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Ms. Salmon from Commerce City CO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEAM Learning in the Classroom

Help me give my students the materials needed to dive into some awesome STEM projects.

  • $356 goal

This project expired on August 21, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a neighborhood school composed of students from many different backgrounds and socio-economic statuses. Students come in each day eager to learn new and exciting things. I am constantly looking for new and exciting ways to keep students engaged and foster their love for learning!

We are able to embrace our differences as people and learners to build a strong classroom community.

In my classroom we love to spend time each day learning about each other and where we all come from. We use these experiences to help us grow as individuals and as a group of learners.

My Project

The materials included in this list will help to enrich our STEAM time in the classroom. Each item on this list will help to provide resources needed for projects and experiments we will conduct in the classroom each week, during our science and social studies blocks, to help expand our understanding on challenging concepts.

It will help to provide hands-on experiences for students to engage in and learn through their own exploration and struggles.

Students will be able to enhance their motor skills as well as problem solving skills while engaged in STEAM activities. Students will learn the properties of magnets through slime making, they will experiment with engineering and building with STEM sticks and challenges to make new structures. With construction kits they will be able to experiment with balance and gravity as well as create structures able to hold different materials.

Ms. Salmon
Grades PreK-2

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16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Zometool Creator 1 Construction Kit • Amazon Business $53.99 1 $53.99
Mary Ellen's Best Press Refills 1 Gallon-Scent Free • Amazon Business $43.65 1 $43.65
Playlearn Large 800 Piece Straws Builders Construction Building Toy with Wheels - Giant Pack with Special Colored Connectors • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Neodymium Bar Magnets - Rare Earth Magnets Super Strong - N52 Grade (Ndfeb) - 2 Block Magnets in Box • Amazon Business $11.65 3 $34.95
Borax Powder (1 Gallon) by Earthborn Elements, Resealable Bucket, Natural Multipurpose Cleaner, Detergent Booster, and Slime Ingredient • Amazon Business $27.48 1 $27.48
Skoolzy STEM Toys Connecting Straws Building Kits - Fine Motor Skills Interlocking Engineering Builder Set Preschool Activity, Building Toys for Boys or Girls Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old + Tote • Amazon Business $17.97 1 $17.97
Black Iron Oxide - Fe3O4 - Synthetic - 1 Pound • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
AmazonBasics All Purpose Washable School White Liquid Glue - Great for Making Slime, 1 Gallon Bottle • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Wilton Neon Gel Food Color Set • Amazon Business $2.97 1 $2.97

Materials cost

$246.48

Vendor shipping charges

$5.99

State sales tax

$15.77

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$301.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.28

Total project goal

$355.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$355.22

14 Donors

-$293.29

Donations toward project cost

-$253.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.49

Matching donations from our partners

-$56.64

Match offers toward project cost

-$48.14

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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