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Mrs. Butler from Warrenville SC is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEAMing for Knowledge!

Help me give my students exciting and engaging STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) activities that they can explore.

  • $358 goal

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My Students

I am a second year teacher at a Title I school in Aiken County, South Carolina. I have fifteen wonderful first graders.

I strongly believe that my students can and will accomplish anything that they set their minds to.

As a teacher it is my responsibility to educate them not only in standards-based content, but it is also my job to help them grow into aspiring individuals, aid them in discovering what they are passionate about, and prepare them for whatever life throws at them. I have no doubt that my students will change the world.

My Project

As of recent, our class has been told that we will return to face-to-face learning, however, many safety precautions will be set in place to help avoid the potential of spreading germs among students. One of the many precautions our district is taking, is not allowing shared supplies among students.

The current COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed how we are able to approach STEAM based learning within the classroom.

Typically, during "STEAM centers" our students would have the opportunity to engage with peers and work together to build and explore different material. Because of the current safety precautions being put in place due to COVID-19, our students will have to maintain proper social distance and will not be able to share the material kept in our STEAM centers. Unfortunately, our classroom does not currently have enough STEAM material for each student to have their own "center".

Your donation to our class project would make a huge difference in our classroom! By donating, you are providing the opportunity for students to engage in STEAM based learning despite our current lack of supplies and the restrictions that have been put in place.

Mrs. Butler
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SOIL SAND AND GRAVEL SET • Ward's Science $38.04 1 $38.04
PicassoTiles 60 Piece Set 60pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards - Creativity Beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational, Conventional • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Learning Resources Primary Science Jumbo Magnifiers with Stand, Science Classroom Accessories, Teaching Aids, Set of 6 Magnifiers, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $32.83 1 $32.83
Gifts2U Marble Run Sets Kids, 122 PCS Marble Race Track Game 90 Translucent Marbulous Pieces + 32 Glass Marbles, STEM Marble Maze Building Blocks Kids 4+ Year Old • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
REALBUG Desk Decoration-Hanging Bat, Small Clear • Amazon Business $22.36 1 $22.36
Eveready LED Flashlight, 4-Pack, Bright and Durable, Batteries Included • Amazon Business $10.98 2 $21.96
ELifeBox 6 PCS Insect Specimen Set,Cicada,Wasp,Spider,Scorpion,Locust,Chafer Resin Collection Science Toys • Amazon Business $19.90 1 $19.90
WARDS ESSENTIALS IGNEOUS ROCKS • Ward's Science $18.49 1 $18.49
REALBUG Spider & Fly Desk Decoration • Amazon Business $12.54 1 $12.54
KuToi Rainbow Snow Flakes 300 Discs | STEM Educational Brain Building Toy | Interlocking Plastic Construction Connect Set | Promotes Fine Motor Skills Development - Therapy Tools • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Mead Small Notebook, 24 Pack of pocket notebook 3x5 " College Ruled Small Memo Pad Wirebound 60 Sheets, Pastel Colors of Mini Notebook in Bulk pack • Amazon Business $11.43 1 $11.43

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