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

STEM Critical Thinkers

My students need these Legos and puzzles to practice and increase their critical thinking skill.

  • $907 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a magnificent and advanced group of at-risk students (95% receive free or reduced-price lunch). My students are pre-AP, Medical Magnet and/or GT students who have not been exposed to all that technology has to offer. With most of my students interested in STEM and careers in STEM, we need more technology to keep us up with the times.

The students want to be able to compete in a global society but don't have the means.

Virtual Labs, research, STEM projects are just a few things they are interested in doing. As a school that was affected by Harvey, my students are in need of more technology in the school as their parents focus on rebuilding their school life.

My Project

I teach a magnificent group of students who are labeled as At-Risk or Low-Income,and have been affected by Hurricane Harvey in some way. These students come to class everyday and prove that they want to learn and work hard. Unfortunately most of them lack or have not fully developed certain life skills that will help them succeed in todays world.

Being able to critically think is a skill that is learned and should be continuously developed.

My students need to have tangible items that can challenge them while enhance their creative brains. The legos also align to specific TEKs that the students will need for state testing.

We have also receive iPads and are eager to use them for labs and brain teasers, but we need cases to protect.

Ms. Evans
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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26 donors26 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 125 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Simple And Motorized Mechanisms Base Set by LEGO • Amazon Business $282.70 1 $282.70
Max Cases Extreme Folio flip cover for tablet • Best Buy Education $31.41 5 $157.05
Lego Education Simple Machines Set # 9689 • Amazon Business $109.92 1 $109.92
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 • Amazon Business $27.99 3 $83.97
White Mountain Puzzles Candy Wrappers - 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle • Amazon Business $16.95 3 $50.85
White Mountain Puzzles Tasty Treats - 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle • Amazon Business $15.00 3 $45.00

Materials cost

$729.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$770.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$135.96

Total project goal

$906.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$906.39

25 Donors

-$451.87

Donations toward project cost

-$386.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.53

match offer

-$451.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$384.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.78

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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