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Mrs. Fleming from Fargo OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Extension to Mrs. Fleming's Stellar Science Library

My students need reference and science fiction books to help with research and spark interest in various fields of science.

  • $685 goal

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My Students

Hello All! I teach in a rural Oklahoma school full of wonderful and creative young people- grades 7-12, along with a few special trips to visit the elementary! My classes include General Science on the junior high level, along with Chemistry, Anatomy, Biology I & II, and Physical Science.

I love to encourage hands-on learning, creativity, and the connection of science to everyday life!

To do that, lots of materials are required at times- sometimes we just need stuff for students to maniuplate. Donors Choose will give you a chance to help with that and support students as they grow in science- and in their own personal lives!

My Project

We have begun building a science library in our classroom- full of reference books for research, as well as biographies and science fiction books to spark interest into all the possibilities science offers.

Books that are 'stealthily educational'- providing amazing facts or fabulous stories, while still providing the scientific materials we learn- are the goal of this project.

In the small library that has been started, my students have already exhibited an excitement for the books we have, and are hungry for more.

Reading has opened incredible windows- the few books that we have in our room have sparked discussion between the students, increased their understanding of concepts we have already covered, and even sparked interest into topics we haven't reached yet! Reading really has opened up a whole new world for my kids!

Mrs. Fleming
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 80 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Life As We Knew It Collection (Life As We Knew It Series) • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Cro-Magnon: How the Ice Age Gave Birth to the First Modern Humans • Amazon Business $19.00 1 $19.00
Bang!: How We Came to Be • Amazon Business $16.98 1 $16.98
Get the Scoop on Animal Blood: From Great White Sharks to Blood-Squirting Lizards, 251 Cool Facts • Amazon Business $14.87 1 $14.87
The Humans Who Went Extinct: Why Neanderthals Died Out and We Survived • Amazon Business $14.51 1 $14.51
"Live from Cape Canaveral": Covering the Space Race, from Sputnik to Today • Amazon Business $14.50 1 $14.50
Leonardo da Vinci for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 21 Activities (For Kids series) • Amazon Business $14.32 1 $14.32
Albert Einstein and Relativity for Kids: His Life and Ideas with 21 Activities and Thought Experiments (For Kids series) • Amazon Business $14.16 1 $14.16
The Book of Blood: From Legends and Leeches to Vampires and Veins • Amazon Business $14.02 1 $14.02
Darwin and Evolution for Kids: His Life and Ideas with 21 Activities (For Kids series) • Amazon Business $13.92 1 $13.92
What's So Mysterious about Meteorites? (What's So Cool About Geology) • Amazon Business $13.74 1 $13.74
The Industrial Revolution for Kids: The People and Technology That Changed the World, with 21 Activities (For Kids series) • Amazon Business $13.67 1 $13.67
Galileo for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 25 Activities (For Kids series) • Amazon Business $13.26 1 $13.26
The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea • Amazon Business $12.74 1 $12.74
Get the Scoop on Animal Snot, Spit & Slime!: From Snake Venom to Fish Slime, 251 Cool Facts About Mucus, Saliva & More! • Amazon Business $12.72 1 $12.72
Marie Curie for Kids: Her Life and Scientific Discoveries, with 21 Activities and Experiments (For Kids series) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Isaac Newton and Physics for Kids: His Life and Ideas with 21 Activities (For Kids series) • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
The Science Chef: 100 Fun Food Experiments and Recipes for Kids • Amazon Business $11.16 1 $11.16
Junk Drawer Physics: 50 Awesome Experiments That Don't Cost a Thing (Junk Drawer Science) • Amazon Business $10.50 1 $10.50
The Book of Massively Epic Engineering Disasters: 33 Thrilling Experiments Based on History's Greatest Blunders (Irresponsible Science) • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History 1300-1850 • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
Evolution: How We and All Living Things Came to Be • Amazon Business $10.16 1 $10.16
Invincible Microbe: Tuberculosis and the Never-Ending Search for a Cure • Amazon Business $10.16 1 $10.16
George's Secret Key to the Universe • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity (Scientists in the Field Series) • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Get the Scoop on Animal Poop: From Lions to Tapeworms: 251 Cool Facts about Scat, Frass, Dung, and More! • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Janice VanCleave's Physics for Every Kid: 101 Easy Experiments in Motion, Heat, Light, Machines, and Sound • Amazon Business $9.87 1 $9.87
Goliath (Leviathan) (The Leviathan Trilogy) • Amazon Business $9.84 1 $9.84
Black Holes in Space! The What's and Why's of Black Holes - Space for Kids - Children's Astronomy & Space Books • Amazon Business $9.43 1 $9.43
Ashen Winter (Ashfall Trilogy) • Amazon Business $9.37 1 $9.37
Trapped • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Forgotten Exodus: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution • Amazon Business $8.93 1 $8.93
The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science: 64 Daring Experiments for Young Scientists • Amazon Business $8.73 1 $8.73
Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World • Amazon Business $8.40 1 $8.40
Behemoth (The Leviathan Trilogy) • Amazon Business $8.17 1 $8.17
Seymour Simon's Extreme Earth Records • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Lightning • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
Sunrise (Ashfall Trilogy) • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
Ashfall (Ashfall Trilogy) • Amazon Business $7.53 1 $7.53
Science Comics: Dinosaurs: Fossils and Feathers • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Steve Jobs (Raintree Perspectives) • Amazon Business $7.18 1 $7.18
Chronal Engine • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Volcanoes • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Eye of the Storm • Amazon Business $6.41 1 $6.41
Fever 1793 • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Tornadoes • Amazon Business $4.68 1 $4.68
Leviathan (The Leviathan Trilogy) • Amazon Business $4.19 1 $4.19

Materials cost

$502.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$40.99

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$581.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$102.61

Total project goal

$684.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$684.05

12 Donors

-$634.04

Donations toward project cost

-$538.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$95.10

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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