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Mrs. Bowen from Highland WI is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM-tastic Investigations for STEM Night

My students need STEM investigation kits for our school's STEM night.

  • $296 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students love to see the word STEM, (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), on the daily schedule. They are active learners and want to be involved in hands on investigations.

Through the use of the investigations, students are provided with an opportunity to practice twenty-first century skills such as creativity, collaboration, critical thinking and cooperation with their fellow students.

We are a small rural school district that is dedicated to providing differentiated and meaningful instruction so that all students will be successful and life long learners.

My Project

The STEM investigation kits will be used to introduce parents to our STEM principles; science, technology, engineering, and math, during a "STEM" night. Students in grades 4K-5th grade will choose a kit and solve a problem with the help of their parents. The investigations include a circuit creations kit, a parachuters kit, and a solar car kit.

The students, through the use of the kits on STEM night, will model problem solving and persistence.

In doing so, parents will gain a better understanding of our STEM curriculum.

This STEM night will share our students' love of hands on learning and demonstrate the twenty-first century skills that they have acquired.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Engino Discovering STEM Newton's Laws Inertia, Momentum, Kinetic & Potential Energy Construction Kit • Amazon Business $31.49 2 $62.98
ETA hand2mind 86114 Stem Make-It Take-It Circuit Creations Kit • Amazon Business $54.95 1 $54.95
ETA hand2mind Make-It Take-It Parachuters Kit • Amazon Business $49.24 1 $49.24
4M Solar Rover Kit • Amazon Business $13.19 2 $26.38
Green Science Windmill Generator by Toysmith • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98

Materials cost

$217.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$250.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.26

Total project goal

$295.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$295.05

2 Donors

-$214.16

Donations toward project cost

-$208.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.87

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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