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Mrs. Y. from Washington DC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We have absolutely nothing at our science center

The cost of this proposal is $620, 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>

  • $620 goal

This project expired on December 28, 2007.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I am a first-year kindergarten teacher teaching at an inner city DC public school. As I set up my classroom, I found that many basic materials are missing. With the support from other teachers, I managed to get some simple materials, such as an easel, manipulatives, puzzles, blocks, etc. to start my classroom. Right now, I have a 'just acceptable' math center, writing center, listening center, and computer center. Besides that, I have a totally bare science corner. The only thing I have is a table, three chairs, and a science center sign. To fulfill my science center, I am requesting magnets, eye droppers, Lakeshore's "Hands-on Science Center", and thermometers, among other items. Please help my children to get some basic science materials, so that they can explore and discover answers for their curious minds.

Mrs. Y.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lakeshore Magnet Kit $49.95 1 $49.95
Sink or Float Exploration Kit $39.95 1 $39.95
Color & Light Experiment Kit $39.95 1 $39.95
Student Thermometers - Set of 36 $36.00 1 $36.00
Shatterproof Safety Mirrors - Set of 36 $35.00 1 $35.00
Farm Animal Collection $29.95 1 $29.95
Jungle Animal Collection $29.95 1 $29.95
Ocean Animal Collection $29.95 1 $29.95
Jumbo Specimen Viewers $24.50 1 $24.50
Growing Plants Project - set of 10 2 $0.00
Bug Counters $16.95 1 $16.95
Backyard Bugs $16.95 1 $16.95
Super-Safe Eyedroppers - Set of 36 $12.50 1 $12.50
3' Magnifier $4.95 6 $29.70

Materials cost

$391.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$507.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$111.44

Total project goal

$619.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$619.12

2 Donors

-$562.00

Donations toward project cost

-$487.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$32.82

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$24.30

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