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Mrs. Hawley from Cleveland OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bring Science to Life!

Help me give my students hands-on science opportunities. As IB students we learn by inquiring. Students who can investigate concepts and collaborate to understand will bring science to life and help make real life connections.

  • $363 goal

This project expired on February 26, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students' day consists of much wonder and inquiry. We truly believe that in order for them to internalize knowledge, they must find it on their own and make connections to the content and their world. We try to do this every day through real world experiences and resources.

Our school is an International Baccalaureate accredited school.

What makes us unique is that we are an inner-city school with a very diverse population. Our diversity is not only cultural, but socioeconomic as well. We have a strong sense of community and encourage our students to live the IB learner profiles. While some of our students have traveled the world, we also have students who have never left the neighborhood. Our ability to teach acceptance through the IB curriculum makes us unique.

My Project

These materials will make a difference in the students ability to make connections by hands on opportunities. As an IB school we do not use text books. We require students to inquire and investigate concepts. To make this more fun, we can give students products that guide them to discover and build a love for science.

I know it is always more exciting when there is an experiment to to with a concept.

I loop with my class from 4th to 5th and therefore have chosen a variety of items that covers two years of inquiry into science and social studies concepts. These items will enhance the learning of my students.

The globe will be used to identity places in our world where we will discover where natives lived. The books will supplement those concepts. All of the solar system items will allow my students to have a variety of ways to understand how the world works.

Mrs. Hawley
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Geography (8 Books) • AKJ Education $59.71 1 $59.71
African American Stories (10 Books) • AKJ Education $53.05 1 $53.05
Native American Stories (7 Books) • AKJ Education $38.83 1 $38.83
Now You See It, Now You Don'T™ See-Through Compost Container • AKJ Education $29.19 1 $29.19
Geosafari® Mystery Rock® • AKJ Education $21.89 1 $21.89
The Solar System • AKJ Education $19.67 1 $19.67
Inflatable Labeling Globe • AKJ Education $18.24 1 $18.24
Giant Magnetic Solar System • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Even More of Janice VanCleave's Wild, Wacky, and Weird Astronomy Experiments • AKJ Education $9.45 1 $9.45
Even More of Janice VanCleave's Wild, Wacky, and Weird Earth Science Experiments • AKJ Education $9.45 1 $9.45

Materials cost

$274.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$308.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.38

Total project goal

$362.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$362.56

3 Donors

-$318.68

Donations toward project cost

-$308.18

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$43.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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