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Ms. Gale from Silver Spring MD is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Oceans of Learning

My students need 22 items including ocean themed books, play dough stampers, rubbing plates, puzzles, and other materials for their Project Based Learning unit on Oceans.

  • $578 goal

This project expired on February 13, 2010.

This project expired on February 13, 2010.

Kindergarteners who would rather come to school than stay at home? That is actually the case in my classroom. I teach twenty two fantastic and motivated Kindergarten students in Texas. Although they come from a wide range of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, they share many similarities. Their love of learning is one of them.

My students are so lucky to have the opportunity to be engaged in a program with Project Based Learning. Using this program, teachers use student questions to help them explore different topics throughout the year with hands on learning. In this way, students' interests help direct the learning. My students actually have a chance to learn about what interests them! This makes their learning that much more meaningful to them. One of the topics that we are exploring this year is oceans.

I would love to have more age appropriate ocean materials to help my students explore this subject. This would truly enhance these experiences for my students and make it relevant to all aspects of their learning.

Your help will make it possible for my students to become competent and independent lifelong learners. Thank you for helping to ensure that they enjoy learning--now and in the future!

Ms. Gale
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF929 - Sea Life Theme Box • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
What Makes an Ocean Wave?: Questions & Answers about Oceans and Ocean Life (Scholastic Q&A Series) Melvin Berger, Gilda Berger, John Rice (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Coral Reef (Welcome Books: Ocean Life Series) Lloyd G. Douglas • Barnes and Noble $4.45 1 $4.45
The ABCs of Oceans Bobbie Kalman • Barnes and Noble $7.15 1 $7.15
Ocean Mary Ling, Sue Thornton, Mary Ling (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $8.79 1 $8.79
One Small Place by the Sea Barbara Brenner, Tom Leonard (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $15.29 1 $15.29
Oceanos: Mundos Submarinos Laura Purdie Salas, Jeff Yesh (Illustrator), Patricia Abello (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $22.73 1 $22.73
Life in a Tide Pool Allan Fowler • Barnes and Noble $4.45 1 $4.45
Ocean Tidepool Arthur John L'Hommedieu • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Let's Dive in the Ocean!/ Vamos a Bucear! Steve Holmes (Illustrator), Designed by Lois A. Rainwater • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Extreme Coral Reef! Melissa Stewart • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
ANIMALS JUMBO OCEAN • ABC School Supply, Inc. $29.99 1 $29.99
I Wonder Why the Sea Is Salty and Other Questions about the Oceans Anita Ganeri • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
RUBBING PLATES OCEAN FISH SET OF 6 • ABC School Supply, Inc. $7.99 1 $7.99
PUZZLE FLOOR OCEAN LIFE MEL&DOUG • ABC School Supply, Inc. $12.99 1 $12.99
TT613 - Under the Sea Big Book • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
TT415 - Under the Sea - CD • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
RE485 - Ocean Animals Board Book Library • Lakeshore Learning $29.50 1 $29.50
LL767 - Feel & Discover Ocean Bag • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
RE977 - Sea Life Theme Book Library • Lakeshore Learning $33.50 1 $33.50
JJ350X - 3-D Dough Stampers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
Commotion In The Ocean Book And Puppet Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $55.86 1 $55.86

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