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Ms. McCullen from Leesburg FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEAM It Out Science

Help me give my students the materials they need for hands-on inquiry and STEM in Science.

  • $206 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students (or my kiddos as I often refer to them) love hugs and high-fives, laughter, interactive activities, and, of course, Fortnite dance offs. For many of them, school is an outlet of expression. Within our classroom is where they can fully express themselves through science, math, reading/writing, and art.

Our school is nestled in the heart of a lively city on the west side of Central Florida.

The students who are part of our school environment come from a variety of backgrounds. Many of our families struggle to provide for themselves. Our school strives to be the safe place that our students can come to.

Each child in my classroom (as well as our school) are seen as leaders. They are not just learners, but leaders-in-training. We incorporate a variety of learning strategies for each different learning style. In addition, we also provide education in being an effective leader. Therefore, the students are given opportunities to showcase their leadership skills throughout the year in various ways. It is our belief that change in our community starts right in our classrooms; our children are the future.

My Project

The materials and supplies that I am requesting already have a home. What that means is that these are materials or supplies for Science Inquiries or STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art and Math) project based learning.

The donations to this project will help my students receive a more interactive and hands-on year of science.

These materials specifically are for the first nine weeks of science inquiry and STEAM lessons. The students are very excited to learn new things in a hands-on way.

By implementing more hands-on learning within the Science field, students will finally see the value of being a scientist and feel more engaged during the lessons. Having engaged students in any subject is extremely important, but even more so in Science due to a majority of projected careers having something to do with the science industries.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
North/South Bar Magnets, 3" Length, Pack of 2 • Amazon Business $10.99 3 $32.97
Foam Wrap Roll 12” x 394" (10 Meters), Protect Dishes, China, and Furniture, Packing Supplies, Packing Cushioning Supplies for Moving (Thickness: 1/16") • Amazon Business $7.71 2 $15.42
Barbasol Pacific Rush Thick & Rich Shaving Cream for Men, 10 oz. • Amazon Business $7.14 2 $14.28
The Home Store Multicolored Flexible Plastic Straws, 180-ct. Pack • Amazon Business $5.95 2 $11.90
Food Coloring - 12 Color Bright Rainbow Cake Food Coloring Set for Baking, Decorating, Icing and Cooking - Assorted Variety Liquid Food Color Dye for Slime Making and DIY Crafts - .25 fl. oz. Bottles • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Wish Jumbo Hypoallergenic Soft & Absorbent Cotton Balls, 100% Pure Cotton, Pack of 4 (400 Balls) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Natural Wood Craft Sticks (Pack of 1,000) • Amazon Business $9.31 1 $9.31
Bubble Cushioning Wrap Roll for Packing (3/16", 12" x 32 ft), Easy-to-Tear 12" Sheets, Plus Free 8 'Fragiile, Handle with Care' Stickers • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Red Heart Classic Yarn, Tangerine • Amazon Business $2.19 4 $8.76
Hxtape White Masking Tape,Multi Size Choices,Easy Tear Multi-Use Tape,Adhesive Leaves No Residue,Great for Labeling, Painting, Packing ect. (3/4"-33yd-4 Rolls,1.5"core) • Amazon Business $6.88 1 $6.88
Arm & Hammer Pure Baking Soda, 8 oz • Amazon Business $5.23 1 $5.23
Goya Foods Distilled White Vinegar, 16 Fluid Ounce • Amazon Business $0.77 4 $3.08

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