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Mrs. Burton from Atherton CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books and Materials for Science

My students need a set of class books to learn about Isaac Newton and reference books on magnetism, as well as compasses to explore magnetism.

  • $334 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is filled with curious, wonder-filled students who love to learn about science.

They enjoy hands-on activities and experiments.

Many of my students love to read, but there are others who are struggling readers who have yet to develop the same passion for opening up a good book. I am hoping that I can develop their passion for reading by learning about a famous scientist!

My Project

In a typical classroom, the teacher will read a chapter book aloud to the students. While this is an enjoyable activity, the students are not able to follow along with the words. So they are missing out on reading the book themselves. I am hoping to put a book in each of my students hands, so they can follow along and we can read the book together as a team! They will be reading a biography about Sir Isaac Newton and books about magnets, which will connect to our upcoming unit on force and motion. I would also like to put a compass in each of my students hands so they can experience navigating the cardinal directions first hand. This will also tie into our force and motion unit, as they will be able to understand how our Earth is a giant magnet!

Please consider donating to this project.

It will improve my students reading skills and passion for reading. It will also further their current love of science and overall hunger for knowledge. Thank you!

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Mrs. Burton
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Who Was Isaac Newton? • Amazon $4.99 30 $149.70
School Specialty Magnetic Field Detection Compass, 3/8" Diameter (Set of 10) • Amazon $10.29 4 $41.16
Who Was Isaac Newton? • Amazon $4.99 5 $24.95
Forces and Motion: A Question and Answer Book (Questions and Answers: Physical Science) • Amazon $7.95 1 $7.95
What Magnets Can Do (Rookie Read-About Science) • Amazon $4.95 1 $4.95

Materials cost

$228.71

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.93

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$283.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.95

Total project goal

$333.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$333.02

2 Donors

-$333.02

Donations toward project cost

-$283.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.95

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$0.00

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