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Ms. Mercurio from Naples FL is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Discovering Science

Help me give my students hands on Science activities. Many of my students speak English as a second language and learn best in Science with hands on materials and interesting book projects.

  • $182 goal

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My Students

I am blessed to work at a school with a very diverse student population. Our school is a Title I school where many of our families come from low SES households. Although my students do not always have basic resources at home, they always come to class with a positive learning attitude. We are in need of basic supplies such as snacks, clothing, and classroom materials since many families struggle to provide them. Students will benefit academically by having basic supplies in the classroom.

My Project

Many of my students speak English as a second language. Due to this, they often struggle when reading from grade level textbooks. I have noticed that my students learn best by discovering science with hands on activities and projects. Science should be taught by allowing kids to experience the topic that they are learning. Since most of my students come from low income families they often have not experienced content we are learning in class.

This project will allow my students to learn science through discovery.

They will make connections on the content we are learning in class. These items will help my students build connections and understanding through experience.

Ms. Mercurio
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fun With Magnets • AKJ Education $12.78 2 $25.56
EE805 - Can Do! Matter Game - Gr. 2-4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Earthquakes • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Forecasting a Flood • AKJ Education $10.37 1 $10.37
Rainforest Animals • AKJ Education $5.07 2 $10.14
Endangered Animals of the Desert Challenging Plus • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Tundras Inside Out • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Your Brain: Understanding Your Body's Control Center • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Lightning • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
It's a Good Thing There Are Snakes • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
EE705 - Daily Science Journal - Gr. 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.29 1 $4.29
National Geographic Readers: Storms! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
National Geographic Readers: Sharks! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

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