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Mrs. Albrecht from Kent WA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Science: Creating A Classroom Of Scientists

My students need science materials and resources on the topics of force and motion, properties of matter and learning labs.

  • $475 goal

This project expired on September 26, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Science should be learned through hands on activities and investigations. My students have a strong desire to learn and experience the thrill of science inquiry. Providing them with tools and materials that they can explore and manipulate will help their scientific knowledge grow.

Our classroom consists of 28 energetic students who greatly enjoy hands on learning opportunities.

Our school is a minority majority school with a high ELL population, 91% free/reduced lunch and over 12 languages spoken. This class is very eager to learn and grow but desire new, real world opportunities that "make sense" in their lives.

My Project

The science tools and materials requested will help us build our scientific knowledge and understanding on the topics of force and motion, properties of matter and learning labs. The class will be able to participate in whole class activities and in centers based experiences. They will be able to have the materials to manipulate, touch, share and experience. Through these opportunities the class will gain engineering experience, chances to make observations and opportunities for investigations in groups, partners and individually. This is an opportunity to build our classroom materials while helping us learn and grow why we become classroom scientists!

Scientific tools and materials are not readily available in our classroom.

Our 5th graders will have access to new, interesting and engaging materials that will help our scientific skills and strategies grow and grow and grow. The students will learn in real meaningful ways that they are unable to experience today. These materials are needed, important and effective in building knowledge.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 65 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP900X - STEM Learning Labs - Complete Series • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
DD357 - Properties of Earth Activity Tub - Gr. 4-6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
DD354 - Force & Motion Activity Tub - Gr. 4-6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99

Materials cost

$338.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.66

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.08

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$403.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.24

Total project goal

$474.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$474.96

3 Donors

-$474.96

Donations toward project cost

-$403.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.24

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$0.00

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