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Mrs. Weaver from Farmersville OH is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Solves Boredom Saving Tomorrow!

Help me give my students a video camera, memory card, and stand to share their STEM vision for a better community makerspace.

  • $592 goal

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My Students

We are a small rural school district in Southwest Ohio housed in a building that is almost 100 years old. Some of my students are learning in the same classrooms that their parents and grandparents did and that makes our school a comfortable place for families to gather.

I teach an active and enthusiastic group of junior high students, girls and boys who are happy to come to school and eager to use STEM in high interest problem solving.

I am also the STEM coach and I am always looking for new ways to engage my students in using STEM principles both in and out of the classroom.

My Project

Students will use STEM to gather their own data to access our "state of the school" situation. Students will look at and use science specific research studies that identify boredom as a gateway to drug use to support survey questioning. Using Google forms, they will create and administer a survey to access what students need to curb boredom. Next they will compile the data collected and use the data and statistics to design and engineer a makerspace to curb boredom in our junior high school community. Students will design the makerspace based on student responses to include high interest opportunites that are inclusive and managable within the available space. Finally, students will use their data set to create a video presentation using the requested camera and stand that they will share with the school board and local community organizations to gather support for the implementation of their plan within our school and community. Students will drive volunteer support and direct decision making process to oversee their plan.

Mrs. Weaver
Grades 6-8

This project will reach 300 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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4K Camcorder, ORDRO AC3 Ultra HD Video Camera 1080P 60FPS WiFi Camera and IR Night Vision Camcorder 3.1’’ IPS Touch Screen Digital Camcorders with Microphone Wide Angle Lens • Amazon Business $259.99 1 $259.99 Lockable Floor Stand for iPad - mounting kit • Best Buy Education $178.22 1 $178.22
SanDisk Extreme Pro 64GB SDXC UHS-I Memory Card (SDSDXXG-064G-GN4IN) • Amazon Business $27.29 1 $27.29

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