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Mrs. Plateroti from Stamford CT is requesting art supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Stark Stars Steaming Their Way Through Science Projects

Help me give my students materials to enrich our science curriculum through STEM-driven projects focusing on the engineering and design process.

  • $583 goal

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Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Project

Our school is a Title I school with over 60% of our population is on free or reduced lunch. Our science curriculum aligns with NGSS, and these additional STEM programs will support our curriculum by integrating science, math, art, technology, and engineering into several projects. Students will use materials such as coffee filters, shower curtains, craft sticks, marbles, glue sticks, LEGOs, K'nex, notebooks, boxes, paper towel rolls, wax paper, pipe cleaners, pool noodles, etc. to create projects that target global issues such as wind energy, parachute usage and insect control while aligning to the engineering and design process.

Students will plan, design, and present their projects while using creative materials that are found in our world to help solve some global issues we are facing today.

Mrs. Plateroti
Grades 3-5

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56 Pack Composition Notebooks Bulk, Feela Kraft Cover Lined Blank College Ruled Composition Travel Journals with Rainbow Spines For Women Students Business, 60 Pages, 8.3”x 5.5”, A5, 8 Colors • Amazon Business $51.29 1 $51.29
Thames & Kosmos Roller Coaster Engineering STEM Kit | Design, Build, Experiment w/ Working Roller Coaster Models | Explore Physics, Forces, Motion, Energy, Velocity & More | Solve Building Challenges • Amazon Business $49.95 1 $49.95
Klutz Lego Gear Bots Science/STEM Activity Kit for 8-12 years • Amazon Business $19.91 2 $39.82
N&Y HOME Fabric Shower Curtain Liner Solid White with Magnets, Hotel Quality, Machine Washable, 70 x 72 inches for Bathroom • Amazon Business $8.96 4 $35.84
IQ BUILDER | STEM Learning Toys | Creative Construction Engineering | Fun Educational Building Toy Set for Boys and Girls Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old | Best Toy Gift for Kids | Top Blocks Game Kit • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
12x9x4 Inches Shipping Boxes Pack of 25, Small Corrugated Cardboard Box for Business Mailing Packaging, Brown • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
600PCS STEM Building Toys, Straw Constructor Toys Up Grade Engineering Building Sets for Kids Develops Motor Skills and Logic Thinking, Fun Educational Toy Great for Gift • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
50 Brown Empty Paper Towel Rolls, 2 Size Cardboard Tubes for Crafts, DIY Art Projects (6 and 7.5 in) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
HANQIAN 12pcs Trampoline Pole Foam Sleeves 15.7in Waterproof Protective Trampoline Spring Cover Padding for Indoor and Outdoor Children's Trampoline Accessories (Blue), 40CM • Amazon Business $21.69 1 $21.69
Sntieecr 6 Set 131 PCS DC Motors Kit, Mini Electric Motor 1.5-3V 15000RPM with 66 PCS Plastic Gears, Shaft Propeller, Bulbs, Buzzer Sounder, Science Experiment Set for Kid DIY STEM Engineering Project • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
SMARTAKE 6 x 6 Inches Wax Paper, 1000 Pcs Non-Stick Hamburger Patty Paper, Square Sandwich Separators Wrap Paper, for Lunch, Restaurants, Barbecues, Picnics, Parties, Barbecue, White • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Craft Pipe Cleaners Proffessional 1000 Pcs 25 Colors, Pipe Cleaners Craft Supplies and Chenille Stems or Pipecleaners, Pipe Cleaners Bulk, for Crafts, Gift Wrapping and Party Decorations. • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
100 Pcs Realistic Mini Bugs Toy, Plastic Insects Figurines For Kid Children Toddler, Fake Play Bug For Insect Themed Garden Party, Halloween Goody Bag Filler, Christmas Stocking Stuffers, Cake Topper • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Crayola Construction Paper - 480ct (2 Pack), Bulk School Supplies For Kids, Classroom Supplies for Preschool, Elementary, Great for Arts & Crafts • Amazon Business $16.59 1 $16.59
6" Jumbo Wood Craft Sticks - Pack of 1,000ct • Amazon Business $15.03 1 $15.03
[100 Pack] 8 oz. White Paper Hot Cups, Coffee Cups • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
SoundOriginal Electrical Tape Colors 6 Pack 3/4-Inch by 30 Feet, Voltage Level 600V Dustproof, Adhesive for General Home Vehicle Auto Car Power Circuit Wiring Multicolor(30Ft MUL) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
School Smart Poster Board, 11 x 14 Inches, White, Pack of 25 - 1371698 • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Amazon Basics Basket Coffee Filters for 8-12 Cup Coffee Makers, White, 200 Count • Amazon Business $1.78 5 $8.90
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Washable, Great for Making Slime, 4oz. Each, 12 Count • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
POPLAY 50 PCS Beautiful Player Marbles Bulk for Marble Games,Multiple Colors(1 Whistle for Free) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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