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Ms. Profita from Paterson NJ is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Young Minds Can Science and Engineer

My students need the magnetic and interlocking building sets, plants, planters, and soil.

  • $289 goal

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My Students

My students come from an urban area with diverse backgrounds, so they are facing multiple life issues. This can be difficult for anyone, so it is highly important that they are afforded a classroom environment that promotes their learning and well being first and foremost.

They are enthusiastic, ambitious, and motivated learners.

I wish for each one of my students to have the opportunities that they so rightfully deserve in a classroom environment that provides ample and worthwhile learning experiences.

My Project

STEM is an integral component in the classroom. My students are young and exuberant learners, and I want them to have as many valuable learning opportunities as possible. Their engineering and mathematical hats will be in full effect as they work with the magnetic and interlocking building sets. The students will be able to create vast 3D models using a variety of shapes. They will be able to decide on length and width as they build using their creativity and imagination.

Children soar when given the tools to build, create, experiment and explore.

I want my students to learn the importance of taking care of plants. I have requested succulent plants, planters and soil. I want them to be environmental scientists as they plant, care for and observe succulent plants in the classroom. It will allow them to investigate and journal the plants growth, as well as teach them responsibility as they nurture the plants. I want my students to have ample opportunities to grow, learn and succeed.

Ms. Profita
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
KINGLAKE 8 Pcs 4" Plastic Plant Flower Seedlings Nursery Pot/Pots Planter Colorful Flower Plant Container Seed Starting Pots with Pallet,8 Colors • Amazon Business $8.89 4 $35.56
Whitmor Rattique Storage Tote Basket - Java • Amazon Business $12.86 2 $25.72
Unique 8 inch, One Gallon, Self Watering + Aerating + High Drain Deep Saucer Round Planter Pot Minimizes Root Rot & Soil Fungus in Herb, Succulent, for Indoor & Outdoor & Window Gardens (Blue) • Amazon Business $12.85 2 $25.70
CMS Magnetics 156 PC Magnetic Building Sets - Magnetic Brain Toy for Kids and Adults - Magnet Toys for All Ages • Amazon Business $22.98 1 $22.98
Miracle-Gro Moisture Control Potting Mix, 1-Cubic Foot • Amazon Business $17.76 1 $17.76
Succulent Plants (5 Pack), Fully Rooted in Planter Pots with Soil - Real Live Potted Succulents / Unique Indoor Cactus Decor by Plants for Pets • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
SHAWE 100 PC Interlocking Building Set -Fine Motor Skills- Children Imaginations Run Wild -Build Unlimited Shapes -Safe Kids Material • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
YOUniversal Products Clear Plant Saucers - 5 Pack of 10 Inch - Excellent For Indoor & Outdoor Plants • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Hoffman 10404 Organic Cactus and Succulent Soil Mix, 4 Quarts • Amazon Business $9.56 1 $9.56
Houseables Spray Bottle Cleaner, Plastic, 24 Oz. Professional Sprayer, Adjustable Nozzle, Pack of 3 • Amazon Business $8.42 1 $8.42
Novelty Indoor Watering Can, 1/2 Gallon, Pearl • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Ginsco 7pcs Succulent Transplanting Miniature Fairy Garden Planting Gardening Hand Tools Set • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Bloem Ariana Self Watering Planter, 8", Deep Sea (AP0831) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Bloem Ariana Self Watering Planter, 6", Amaranth (AP0622) • Amazon Business $3.47 1 $3.47
Bloem Ariana Self Watering Planter, 6", Calypso (AP0627) • Amazon Business $3.02 1 $3.02
Bloem Ariana Self Watering Planter, 6", Deep Sea (AP0631) • Amazon Business $2.78 1 $2.78

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