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  • $382 goal

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  • 9 donors
  • $0 still needed

STEM Lab!

My students need an optical light bench, bottle rocket launcher , a radio kit, and other supplies to complete STEM labs associated with light, rocketry, and electronics.

My Students

Do you remember the excitement associated with hands-on labs at school? My STEM lab students are interested in activities focusing on light, electronics, and rocketry.

Students attend a public middle school in California.

They are all enrolled in a STEM education course where they complete hands-on activities focused on science, technology, engineering, and math. The students enjoy being able to learn about these fields and explore areas that they have not investigated before.

My Project

These resources will allow students to complete several hands-on activities. A light bench with lenses, mirrors, and color paddles will help teach students about the properties of light. The bottle rocket launcher will allow students to learn about Newton's Laws as their rockets shoot up in the air. A solar powered car and AM/FM radio kit will allow students to explore the world of electronics. Each of these topics will bring something new and exciting to the STEM classroom.

Having hands-on activities are essential to getting kids excited about STEM fields, especially for those who may have written off science and math in the past.

By having these supplies in the lab, many students will get to experience science in ways that they never have before.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AM/FM Radio Kit • Nasco $39.95 2 $79.90
Solar Power Racer • Nasco $27.75 2 $55.50
Bottle Rocket Launcher • Nasco $31.75 1 $31.75
Mirror, Acrylic, 3" x 5", pk/16 • Nasco $20.70 1 $20.70
Banana Plug Cords with Alligator Clip - 12" • Nasco $10.05 2 $20.10
Heavy-Duty 9V Battery • Nasco $1.40 10 $14.00
Optical Bench Set • Nasco $10.50 1 $10.50
Color Paddles • Nasco $7.95 1 $7.95
Unmounted Optical Lenses - Double Convex 3.75 cm Diameter, 10 cm Focal Length • Nasco $2.25 1 $2.25
Unmounted Optical Lenses - Double Concave 3.75 cm Diameter, 10 cm Focal Length • Nasco $1.55 1 $1.55

Materials cost

$244.20

Vendor shipping charges

$24.42

State sales tax

$22.34

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$324.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.29

Total project goal

$381.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$381.91

8 Donors

-$189.76

Donations toward project cost

-$162.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.45

match offer

-$190.95

Match offer toward project cost

-$162.31

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.64

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.19

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The Walt Disney Company and 8 other donors.

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