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Ms. Petersen-Snyder from Bronx NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Science Savvy Library

The cost of providing various books such as, Disasters!, Earth Science 1, The Final Frontier, Women Who Made a Difference, Scholastic Atlas of Weather, Amazing Schemes within Your Genes, and The Incredible Human Body, for the Life Sciences library is $1169, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $1,183 goal

This project expired on May 12, 2005.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

As a sixth grade English and Science teacher in a school in the South Bronx, I find that resources tend to be limited. This past year I was lucky enough to have a decent classroom library. Unfortunately, I taught seventh grade and that library will stay for the seventh graders. On top of this I will be teaching Life Sciences for the first time this year and have no literacy materials at my disposal. Middle school students are amazingly interested in non-fiction, and I want to have as much science and other non-fiction material at their disposal as possible. One of the biggest pushes for middle school English teachers is to keep students reading. It is hard enough when the books are in the classroom, it is even harder when students have to find books on their own. With a stocked library in my classroom, I will have a variety of books available to my students so I can have them read on a regular basis!

Ms. Petersen-Snyder
Grades 6-8
  • IS 184 Rafael Cordero Y Molina
  • Bronx, NY
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Great Nonfiction Titles for Grade Six • Scholastic Teacher Store $150.00 1 $150.00
NonFiction Library Grades 7-8 • Scholastic Teacher Store $150.00 1 $150.00
Grade Six Classroom Library/Science • Scholastic Teacher Store $135.00 1 $135.00
The Final Frontier • Scholastic Teacher Store $64.00 1 $64.00
Disasters! • Scholastic Teacher Store $61.00 1 $61.00
Earth Science I • Scholastic Teacher Store $48.00 1 $48.00
Women Who Made a Difference • Scholastic Teacher Store $42.00 1 $42.00
Primary Sources • Scholastic Teacher Store $33.00 1 $33.00
Science Collection • Scholastic Teacher Store $27.00 1 $27.00
Amazing Schemes within Your Genes • Barnes &amp; Noble $19.93 1 $19.93
Scholastic Atlas of Weather • Scholastic Teacher Store $17.95 1 $17.95
The Incredible Human Body • Scholastic Teacher Store $14.95 1 $14.95
Internet Made Easy: Internet Scavenger Hunts: Science • Scholastic Teacher Store $10.95 1 $10.95
Quick & Easy Internet Activities for the One-Computer Classroom: Human Body • Scholastic Teacher Store $9.95 1 $9.95
DNA Is Here to Stay • Barnes &amp; Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
Cells Are Us • Barnes &amp; Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
Cell Wars • Barnes &amp; Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
World of the Cell: Life on a Small Scale • Barnes &amp; Noble $8.50 1 $8.50
Cell Division and Genetics • Barnes &amp; Noble $8.50 1 $8.50
Diversity of Life: From Single Cells to Multicellular Organizations • Barnes &amp; Noble $8.50 1 $8.50
Blood and Gore, Like You've Never Seen! • Scholastic Teacher Store $4.99 3 $14.97

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