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Ms. McDonald from Ferguson MO is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Turning My Classroom Into a Construction Zone

Help me give my students the materials and tools they need to create things with their hands. In art class, my students want to create 3D buildings.

  • $660 goal

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My Students

My students are dedicated, hard working, and resilient. My students are committed to being college and career ready by the end of high school. In fact, many are working towards college credit during high school.

One of the things I enjoy the most about my students is that they are empowered to express themselves and share their ideas.

They are creative, innovative, and ready to learn.

My students have overcome obstacles to be successful. They do not let anything keep them from their education.

My Project

At our high school, one of our most important tenants is that our classes include hands-on learning. For example, during art class we draw buildings to look three-dimensional and then we create three-dimensional buildings. In this project we are requesting the materials and tools needed to carry out this project.

Students embrace the challenge of taking an idea in their mind and making it a reality.

Students often jump into a project that involves them building or constructing. They are excited getting to work and seeing where the build takes them.

Students gain so much knowledge and abilities from these projects. They learn to adapt quickly when things do not go as planned. They learn to work with others to solve complex problems, and they learn that their ideas and vision is worth turning into a reality.

Ms. McDonald
Grades 9-12
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
TK35611436T Cutting Mat • Grainger $12.72 10 $127.20
TK35611434T Hobby KnifeCushion Grip • Grainger $4.96 20 $99.20
TK35611443T Open Cell Foam Sheet Polyurethane 12 36 36 Natural • Grainger $23.03 4 $92.12
TK35611442T Open Cell Foam Sheet Polyurethane 12 12 12 Natural • Grainger $2.90 30 $87.00
TK35611444T Transparent Hot Melt Glue Stick 716 Diameter 10 Length 24 PK • Grainger $16.86 2 $33.72
TK35611437T Paper Masking Tape Rubber Tape Adhesive 4.80 mil Thick 1 X 60 yd. Tan 1 EA • Grainger $3.33 10 $33.30
TK35611441T Procell 9V Battery Alkaline Everyday 9VDC PK 12 • Grainger $11.86 1 $11.86
TK35611445T Clear Hot Melt Glue Stick 14 Diameter 4 Length 24 PK • Grainger $1.82 6 $10.92
TK35611438T 1 oz. Adhesive Putty • Grainger $2.25 4 $9.00
TK35611435T Knife BladeFinePK5 • Grainger $1.48 5 $7.40
TK35611439T Procell AA Battery Alkaline Everyday 1.5VDC PK 24 • Grainger $5.36 1 $5.36
TK35611440T Procell AAA Battery Alkaline Everyday 1.5VDC PK 24 • Grainger $5.36 1 $5.36

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