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Ms. Samford from Groesbeck TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Activities featuring LEGOS

My students need these items to complete challenging STEM activities featuring Legos.

  • $278 goal

This project expired on August 2, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are in a rural Texas community far removed from the experiences of big city life. If I could describe my students in five words, they would be: smart, curious, capable, eager, and compassionate. Being in such a small town, my students share most all of their experiences together from school to sports, church to family life.

My students inspire me to try new things and I strive to provide them the best educational opportunities.

They come to school excited to see their friends and participate in our activities.

My Project

Our class project is to supply our classroom with supplies to complete challenging STEM activities.

STEM is more than just a grouping of subject areas.

It is a movement to develop the deep mathematical and scientific underpinnings students need to be competitive in the 21st-century workforce. STEM develops a set of thinking, reasoning, teamwork, investigative, and creative skills that students can use in all areas of their lives. STEM isn’t a standalone class—it’s a way to intentionally incorporate different subjects across an existing curriculum.

Here’s a quick rundown of the STEM acronym:

Science: The study of the natural world.

Technology: One surprise—the STEM definition for technology includes any product made by humans to meet a want or need. (So much for all technology is digital.) Any product kids create to solve a problem can be regarded as technology.

Engineering: The design process kids use to solve problems.

Math: The language of numbers, shapes, and quantities that seems so irrelevant to many students.

We hope to start with LEGOs. We will challenge ourselves to build:

Catapult

Shadow tower

Volcano

Water dam

Balloon cars

Robot

JUST TO NAME A FEW

Ms. Samford
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO Classic Creative 10702 • Amazon Business $39.89 3 $119.67
LEGO Classic Quad Pack 66554 Building Kit • Amazon Business $19.95 3 $59.85
STORAGE BOX W/LID BLUE 16 X 11 X 6 IN - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $7.02 1 $7.02
STORAGE BOX W/LID YELLOW 16 X 11 X 6 IN - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $7.02 1 $7.02
STORAGE BOX W/LID GREEN 16 X 11 X 6 IN - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $7.02 1 $7.02

Materials cost

$200.58

Vendor shipping charges

$2.11

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$235.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.59

Total project goal

$277.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$277.29

3 Donors

-$272.00

Donations toward project cost

-$235.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.30

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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