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Ms. Max from Atlanta GA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Stations and Science Units

My students need Tinker Crate sets, Pixy cubes, a planetarium, Toy Sea Animals, Assorted Animal Figure Toys, Glider Model Planes, and science books for each science unit.

  • $1,309 goal

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My Students

Science is about knowing; engineering is about doing. Henry Petroski

FATE is a quaint little school in a neighborhood that feels like a small town in a big city.

The classes are small and everyone is treated like family. The majority of students come from low-income households and have limited resources, yet we have an extremely active PTA. We take great pride in the level of parental involvement at FATE.

My Project

My kindergarten students need three science units: Animals, The Day and Night Sky, and Force and Motion. Animals: I need animal figurines to sort, assorted animal coverings, and books about animals. The Day and Night Sky: I need a planetarium to project stars and I need books about the sky. Force and Motion: I need projects that allow them to read directions, build machines, and explore concepts of force and motion. Tinker Crates give them an opportunity to do all of these things. I also need magnets, glider planes, and books about force and motion. I need math activities that give students an opportunity to work with two- and three-dimensional shapes and develop spatial intelligence. Your contribution will help me to provide an engaging learning environment that promotes cooperative learning, develops problem solving and brings math and science concepts to life. The students will gain a sense of ownership by having a learning environment that is kid friendly and colorful

My students will see how reading and experimentation are a part of math and science.

They will have a robust learning experience that is tangible, meaningful, and inspires curiosity.

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Ms. Max
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tinker Crate • Kiwi Crates $203.40 2 $406.80
Set of 30 Large size ZOO SET Wild, Jungle, Farm & Desert Animals In Plastic Storage Container • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
Coolreall Premium Tempered Glass Screen Protector 7.9 Inch for iPad Mini 1 / 2 / 3(0.33mm HD Ultra Clear) • Amazon Business $9.99 5 $49.95
Balsa-Wood Top Gun Glider Model Plane (Pack of 36) • Amazon Business $43.98 1 $43.98
TC309 - Stack & Match Magnet Rings • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 3 $38.97
Uncle Milton Star Planetarium • Amazon Business $29.97 1 $29.97
Dalmatian Vet Kit, 15-Piece • Amazon Business $26.53 1 $26.53
Ein-O Science Force Science • Amazon Business $12.95 2 $25.90
Whose Skin Is This?: A Look at Animal Skin - Scaly, Furry, and Prickly (Whose Is It?) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Learning Resources Mental Blox Critical Thinking Game • Amazon Business $21.87 1 $21.87
Learning Resources Creative Color Cubes (100Pc) • Amazon Business $19.94 1 $19.94
Animal X-Rays • Amazon Business $18.29 1 $18.29
Rabbitskin-Assorted • Amazon Business $17.63 1 $17.63
Uncle Milton Fireworks Light Show • Amazon Business $17.27 1 $17.27
Pixy Cubes • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
When Night Became Day • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Sleeping Queens • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
Toy Sea Animals (12 counts) • Amazon Business $4.75 2 $9.50
Large White Turkey Flat Feather (50/Pack) • Amazon Business $9.28 1 $9.28
Learning Advantage 8837 Pattern Block Activity Cards (Pack of 20) • Amazon Business $9.06 1 $9.06
Comparing Body Coverings • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Push and Pull (Investigate!) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Large Black Turkey Flat Feather (50/Pack) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Give It a Push! Give It a Pull!: A Look at Forces (Lightning Bolt Books: Exploring Physical Science) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Motion: Push and Pull, Fast and Slow (Amazing Science) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Forces and Motion: A Question and Answer Book (Questions and Answers: Physical Science) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Fur and Feathers • Amazon Business $7.68 1 $7.68
Why Do Owls and Other Birds Have Feathers? (Animal Body Coverings) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
How Many Stars in the Sky? (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Touch of Nature Dyed Guinea Feathers for Arts and Crafts, 7gm, Earth Mix/Gold/Brown/Eggshell • Amazon Business $6.80 1 $6.80
School Smart 085837 2-Tone Imitation Eagle Feather, 10" to 12", White with Black Tip (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $6.09 1 $6.09
Forces Make Things Move (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Gravity Is a Mystery (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Touch of Nature Packed Feather Assortment for Arts and Crafts, 7gm, Chestnut/Natural/Brown • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
US Toy Assorted Rain Forest Animal Figure Toys (Lot of 12) • Amazon Business $5.19 1 $5.19
KAYSO Natural Peacock Feathers 10-12-inch, Pack of 30pc • Amazon Business $5.15 1 $5.15
Touch of Nature 22-Piece Duck Wing Quills for Arts and Crafts, 8-Inch, Natural/Grey • Amazon Business $5.04 1 $5.04
US Toy Lot of 12 Assorted Whale And Shark Toy Figure • Amazon Business $4.56 1 $4.56
What If You Had Animal Hair? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Touch of Nature 24-Piece Mini Indian Feathers for Crafting, 3-Inch, Earth Mix • Amazon Business $3.91 1 $3.91
Look Once, Look Again: Skin & Scales (Look Once, Look Again: Science) • Amazon Business $3.49 1 $3.49
Animal Feathers & Fur (Look Once, Look Again) • Amazon Business $3.49 1 $3.49

Materials cost

$998.46

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$68.89

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,112.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$196.29

Total project goal

$1,308.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,308.62

6 Donors

-$1,282.74

Donations toward project cost

-$1,091.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$191.66

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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