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Ms. Rogalinski from Louisville KY is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students the tools they need to explore the amazing world of STEM and be successful in class

  • $4,488 goal

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My Students

My "kids" are a combination of advance students and regular ed students (which also includes a mixture of students who speak English as a second language and special education students). I teach at a magnet school for math, science and technology but all students here are at risk for not graduating high school or attending college (what is called a Title I school). My "kids" love science and technology and the way I incorporate it into my daily lessons. They especially love doing anything hands on or things that "WOW" them and make them think.

My Project

Every item on my list, big (like the bell jars, scales and models) to small (like the games, books, bouncy bands, and clipboards) help my students to be successful in the classroom and participate in real world science.

Many of my students as sixth graders have not been exposed to science in over a year and they crave the hands on inquiry that I use in my class.

Many of my students come to me with a backpack full of issues, anywhere from trauma in the home to undiagnosed disabilities to struggling to understand English as an English language learners.

I work with them all to give them the support they need in the most equitable way I can. These items will help me support them and give them a glimpse into who they can be when they are successful.

Ms. Rogalinski
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
OHAUS Compass Portable Electronic Scale, Model CX221, 220 g x 0.1 g • Carolina Biological Supply Company $146.70 8 $1,173.60
NewPath Learning Middle School Earth Science Skills Game • Amazon Business $69.48 8 $555.84
Bell Jar and Vacuum Set • Carolina Biological Supply Company $49.86 8 $398.88
Boss Office Products Ergonomic Works Drafting Chair without Arms in Black • Amazon Business $73.64 4 $294.56
Sun, Earth, Moon Systems Model • Carolina Biological Supply Company $268.92 1 $268.92
Newton’s Laws of Motion Learning Center Game - Grades 3-5 • Amazon Business $24.95 7 $174.65
Introduction to Rocks Study Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $20.65 8 $165.20
Sun, Earth, Moon Systems Learning Center Game - Grades 6-9 • Amazon Business $24.95 6 $149.70
Delta Children Snug Foam Filled Chair, Grey, Tween • Amazon Business $67.61 2 $135.22
Rock Cycle: An Interactive Exploration through Geologic Time • Carolina Biological Supply Company $69.12 1 $69.12
Fluorescent Light Diffuser Covers (Set of 8) Filters Light for Classrooms and Offices - Flame-Retardant Fabric (Tranquil Blue) • Amazon Business $42.99 1 $42.99
Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School: 48 Character-Building Lessons to Foster Respect and Prevent Bullying • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
End Peer Cruelty, Build Empathy: The Proven 6Rs of Bullying Prevention That Create Inclusive, Safe, and Caring Schools • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Trade Quest Letter Size Clipboard Low Profile Clip Hardboard (Pack of 30) • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
fun deal 15 PCS Chair Bands Stretch Foot Band,Fidget Bands Bouncy Kick Fidgets for Elementary, Middle, High School Students and Adults for Classroom Chairs and Desk Fidget Feet Band  (Blue) • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Coping Skills for Teens Workbook: 60 Helpful Ways to Deal with Stress, Anxiety and Anger • Amazon Business $22.69 1 $22.69
16 Pieces Guided Reading Highlight Strips Colored Overlay Reading Tracking Rulers for Dyslexia, ADHD and to Reduce Visual Stress(8 Standard Size and 8 Large Size) • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
Thriving with ADHD Workbook for Teens: Improve Focus, Get Organized, and Succeed • Amazon Business $13.34 1 $13.34
Amazing Ben Franklin Inventions: You Can Build Yourself (Build It Yourself) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Explore Rocks and Minerals!: 20 Great Projects, Activities, Experiements (Explore Your World) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions: You Can Build Yourself (Build It Yourself) • Amazon Business $12.55 1 $12.55
Awesome Kitchen Science Experiments for Kids: 50 STEAM Projects You Can Eat! (Awesome STEAM Activities for Kids) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Awesome Robotics Projects for Kids: 20 Original STEAM Robots and Circuits to Design and Build (Awesome STEAM Activities for Kids) • Amazon Business $11.79 1 $11.79
Awesome Engineering Activities for Kids: 50+ Exciting STEAM Projects to Design and Build (Awesome STEAM Activities for Kids) • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Engineering: Cool Women Who Design (Girls in Science) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Awesome Science Experiments for Kids: 100+ Fun STEM / STEAM Projects and Why They Work (Awesome STEAM Activities for Kids) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Awesome Physics Experiments for Kids: 40 Fun Science Projects and Why They Work (Awesome STEAM Activities for Kids) • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89

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