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Mrs. Swenson from Glasgow MT is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM-Pencil Box Alarm And Space Landing Fun, Fund It Now!

My students need STEM activities to enrich their understanding of the world through the use of science, engineering, technology and math.

  • $441 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

How many of you ever dreamed of creating an alarm for your pencil box to keep your siblings out of it? I know I did!

I teach 3rd grade in a rural community.

My students love to learn about the physical world around them. Due to our rural location, many of my students do not have access to science museums or math activities that larger cities offer. Our school is at 52% free/reduced lunches. This means that many of my students may not have access to computers, electronic devices or even the Internet. My students love to learn how things work. Learning how things work takes a variety of skills: science, technology, engineering and math. In order to communicate their findings they need to know how to write about it as well.

My Project

Lakeshore STEM products will give my students a way to explore their world in a hands on way. Creating any kind of technology, especially a pencil box alarm will be very exciting for my students. In addition, 3rd Grade explores landing on the moon and the solar system!

Donating these STEM Lakeshore sets will allow my students to apply their knowledge of math, science, reading and writing in one meaningful activity.

All it takes is just one lesson to spark a child's interest in these areas forever.

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

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This project will reach 256 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP900X - STEM Learning Labs - Complete Series • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
PP902 - Space Lander STEM Learning Lab • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
PP905 - Alarm Your Pencil Box STEM Learning Lab • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99

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