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Mrs. Juarez from Santa Monica CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Makes the Brain Grow!

My students need STEM projects using such materials as Marble Run Super Set, magnet building tiles, and Small Circuits Discovery STEM Kits to keep their creativity in order, grow mindset, and strengthen team-building skills!

  • $450 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Diversity in our student population is a feature that makes our school very unique, special and a great learning environment.

Our students come from a variety of different economic backgrounds; however, 41% of students are low-income and receive free or reduced lunch.

In many cases, students' parents work long hours and have more than one job in order to provide for the basic needs of life. This leaves little time, money, and effort to provide rich educational experiences outside of school.

It is my goal to provide rich educational experiences for all of my students because they all deserve to succeed!

My Project

The Discovery STEM Kits I am hoping to get into my classroom will benefit my 4th graders immensely!

The Discovery STEM Kits I am asking for will nourish my students' critical thinking skills and creativity while at the same time helping them develop a growth mindset and their team building skills!

My 4th-grade students will use the Mechanics, Simple Machines, Small Circuits Discovery STEM Kits as well as the Marble Run and Magnet Tiles to problem solve and think critically in small groups.

The Discovery STEM Kits will benefit my students' ability to think critically as they problem solve with their peers which in turn will increase their academic vocabulary, creativity, and build a strong sense of confidence in taking on challenging tasks!

Mrs. Juarez
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ZOOB Builderz Deluxe S.T.E.M Challenge • Amazon Business $53.58 1 $53.58
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 1 $49.99
SmartLab Toys Smart Circuits Games & Gadgets Electronics Lab • Amazon Business $37.90 1 $37.90
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
Engino Discovering Stem: Levers, Linkages & Structures Building Kit • Amazon Business $30.97 1 $30.97
Engino Discovering STEM Newton's Laws Inertia, Momentum, Kinetic & Potential Energy Construction Kit • Amazon Business $29.45 1 $29.45
Whirligig Building Blocks | STEM Toys for Boys & Girls | Creative Construction Educational Engineering Toys | 106 pieces - LARGE & SMALL sizes | Best Kids Kit Gift for Ages 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 year old • Amazon Business $29.45 1 $29.45
Think Fun Gravity Maze Marble Run Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up – Toy of the Year Award Winner • Amazon Business $26.49 1 $26.49
Engino Discovering STEM Mechanics Cams & Cranks Construction Kit • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99

Materials cost

$317.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.08

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$381.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.35

Total project goal

$449.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$449.01

2 Donors

-$301.71

Donations toward project cost

-$258.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.61

match offer

-$145.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$123.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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