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Mrs. Woods from Stockbridge GA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Transform a Room, Transform Education

My students need blacklights, crime scene materials to increase engagement These materials will help create room transformations in our STEAM Lab. These will help authenticate a book tasting, glow games review, and a crime scene escape

  • $509 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students in my class walk into a homey environment each morning. We start our day with pack time, this is a time in which we come together as a class and work on developing character traits such as honesty, kindness, and tolerance. We practice building one another up as we share our thoughts, feelings, dreams, and struggles.

Many of our students are behind in early literacy skills and math skills from the start, they need an engaging environment to captivate their interest and make learning fun again.

It is my hope that doing monthly rooms transformations in our STEAM classroom I can bring excitement back into each and every school day and truly foster the desire to learn within my students.

These students may come from very little, but they are capable of so much. Many are on free/reduced lunch, come from split households, and worry about things no eight-year-old should.

Our school is leaning towards the future and how we can better prepare our students for life, college, and a career. We currently serve over 700 students at our school, and yet we receive very little funding. Please consider helping us work toward a better future.

My Project

These materials will go towards helping create a more student centered and engaging learning environment. The room will be able to be transformed into a book tasting cafe, a crime scene escape the room, and a glow games themed unit review. These materials will be able to be reused throughout the year and into the future.

Students learn best when they are excited about what they are learning and sometimes that means going above and beyond to turn a lesson into an experience.

These materials will help our students problem solve, work as a team, and build critical thinking skills all while they are having fun. By allowing students to have props the students are able to buy in to the lesson and the scenario. The students become engaged in the lesson without being aware of the learning occurring. By being funded the materials will be used for various room transformations, thus transforming many lessons. the restuant props will be used to teach about text features, genres, and economics. The black light and glow materials will turn into a glow in the dark ‘park’ where students will work on reviewing skills to earn points while playing games. Lastly, the crime scene materials will allow students to work to solve the unknown. Students will be given clues that ultimately lead to a final reveal, much Luke the popular escape the rooms. In a world made up of high level entertainment, our students need to be actively engaged and captivated by their learning experience. We would be so grateful to have these materials help to transform our classroom and create a lasting educational impact on our students.

Mrs. Woods
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Findway 5 UV Ultra Violet Blacklight 9 LED Flashlight Torch Light Outdoors,Pet Urine Detector for Dog Urine,Pet Stains and Bed Bug Detector,Dog Urine Remover • Amazon Business $11.99 5 $59.95
UV LED Black Light, HouLight High Power 10W Ultra Violet UV LED Flood Light IP65-Waterproof (85V-265V AC) for Blacklight Party Supplies, Neon Glow, Glow in the Dark, Fishing, Aquarium, Curing • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Edge I-Wear Kids 8-Pack Neon Sunglasses CPSIA Certified Lead (Pb) Content Free UV Protection Dark Lens. (Made in Taiwan) 9402RA/SET-8 • Amazon Business $9.98 4 $39.92
EverBrite 9-LED Flashlight 6-pack Impact Handheld Torch Assorted Colors with Lanyard 3AAA Battery Included (Camping, Hiking, Emergency, Hunting) • Amazon Business $11.99 3 $35.97
30 Pack of Menu Covers - Single Page, 2 View, Fits 8.5 x 11 Inch Paper - Restaurant Menu Covers • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
The Complete Crime Scene Kit • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
5-Pack UV Blacklight Reactive Fluorescent / Neon Gaffer Tape Matte Finish (various sizes) (.5 in x 60 ft) • Amazon Business $24.79 1 $24.79
neon nights 8 x Black Light Paints Neon UV Fluorescent Wall Paint • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
neon nights 8 x UV Body Paint Black Light Make-Up Bodypainting Neon Blacklight Bodypaint Face Paints • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Crime Scene Do Not Cross Barricade Tape 3 X 1000 • Bright Yellow with a bold Black Print for High Visibility • 3 in. wide for Maximum Readability • Tear Resistant Design • Amazon Business $14.69 1 $14.69
Chef Hats – 24-Pack Disposable White Paper Chef Toques, Chef Supplies, Adjustable Professional Kitchen Chef Caps for Baking, Culinary Hygiene, Cooking Safety, 20-22 Inches in Circumference • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Disco Ball Party Strobe Light, AOMEES 3W Sound Activated DJ Lights Stage Lights for Halloween Christmas Holiday Party Gift Kids Birthday Celebration Decorations Ballroom Home Karaoke Dance Light • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
SUPERNIGHT LED Strip Light, 5050 16.4ft RGBW Non-waterproof LED Flexible Lighting, 12V 300LEDs, 5M Multi-colored LED Tape Lights - • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Christmas Gift | Dazzling Toys Invisible Ink Pen Built in UV Light Pack of 8 Magic Marker Spy Pen • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
AMMEX - ABNPF44100-BX - Medical Nitrile Gloves - Disposable, Powder Free, Exam Grade, 4 mil, Medium, Black (Box of 100) • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
Learning Police Badge Name Tags Labels (100 Pieces) 2" x 2 1/2" • Amazon Business $7.86 1 $7.86

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