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  • $583 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Reilly
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Discovery Lab!!! Let's Learn to be REAL Scientists!!!

My students need 1 large view microscope, 1 set of prepared slides, 1 class greenhouse, 1 set of personal window greenhouses (with 2 extra greenhouses and growing crystals), 1 set of mirrors, 1 set of safety prisms, and 1 set of Lakeshore Instant Science Learning Centers.

I teach Kindergarten in the state of South Carolina. I work in a Title One School (high poverty with 52.2% of our Kindergarten students qualifying for free or reduced lunch). 8 out of the 18 students in my class are ESOL learners. For some of my students, this year of Kindergarten is their very first school experience.

My students have expressed a huge interest in our Science Center this year. It is, by far, the most popular activity in our classroom. My students tell me that they want to be "real" scientists!!! They have expressed interests in microscopes, light, magnets, watching things grow, and much more! This is only my second year teaching at this school, and I don't have enough materials to provide my students with the rich, hands-on experiences that I would like to. I would love to enhance my Science Center and Science instruction with the materials requested in this proposal.

I have requested mirrors, safety prisms, a large view microscope, prepared slides, small window greenhouses (with two extra greenhouses and growing crystals), a large classroom greenhouse, and Instant Science Learning Centers (topics include: My Body, Life Cycles, Nutrition, Five Senses, Plants, Weather and Seasons, Magnets, and Color Mixing). These activities will not only enhance Science learning and instruction, but will enhance my students skills in reading, writing, math, and much more! These materials will provide rich learning experience and will cover many topics of interest for the students in my class!

Your help will ensure that my students will achieve their goal of becoming "real" scientists! You will make it possible for my students to have materials that will support high quality instruction in Science (integrated with reading, writing, math, and more)! Please help us create our very own Discovery Science Lab!!!

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GC437 - Clear Growing Crystals Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 1 $6.95
LC3540X - Prepared Slides - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $36.00 1 $36.00
DA106 - Big Screen Microscope • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
TT690X - Science Instant Learning Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $149.00 1 $149.00
FS326 - Super-Safe Prisms - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
RR465 - Watch-It-Grow Window Greenhouse - Each • Lakeshore Learning $2.25 5 $11.25
RR469 - Watch-It-Grow Window Greenhouse - Set of 20 • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
LA469 - Shatterproof Safety Mirrors - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning $14.50 1 $14.50
CG853 - Classroom Greenhouse • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95

Materials cost

$392.50

Vendor shipping charges

$39.25

State sales tax

$19.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$478.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.93

Total project goal

$582.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$582.93

4 Donors

-$545.59

Donations toward project cost

-$478.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.59

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$37.34

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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