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Mrs. Ricks from Micanopy FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEMtastic Ways to Learn!

Help me give my students new ways to learn about STEM with hands on activities and a place to store them.

  • $660 goal

This project expired on December 7, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a small town, charter school that doesn't receive a lot of funding. ALL students receive free breakfast and lunch. The students here are a great bunch of kids, have a lot of personality, are well rounded, and many have a lot of potential.

However, the majority of students come from low-income families who do not have any additional income they can share with the school to help their children experience new things.

With DonorsChoose.org, I hope to bring experiences to them that they would not have had the opportunity to even know existed. I need your help to make that help!

My Project

Getting kids to get interested in science is always a difficult task for me as a teacher. However, with some of the items that I have in this project I think it will allow the each of my students to have the hands on learning that they will need to make the light bulb go off in the head that will link the science principle to the real life application.

I want to see that light bulb go off and with your help in this I will be able to see just that happen.

Please help me get the kits and tools that my students need to make that happen.

Mrs. Ricks
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pitsco Balsa Wood Mousetrap Vehicle Kit (For 10 Students) • Amazon Business $125.00 1 $125.00
Hydraulic Crane kit, S.T.E.M., S.T.E.A.M. Educational Engineering Toy Crane Kit Building Hydraulic Arm for Ages 8 Years Old and Up, Perfect for Kids to Learn Power transmitting • Amazon Business $15.99 5 $79.95
STEM Building Toys, Remote Control Racer Learning Kits 326 Pcs for 7, 8 and 9 Year Old Boys and Girls, Top Birthday Gift Ideas for Kids Age 7-14 • Amazon Business $39.19 2 $78.38
4M Solar Rover Kit • Amazon Business $13.36 4 $53.44
Poraxy Boxing Robot Kit,2 DIY Boxing Fight Robot Battle Toys Assembly STEM Kits,Educational Scientific Robot Building Kit Gift for Children Kids • Amazon Business $25.99 2 $51.98
OWI Hydraulic Arm Edge Kit • Amazon Business $43.20 1 $43.20
IRIS USA, Inc. TB-42 12 Quart Stack & Pull Box, Clear, 6 Stack and Pull • Amazon Business $20.95 2 $41.90
Shelf Liners for Wire Shelf Liner Set of 4 - Graphite (14-Inch-by-36-Inch) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
OWI The Solar System Solar Kit • Amazon Business $19.10 1 $19.10

Materials cost

$522.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$560.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.96

Total project goal

$659.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$659.74

4 Donors

-$518.57

Donations toward project cost

-$458.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.79

match offer

-$120.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$102.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.17

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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