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  • $318 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Z.
Grades 3-5
  • Montebello Elementary School
  • Cupertino, CA
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Help our Students get Involved in Science!

The cost of an Elementary Science Kit from Delta Education is $301, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

Our students are currently in great need of science materials to supplement our text books. We have a very limited supply of materials, and these materials don't allow us to engage the students in hands-on learning in science. Getting involved in science is a great way for our students to understand problem solving, investigation, and analysis, all skills that are easily transferable to other subject areas - and real life. According to the National Science Foundation, studies show that "Improvements in U.S. student performance in mathematics and science have been uneven. In both mathematics and science, most students did not reach the proficient performance level, a level denoting solid performance for their grade based on judgments of what students should know and be able to do in the subject assessed...Performance disparities in mathematics and science are evident among many student subgroups. Students from disadvantaged backgrounds lagged behind, with these disparities starting as early as kindergarten, persisting across grades, and in some cases, widening over time." With 75% of our students classified as English language learners, we can't rely on only our text books to teach our students these concepts, and we would like to be able to get them more engaged and involved in their learning. We would love to purchase a science classroom kit for our students that can be used over and over again each year. I thank you in advance for considering helping our students get engaged in science!

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elementary Science Kit • Delta Education $199.98 1 $199.98

Materials cost

$199.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$260.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.15

Total project goal

$317.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$317.50

2 Donors

-$301.20

Donations toward project cost

-$261.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.20

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.09

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 35 students.

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