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Mrs. V. from Houston TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Unlock the Door to Our New STEM Lab

Help me give my students an opportunity to experience technologically advanced robotics, engineering tools, and engaging lessons that will make learning fun.

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My Students

The second semester of the 2017-18 school year, we created monthly lessons on the different components of STEM; Science, Technology, Engineering and Math for all students.After this was implemented, I could see that our students at our Title I school looked forward to the each new lesson offered in our library. They were sharing their enjoyment with fellow peers and and sharing what they learned with their parents. Our new 2018-19 STEM lab classroom is an even larger expansion for our students.

STEM lab is really going to enable our students the opportunity to work on more sophisticated projects that will include newer items that are listed on our donation list below.

Thank you Chevron's Fuel Your School for embracing this worthwhile cause.

My Project

Our school and district has recently gone through an extensive restructuring which included the loss of our computer lab and our art program. In their place, I have been entrusted with the responsibility of the Technology committee chair who has designed and opened a brand new STEM lab in one of our campus classrooms starting the 2018-19 year. This will bring our students a variety of fun lessons that will include newer, engaging science, technology, engineering and math materials. There are some existing supplies that are used by the students in the lab currently, but we really want to make the STEM lab an effective hub of learning. The books that were selected will be used by our committee to find lessons that will be used as part of the lab's 6 day rotation. The robotics, virtual reality and building materials will be organized in designated areas of the lab so the lessons will run smoothly from day to day. The classroom is set up so students can go to 4 different stations in small groups for a set time to participate in hands-on activities.

The donations to this project will help increase the variety of lesson materials so that each classroom visit will have ample supplies for all students to gain knowledge in a fresh, welcoming, learning environment.

By adding these selected items to the STEM lab, my students will have a broader scope of learning. We will use robotic challenge cards paired with technology to make our new 5th grade Science program a success . As our school librarian, I had started a Makerspace program two years ago. Now with your help, we will have grown from a club of few Gifted and Talented students to a rotation classroom with great learning tools which will impact each student.

Mrs. V.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 500 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wonder Workshop – Cue Coding Robot for Kids 10+ – Sketch Kit Bundle – Stem Learning – Learn to Code – Text-Based Chatting – Three Auto Modes – Four Unique Avatars – Uses Microsoft Makecode Language • Amazon Business $239.99 1 $239.99
LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox 17101 Building and Coding Kit (847 Pieces) • Amazon Business $159.95 1 $159.95
Learning Resources Botley the Coding Robot Activity Set, 77 Pieces • Amazon Business $58.99 1 $58.99
LEGO Education Fairytale and Historic Minifigures Set • Amazon Business $50.70 1 $50.70
Wonder Workshop Dash & Dot Learn to Code Challenge Card Box Set • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $16.49 2 $32.98
MERGE VR/AR Goggles - Virtual and Augmented Reality Headset for iPhone and Android - Adjustable Lenses, Dual Input Buttons, Soft and Comfortable, Easy to Clean and Share, For Kids 10+ (Pulsar Purple) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Mega Slime & Putty Lab - 4 Types of Amazing Slime + 4 Types of Stretchable Putty including Magnetic Putty, Fluffy Slime and Glow-in-the-Dark Putty • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
ThinkFun Gravity Maze Marble Run Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up – Toy of the Year Award Winner • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Circuit Scribe Basic Kit – Includes Conductive Silver Ink Pen, and Everything You Need to Learn, Explore, and Create Your Own Circuits and Switches! • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
STEAM Kids: 50+ Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math Hands-On Projects for Kids • Amazon Business $22.49 1 $22.49
The Green Screen Makerspace Project Book • Amazon Business $19.25 1 $19.25
20 Makey Makey Projects for the Evil Genius • Amazon Business $15.96 1 $15.96
Makedo Cardboard Construction Toolkit, Includes 30 Kid-Friendly Reusable Tools, Perfect for Classroom STEM Learning and At-Home Play for Kids age 4+ • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
STEAM Lab for Kids: 52 Creative Hands-On Projects for Exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (Lab Series) • Amazon Business $13.92 1 $13.92
Makedo Cardboard Construction Scru Add-On Kit, Includes 40 Reusable Scrus and Bonus Mini-Tool, Perfect for Classroom STEM Learning and At-Home Play for Kids age 4+ • Amazon Business $12.50 1 $12.50

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