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Mrs. Saenz from Cudahy CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM!! Our Students Learn from Hands-On!

My students need STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) materials. With these materials, they will explore Science and Engineering fields.

  • $335 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energetic, smart 5th graders who would benefit from your donations. These students attend a Pre-Kindergarten - 8th-grade school. Our student body is 99% Latino. Our school is located in a low socio-economic, bilingual community. All of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. We are a Title I school that serves one of the poorest areas in the Los Angeles County. Most of these students are English language learners, many of which also come from disadvantaged homes.

My Project

The donations for this project will improve my classroom by allowing my students to be exposed to engineering and science. The robotics and building kits will allow students to get hands-on experience and be motivated to learn about new careers. STEM activities can teach our students how to problem solve and work collaboratively with their peers. I want to be able to challenge my students and be able to bring out their curiosity. Young children with foundations in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics will go on to play an important role in our nation’s global competitiveness. Students deserve to get a head start in preparing for the jobs of the future.

Mrs. Saenz
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Exploring Wind & Water Energy • AKJ Education $71.99 1 $71.99
14 - in - 1 Solar Robot • AKJ Education $30.62 2 $61.24
Intro To Simple Machines: Wheels, Axles & Inclinedplanes • AKJ Education $35.99 1 $35.99
Curriculum Mastery Science Flip Chart Set - Grade 5 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $34.06 1 $34.06
KEVA Brain Builders • AKJ Education $11.64 2 $23.28

Materials cost

$226.56

Vendor shipping charges

$3.41

State sales tax

$20.73

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$284.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.14

Total project goal

$334.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$334.24

3 Donors

-$169.76

Donations toward project cost

-$152.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.21

match offer

-$154.76

Match offer toward project cost

-$131.55

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.21

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.71

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$0.00

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