Community Classroom: Teacher wants cookie jar mystery kit for students

Community Classroom: Teacher wants cookie jar mystery kit for students

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Future forensic scientists could very well be sitting in an elementary class in Leland.

Students of Holly Majewski are hoping to learn what it’s like to be a detective, a scientist—anyone who can solve a mystery.

First, though, she needs help purchasing a kit called The Case of the Mystery Cookie Jar Kit.

Majewski said her goal is to make science, technology, engineering, and math relevant and exciting for her students by giving them the opportunity to experience real-world, hands-on situations that encourage group collaboration and problem-solving.

“In my science class, I like to encourage critical thinking and problem-solving through hands on STEM learning,” Majewski says. “My Donors Choose project, CSI Sharks is an investigation for elementary-aged students in the field of forensic science. My goal is to eventually have these kids solve a mystery through an investigation, discover why these people have a very important job an also encourage these students to maybe pursue a career after they graduate from high school.”

Majewski needs a little over $300 to fund her project. Once it’s fully funded, Donors Choose will purchase the Cookie Jar Mystery Kit and deliver it to Belville Elementary.

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