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Mrs. Melissa Dahl from Clear Lake WA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Learning

Help me give my students hands on science tools for building and exploring with play and imagination in the classroom.

  • $377 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very active and love to learn. Many of them are being raised in single parent households and receive free lunch based on their socioeconomic status. These things may prevent them from getting ahead early in life and may not provide them with the life experiences many of us see as "typical".

From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom I focus on their potential and growth while they are with me.

I may not be able to control their home lives, however, I can certainly control their experience during the school day. By doing this in a creative and positive way, I am hopeful to inspire every student I have to continue on a path of academic excellence.

My Project

I am asking for a variety of STEM resources including marble run materials and PicassoTiles Magnet Building Tiles and Building Blocks Construction Playboards. These materials will broaden my students understanding of how materials are used for different STEM explorations.

With the fulfillment of this project, my students will have fun while they are actually learning.

Students will use the carts to make push and pull systems for our science kits. They will also make a structure out of magna-tile. Then students will test the durability of the structure they made when adding weight. They will use the scientific process while doing this. Students will use these materials for many different year. With these materials, the possibilities are endless.

I appreciate your consideration in giving to my project!

Mrs. Melissa Dahl
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PicassoTiles 100 Piece Set 100pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards, Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational Conventional • Amazon Business $49.99 2 $99.98
Marble Genius Marble Run Super Set - 100 Complete Pieces + Free Instruction App (85 Translucent Marbulous Pieces + 15 Glass Marbles) • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
PicassoTiles 60 Piece Set 60pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards - Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational, Conventional • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99
Marble Run Set, Glonova 127 Pcs Marble Race Track for Kids with Glass Marbles Upgrade Marble Works Set • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Meland Marble Run - 122Pcs Marble Maze Game Building Toy for Kid, Marble Track Race Set&STEM Learning Toy Gift for Boy Girl Age 4 5 6 7 8 9+ (102 Translucent Marbulous Pcs & 20 Glass Marbles) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Marble Genius Booster Set (Add-On Set - 20 Marbulous Marble Run Toy Pieces) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
PicassoTiles 2 Piece Car Truck Set w/ Extra Long Bed & Re-Enforced Latch, Magnet Building Tile Magnetic Blocks -Creativity Beyond Imagination! Educational, Inspirational, Conventional,& Recreational! • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
Marble Genius Stable Bases Marble Run Accessory Add-On Set (4 pcs.) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$262.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$319.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.44

Total project goal

$376.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$376.28

6 Donors

-$358.64

Donations toward project cost

-$319.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.64

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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