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Mrs. Gadberry from Springdale AR is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM: Light Up Science

My students need a lava lamp and electricity ball for science.

  • $196 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The library is a busy place during the school day and during the summer. We have projects from puzzles and LEGOs to iPads and video production available at all times. It is the hub of the school!

Our library is a place students love to come to and not just for a good book.

Our school has a population of over six hundred kindergarten to fifth grade students. All visit the library for forty-five minutes at least once a week. We are happy that we have created an environment where students feel welcome to come many times during the week outside of class time. We are a growing rural community with almost fifty percent of our students receiving free or reduced-price lunches.

My Project

As part of STEM: Light Up Science, students will conduct an investigation to determine whether the mixing of two or more substances results in new substances. These lava lamps will show the mixing of 2 substances and what happens with them.

Who doesn't love a lava lamp?

Students will also make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents. These electricity balls will show them the energy that can’t always to seen.

Students will love these hands-on science projects and will be engaged that whole time! Learning has never been so fun!

Mrs. Gadberry
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lava the Original 27-Inch Silver Base Grande Lamp with Yellow Wax in Blue Liquid • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
8 Plasma Nebula Ball Lightning Electricity Party Light Touch & Sound Activated by EDMBG • Amazon Business $43.99 1 $43.99

Materials cost

$123.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.23

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$166.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.31

Total project goal

$195.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$195.38

3 Donors

-$180.62

Donations toward project cost

-$166.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.55

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.76

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$0.00

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