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Ms. W. from Glenside PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Boldly Go Where No Student Has Gone Before!

My students need updated space/astronomy books that are on grade level.

  • $347 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We need to update our space/astronomy section. My library is a public school library that serves 500 students in grades Kindergarten through 4th grade. Students come to the library once a week for 55 minutes for lessons and book selection. Our books also go to the staff for curriculum purposes. We need to update our space/astronomy collection. The collection is aged. The average age of our space/astronomy collection, according to Collectionwiz analysis, is 1996. Science is something many students enjoy. They love reading about the planets, stars, and other cosmic bodies. The books in this DonorsChoose.org selection are all reading levels (according to accelerated reader) 5th grade and under, so many students will be able to read these without any problems.

My Project

Our space books are outdated and we need lower level books about the galaxy. These books are all rated on accelerated reader so they will be used as AR books. The majority of our books were published in the 1970's and 1980's. These books will be available to all grades kindergarten to fourth grade and will be used as part of the accelerated reader program, nonfiction program, and as choice reading for students who prefer to learn about space. The books requested are all hardback so that they will last multiple circulations allowing the supplies to last longer. With the focus on STEM learning, this will go a long way to helping open the minds of students.

Ms. W.
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 500 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stephen Hawking Extraordinary Theoretical Physicist • AKJ Education $23.94 1 $23.94
Mars • AKJ Education $18.94 1 $18.94
Jupiter • AKJ Education $18.94 1 $18.94
Biggest, Baddest Book of Space • AKJ Education $18.72 1 $18.72
The Milky Way • AKJ Education $14.56 1 $14.56
Stars • AKJ Education $14.56 1 $14.56
Asteroids & Meteoroids • AKJ Education $14.56 1 $14.56
Comets • AKJ Education $14.56 1 $14.56
The Moon • AKJ Education $14.56 1 $14.56
The Sun • AKJ Education $14.56 1 $14.56
Mae Jemison • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Space Quest Mission to Mars • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Home Address: ISS International Space Station • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Astronaut Living in Space • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Eight Spinning Planets • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
21st Century Mysteries of Deep Space • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
The Solar System Through Infographics • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
We Are Here • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Black Holes and Supernovas • AKJ Education $5.91 1 $5.91
Pluto • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Nasa • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10

Materials cost

$260.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$294.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.97

Total project goal

$346.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$346.46

1 Donor

-$346.46

Donations toward project cost

-$294.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.97

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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