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Ms. I. from Bronx NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Science materials needed!

The cost of science materials is [price], including shipping and [fulfillment].

  • $884 goal

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As a fourth grade teacher, I have recently felt the excessive pressure for my students to measure up to the New York State learning standards. This includes the NY state science standards. As fourth graders, my students must take a New York State science test in May 2005, and it is pretty hard to meet the standards when you have no science materials. My school is a Title 1 school in the Bronx and we are in need of science materials. My students love science, especially when we are able to perform experiments! By having items such as microscopes, simple machines, and scales, my students will be able to learn hands-on, as well as have fun. Obtaining materials like these will allow my students to take part in whole group science lessons, as well as use the materials in a science center. The materials will also give them many ideas for at home science experiments and practice for the fourth grade NY state science exam!

Ms. I.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
the NYS grade 4 elementary-level science performance test kit • Science Kit & Boreal Laboratories $175.00 1 $175.00
simple machines kit • Science Kit & Boreal Laboratories $128.75 1 $128.75
leica elementary school microscope • Science Kit & Boreal Laboratories $61.95 2 $123.90
butterfly larve kit • Science Kit & Boreal Laboratories $38.35 1 $38.35
root vue farm • Science Kit & Boreal Laboratories $27.95 1 $27.95
simple scale, 2000g capacity • Science Kit & Boreal Laboratories $22.95 1 $22.95
water cycle • Science Kit & Boreal Laboratories $22.50 1 $22.50
student pack • Science Kit & Boreal Laboratories $8.25 5 $41.25
metric stacking masses • Science Kit & Boreal Laboratories $7.95 5 $39.75
large primary balance, 1000g capacity • Science Kit & Boreal Laboratories $6.50 1 $6.50

Materials cost

$626.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$724.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$159.08

Total project goal

$883.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$883.76

1 Donor

-$833.00

Donations toward project cost

-$725.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$108.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$51.15

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$0.00

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