students in daily engineering and design classes, and I work with the K-5 students each week. My students are a diverse bunch of scientists and designers living in the city.

They are so excited about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math!

Whenever they walk by my classroom, the STEM room, I see them craning their necks to see what is going on in here. When it is their turn to visit the STEM room, they arrive eager to share, ask questions, and get started!

My Project

I teach engineering and design to over 400 students at a K-8 school. I would like my students to have access to materials for building safely. I would like them to have fun activities that teach about design and engineering.

Snap circuits teach electrical knowledge through challenges and creativity and Spirographs teach spatial learning, patterns, and fractals through art and design!

Spirographs fascinated me as a kid and I just saw them used very effectively in a math/art lesson. I want my students to have similar experiences! I will also breathe easier when my students are protecting their hands in gloves as they use tools to create.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spirograph The Original Spirograph • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Kit • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Tape King Professional Grade Duct Tape, 3-Pack, Silver Color Multi Pack, 11mil Thick (1.88 Inch x 35 Yards), 48mm x 32m - Ideal for Crafts, Home Improvement Projects, Repairs, Maintenance, Bulk • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
WORKPRO 7-piece Pliers Set (8" Groove Joint Pliers, 6" Long Nose, 6" Slip Joint, 7" Linesman, 8" Slip Joint) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Crystalware, Black Plastic Straws, 7 3/4 Inches, Jumbo Pack 500 Straws - 2 Packs • Amazon Business $13.96 1 $13.96
Vgo... Nitrile Coating Gardening and Work Gloves For General Purpose(10 Pairs, S-XXL) ... • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39

Materials cost

$104.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$135.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.97

Total project goal

$159.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$159.79

2 Donors

-$159.79

Donations toward project cost

-$135.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.97

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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