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Mrs. Humphrey from Newburgh IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fiction in Science Class? Of Course!

My students need fiction and nonfiction reading materials to fully appreciate the importance of literacy within the scientific world.

  • $563 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are awesome! They have a desire to gain knowledge and skills. On a daily basis they practice making connections between the subject of science and the real world. In addition, they learn the importance of math and language in successful scientific undertakings.

I love when my students go off on a tangent to delve deeper into a topic.

I love the discussions that develop. The more they collaborate, the more they learn. The more they learn, they more questions they formulate. Great questions lead to great scientists.

My Project

The nonfiction piece Who is Isaac Newton? will be used within our physical science unit about motion. Obviously the students will learn about Newton's Laws of Motions; however, they will gain so much more. Not only will this book benefit every student with increased literacy skills, but it will help students follow how one scientist used questioning to achieve increased knowledge.

The literacy work titled The Cay is a wonderful way to interact with earth science, specifically oceanography and topography.

Students will compare and contrast scientific information from multiple sources including The Cay.

The remaining items will help with motion labs.

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This project will reach 300 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Cay (Laurel-Leaf Books) • Amazon Business $5.59 35 $195.65
MARATHON Adanac 3000 Digital Sports Stopwatch Timer with Extra Large Display and Buttons, Water Resistant- Yellow • Amazon Business $12.56 10 $125.60
Who Was Isaac Newton? • Amazon Business $2.78 35 $97.30
Clipco Dry Erase Pocket Sleeves Assorted Colors (30-Pack) • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95

Materials cost

$441.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$478.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.37

Total project goal

$562.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$562.49

5 Donors

-$412.49

Donations toward project cost

-$350.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.87

match offer

-$150.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$127.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

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$0.00

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