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Ms. Mote from Gaston NC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Biology Can Be Fun, Too!

Help me give my students craft supplies to make biology interactive and memorable!

  • $327 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 120 young minds every day who come to school eager to learn. They are still learning to love biology, but they come to school each day ready to learn and experience new things in the subject. They are goofy, smart, and talented. The school they attend, that I teach at, is underfunded, and I truly believe they deserve more than what they are being given at this moment in time.

I'm hoping that with DonorsChoose I can give my students a biology experience that is out of this world and will leave them with a life long love of biology and science.

My Project

One thing that I'm trying to put more of in my classroom is FUN! Science, biology in particular, is all about using your hands to manipulate variables. An easy way to do this is with crafts!

There are so many cool projects that I would love to do with my students that I'm not capable of doing to the best of my ability right now because I don't have the resources.

I'm often scraping my money together and running to the dollar store to find what I can. With even just simple craft supplies like these, kids will remember what they did in their 10th-grade biology class years from now!

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Ms. Mote
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25" x 30", White, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads/Pack (559) • Quill.com $62.09 1 $62.09
Charles Leonard Pre-Sharpened Pencil with Eraser, #2 Lead, Yellow, Pack of 12 (CHL65512Q) • Quill.com $2.06 20 $41.20
Quill Brand Construction Paper Assorted Colors, 9x12", 200 Sheets • Quill.com $3.86 10 $38.60
Crayola Colored Pencils Classpack, 240/Box • Quill.com $35.99 1 $35.99
X-Acto Mighty Mite Electric Pencil Sharpener • Quill.com $20.69 1 $20.69
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, 0.24 oz., 30/Pack (E556) • Quill.com $19.16 1 $19.16
Elmer's School Washable Glue, 4 Oz. (E304NR) • Quill.com $1.79 5 $8.95

Materials cost

$226.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.68

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$277.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.02

Total project goal

$326.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$326.78

5 Donors

-$326.78

Donations toward project cost

-$277.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.02

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$0.00

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