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  • $1,994 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Terlop
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 11 donors
  • $0 still needed

STEM Inspiration

My students need a STEM supply kit, non-fiction reading materials, experiment trays, STEM backpacks for homework projects, and solar system books!

My Students

I have excitable, wiggly, creative first graders! They come in each morning eager to learn, and experiment. We are learning in a Title I school in Southwest, Washington, D.C.. We are one of the forty lowest performing schools in the city. Over 90% of the students in our school are eligible for free or reduced price lunches.

Our school is transitioning into a STEM model, and our first grade classroom needs science and engineering materials to make it a scientist's paradise.

During center time, children should be able to develop a love of experimentation through hands-on experiences and experiments.

My Project

My students have never gotten to have Science class. It is simply something that has never been in the schedule of our day. Our school has decided to develop a STEM focus this school year, and FINALLY, we get to participate in science exploration.

Teaching science is a dream come true for me - I finally get to share my love of Science with my students, and I we need a few materials to start our year on the right foot.

Organizational materials such as science trays will allow students to independently work through experiments during center time, while non-fiction books and magazines will inspire students to study their world further!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ854 - Classic Birch All-Purpose Classroom Storage Tray Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00
Building Blocks of Science A New Generation: Sky Watchers 2nd Edition 3-Use Unit Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $278.95 1 $278.95
RR752BUX - Take-Home Backpack - Set of 10 - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 3 $209.97
LM124 - Storage Trays - Set of 24 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $165.00 1 $165.00
Inner Solar System, Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: Grades 1 - 2 - Box of 6 titles, 6 copies each title / - / Grades 1–2 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $89.00 1 $89.00
Outer Solar System, Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: Grades 1 - 2 - Box of 6 titles, 6 copies each title / - / Grades 1–2 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $89.00 1 $89.00
JJ665 - Portable CD Player • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
HH828 - Children’s Timer - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
Scholastic News, Grade 1 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 32 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grade 1 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $5.25 5 $26.25
BOOK ENGINEER THROUGH THE YEAR 20 TURNKEY STEM PROJECTS • Frey Scientific $18.89 1 $18.89
TIME For Kids - G2 PRINT Bundle - 28 issues / Minimum of 10 subscriptions • TIME for Kids $5.01 1 $5.01

Materials cost

$1,501.04

Vendor shipping charges

$50.59

State sales tax

$90.06

3rd party payment processing fee

$22.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,694.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$298.98

Total project goal

$1,993.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,993.19

11 Donors

-$1,780.16

Donations toward project cost

-$1,694.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$85.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$213.03

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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