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Ms. Acevedo from Auburn WA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Super Science Supplies

My students need a hot plate, human and animal x-ray sets, trail camera, water droppers, wall thermometers, bingo games, and electricity activity tub for a hands-on fun scientific learning experience.

  • $554 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are in grades 2 through 5, and they love science! We have an abundance of children from different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Many of our kids have little access to technology or other tools at home, or even a safe place to explore nature. The experiences of our students are often limited; many have not been to a museum, a science center, or a zoo.

Their eyes light up when it's time to learn science!

Every day, we discuss science concepts: physical science, earth and space science, and life science. The saying "a picture is worth a thousand words" is perfect for our situation. How can students picture the world of science without being able to see it?

We are a high-poverty school with over 55% students receiving free and reduced lunch services. My students come from all different backgrounds, but they all have the fact that they LOVE to learn in common!

My Project

Due to our school having a limited budget and needing to focus on testing subjects, science is one subject that we are severely lacking materials for. Hands-on materials will help my students explore the world that is Science. My students need Bingo games that not only teach them but are so much fun they don't realize they are learning. We need a hot plate for boiling water/making vapor so my students can actually see something change states. We need thermometers so we can learn about weather, humidity, temperatures and learn to read thermometers. We need water droppers for experiments. We are so lucky that our school backs up to a wooded area and a trail camera would show us the wildlife that is behind our school and very active. We also need human and animal x-rays to study bones. The circuit kit will allow my students the challenge to build electrical circuits and experiments with electricity safely.

Science is a subject that opens the door to so many careers and a solid hands-on science experience is what every child deserves.

These supplies would bring my classroom to the level it needs to be and make learning so much fun for our kids. They deserve to have fun and learn at the same time. Who knows maybe your donation will inspire the next doctor or engineer!

Ms. Acevedo
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD351 - Electricity Activity Tub - Gr. 4-6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 2 $139.98
【NEW VERSION】APEMAN Trail Camera 12MP 1080P 2.4" LCD Game&Hunting Camera with 940nm Upgrading IR LEDs Night Vision up to 65ft/20m IP66 Spray Water Protected Design • Amazon Business $59.87 1 $59.87
La Crosse Technology 308-1414W Wireless Atomic Digital Color Forecast Station with Alerts, White • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Roylco R-5911 18 Piece True to Life Human X-Ray Set Grade Kindergarten to 1, 0.1" Height, 12.1" Wide, 14.5" Length (Pack of 18) • Amazon Business $31.49 1 $31.49
Shxstore 5ml Disposable Plastic Graduated Liquid Transfer Pipettes Dropper, Pack of 100 • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Learning Resources Giant Classroom Thermometer • Amazon Business $29.49 1 $29.49
Ovente Countertop Infrared Burner – 1000 Watts – 7 Inch Ceramic Glass Single Plate Cooktop with Temperature Control, Non-Slip Feet – Indoor/Outdoor Portable Electric Stove – Stainless Steel (BGI101S) • Amazon Business $23.55 1 $23.55
Roylco R5910 Animal X-Rays, 8" x 10", 28 Pieces • Amazon Business $17.66 1 $17.66
Lucy Hammett Games Weather Bingo Game • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Wildlife Bingo Board Game • Amazon Business $12.33 1 $12.33

Materials cost

$399.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.94

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$470.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.99

Total project goal

$553.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$553.24

1 Donor

-$553.24

Donations toward project cost

-$470.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.99

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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