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Mrs. McIlroy from Sonora CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Do You See What I See

My students need binoculars as a tool for our science standards.

  • $726 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are special because they live in a small, rural, forest community. They can look outside and see turkeys running on the grass, cows in the fields, squirrels in the trees, and birds nesting in our windows. Our students are lucky to live in a supportive community that is fairly small so they do not go unnoticed. Unfortunately, this community is impacted with poverty. Many parents are not working. They are not educated and the jobs are few. Each year their needs increase. The needs of the students are many. What our students do have, is fresh air and beautiful scenery around them.

My Project

I am excited to take my class out on a nature field trip. Creating a classroom climate where kids want to observe and uncover the scientific wonders is essential to our new NGSS science standards.

We will use the binoculars to observe birds in their natural habitat.

Students will be able to dialogue what they see at the same time without waiting their turn. Students will be able to go on a walking field trip and observe the birds they have learned about in class. Having binoculars or any kind of tool excites children and motivates them to participate. I am looking forward to bringing this experience to my third graders.

Mrs. McIlroy
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 45 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BINOCULARS PRIMARY SCIENCE GR PREK+ • Frey Scientific $11.96 40 $478.40

Materials cost

$478.40

Vendor shipping charges

$57.41

State sales tax

$43.77

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$616.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.84

Total project goal

$725.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$725.60

1 Donor

-$725.60

Donations toward project cost

-$616.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$108.84

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