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Mrs. Chiapa from Tarzana CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Super Scientist

Help me give my students hands on experiences as they learn about light, magnets, buoyancy, and more. Imagine the excitement when students discover attractive and repulsive forces between objects.

  • $299 goal

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My Students

Enthusiastic, energetic, and inquisitive are a few words that come to mind when thinking about the young learners in my class. My class is comprised of 23 amazing third graders who are eager to learn. Our school has received academic achievement awards the past six years, is a California Distinguished School, and a School For Advanced Studies. These accomplishments are due to teachers and parents working together. Our school is a great place to learn, but lacks science material due to limited funding.

"Science is the key to our future, and if you don't believe in science, then you're holding everybody back,"--Bill Nye

My students are able to grasp new concepts when they are able to use concrete materials to learn.

My Project

My wonderful students will be fascinated when the are able to use hands on materials to learn about color, light, and shadows. Students; interest will grow when they discover what items sink or float. Students are sure to gain a better understanding of science concepts when they are able to experiment with these activities.

Hands on materials will spark students interest in science.

Not only will students gain a better understanding of science concepts, but also make real world connections as they use these science materials. Students will be engaged and look forward to learning about science with these cool activities.

Mrs. Chiapa
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Advanced Refraction Lab • AKJ Education $80.30 1 $80.30
Super Magnet Classroom Lab Kit • AKJ Education $37.62 1 $37.62
Elementary Light, Color and Shadow Kit • AKJ Education $25.55 1 $25.55
Stem Sink Or Float Activity Set • AKJ Education $21.89 1 $21.89
Playground Engineering & Design Kit • AKJ Education $18.56 1 $18.56
Geosafari® Discovery Prism • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Primary Science Color Paddles • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29

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