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Ms. Crocker from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

You Dream It We Build It

My students need K'NEX Model Building Sets to create their engineering design.

  • $289 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are mostly from low-income families that live in a gang-infested, poverty-stricken environment. They face many challenges on a daily basis. My students struggle with feeling safe, whether they are sitting on the front porch or walking to school.

My job is to make them feel safe at school as well as to give them hope that they can overcome any situation.

Every day I encourage my students to be a catalyst for change in their school, home, and their environment. My students know that they can overcome anything if they try.

My Project

The new Next Generation Science Standards has an engineering piece that is based on certain design constraints, focuses on creating a design on paper to an actual model to testing the model, and redesigning that model based on the test results.

Having these requested K'NEX Model Building sets will give my students the materials that they need to actually create and test models that look very similar to their drawing.

These materials will allow my students to create something tangible that mirrors their own idea. When the students complete their model, which is their vision, their confidence level will soar. This will allow the students to become eager to learn and plant the seeds for designing and creating new things.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
K'NEX K`Nex - Imagine 25th Anniversary Ultimatebuilder's Case Building Kit, Varies By Model • Amazon Business $47.99 3 $143.97
K’NEX – 52 Model Building Set – 618 Pieces – Ages 7+ Engineering Education Toy • Amazon Business $22.70 3 $68.10

Materials cost

$212.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$245.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.28

Total project goal

$288.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$288.53

2 Donors

-$283.53

Donations toward project cost

-$241.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.53

match offer

-$5.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$4.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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