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Mrs. Dailey from Knoxville TN is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Digging Deep for Motivating Activities!

My students need materials for hands-on science learning in the classroom!

  • $322 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school represents a large variety of students from various countries all over the world. One hundred percent of the students at my school receive free or reduced-price lunch, and we are a school-wide recipient of Title I funds.

Want to know one of my favorite parts of my job?

I love seeing the change that students undergo over the course of the year. I am fortunate enough to see kids develop ways to express kindness each and every day. They use manners that weren't present in August. I have seen students who loathe reading turn into book lovers. Few things make me smile like seeing my kids pull out a book when they have an extra few minutes. My classroom is full of faces and personalities that will impact our future world. As a teacher, I believe it is my job to do everything I can to make sure that impact will be a positive impact!

My Project

My 4th grade students will begin studying weathering, erosion, landforms and archeology at the start of the school year. The excavation Kits, books, and playdough will provide several STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities that require small groups of students to explore scientific and social studies concepts and allow them to participate in experiments related to the learning in their readings.

Science and Social Studies lessons should engage students, encourage investigations, and build connections to the world.

The STEM activities in these kits do just that! By working through these hands-on STEM activities, my students will gain a better understanding of the State Standards and connect them to their daily lives. Their learning will become meaningful and relevant with your help!

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

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
12 Pack Dinosaurs Assortment Skeleton 3D Dino Fossil Excavation Science Kits for Party Favors (Set of 12) • Amazon Business $24.67 6 $148.02
Smithsonian Diggin' Up Dinosaurs T-Rex • Amazon Business $17.30 3 $51.90
DK Eyewitness Books: Prehistoric Life • Amazon Business $14.22 1 $14.22
Sargent Art 85-3366 3-Pound Art-Time Dough, Green • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Fossils (True Books) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Paleontology: The Study of Prehistoric Life (True Books: Earth Science (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $6.60 1 $6.60
Curious About Fossils (Smithsonian) • Amazon Business $3.85 1 $3.85

Materials cost

$240.03

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$273.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.29

Total project goal

$321.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$321.92

1 Donor

-$160.96

Donations toward project cost

-$136.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.14

match offer

-$160.95

Match offer toward project cost

-$136.81

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.14

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$0.00

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