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Mrs. Langston from Paragould AR is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bill Nye and Protists

My students need Bill Nye the Science Guy DVDs, a seafloor spreading kit, and a set of protist slides.

  • $387 goal

This project expired on June 25, 2015.

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My Students

My students need Bill Nye, he has the equipment and resources to show and explain science in ways a classroom teacher could never.

We are a rural school with 65% of students receiving freeor reduced-price lunches.

They have limited experiences outside of their community. Most have blue-collar parents with limited knowledge of the importance of science. I would like to encourage my students to have futures in the science field.

My Project

My students need Bill Nye the Science Guy DVDs, a seafloor spreading kit, and a set of protist slides. With these resources, my students will be able to actually see protists with slides and explore them in the lab. They will also be able to investigate sea floor spreading. Protists are microscopic, are hard to visualize, and so is sea floor spreading.

These valuable resources will enable my students to "see" microscopic organisms and explore the depths of the ocean floor.

Both of these concepts are hard for students to visualize.

Mrs. Langston
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SEAFLOOR SPREADING KIT • Frey Scientific $89.96 1 $89.96
EXPL PROTISTS SLIDE SET/5 PK/5 • Frey Scientific $62.96 1 $62.96
KIT VL IDENTIFICATION OF PROTISTS • Frey Scientific $42.26 1 $42.26
Bill Nye the Science Guy: Earth's Crust Classroom Edition [Interactive DVD] • Amazon $14.99 2 $29.98
Bill Nye The Science Guy: Electrical Current • Amazon $17.99 1 $17.99

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