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Ms. Phoenix from Tampa FL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Budding Little Scientists!

My students need hands-on science opportunities such as a Kindergarten-friendly microscope, real specimen examples of spiders and insects, an interactive Science discovery station, and manipulatives for difficult topics such as Earth Science and Nutrition.

  • $432 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach a Kindergarten class that has many English language learners in a high poverty area in Florida.

We need more hands-on science! To make science come alive for my students, I am hoping to set up an exploration center in our classroom.

An exploration center in our classroom will allow students to develop a curiosity, practice a skill or concept, and extend their learning while also making Earth and Life Science come alive in our classroom! We would love to be able to see, touch, and feel bugs, plants, rocks etc. instead of seeing pictures. An exploration center, feel and discover bags, food & nutrition manipulatives, and a Kindergarten-friendly microscope would all help us to accomplish this.

Your help will not only make our science time come to life, but will also help develop important and difficult vocabulary for our language learners.

Ms. Phoenix
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL765X - Feel & Discover Science Bags - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
XA972 - Zoom Scope TV Microscope • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
JJ153 - Tabletop Science Center • Lakeshore Learning $79.95 1 $79.95
DD902 - Insects & Spiders Specimen Set • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
FF968 - Food & Nutrition Theme Box • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95

Materials cost

$299.75

Vendor shipping charges

$29.98

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$354.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.71

Total project goal

$431.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$431.71

6 Donors

-$207.97

Donations toward project cost

-$176.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.20

match offer

-$208.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$170.98

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.53

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.60

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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