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Ms. Levasseur from Freeport ME is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Future Scientists: Differentiating Extreme Weather!

My students need vivid and engaging books about extreme weather like tornadoes, volcanoes and tsunamis at a variety of reading levels.

  • $273 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to school each day to a warm, caring community of teachers and schoolmates. This is an environment where my students work hard, have fun, set goals, and feel proud of their daily accomplishments.

My students are curious.

They are engaged, resilient and flexible learners who are excited to learn and practice new skills each day.

Our school is amazing because of our students. My students bring the classrooms to life with their enthusiasm and curiosity. A supportive community helps them thrive and reach for their dreams.

My Project

These books will continue to enhance the differentiated, engaged, STEM enhanced classroom that I strive to create. I teach a research based nonfiction reading unit including topics of extreme weather. I hope to create reading sets in the topics of drought, floods, blizzards, tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, volcanoes, and climate change. Students will choose two topics to research and will ask questions, compare and contrast, and determine problems and solutions.

With these new books, my students will be able to choose books that will allow them to research, engage in, and understand extreme weather topics of their choice independently.

These books, at different reading levels, will allow me to provide more choice to students on topics. With more choice, students will feel successful, curious and engaged.

This is a unit that, with vivid and differentiated books, will spark the inner scientists that live inside my 4th graders.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hurricane Warning! • AKJ Education $18.45 1 $18.45
Global Warming • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Tornado Alert! • AKJ Education $7.68 1 $7.68
A Trip Inside a Tornado • AKJ Education $7.67 1 $7.67
Earthquakes • AKJ Education $7.30 1 $7.30
Earthquake Alert! • AKJ Education $6.57 1 $6.57
Floods and Blizzards • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Global Warming • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Hurricanes • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Earthquakes • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Tsunami Alert! • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Eye of the Storm A Book About Hurricanes • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Raging Floods • AKJ Education $6.05 1 $6.05
Water Conservation • AKJ Education $5.95 1 $5.95
Tornadoes! • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Hurricanes! • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Volcano Rising • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Floods • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Tsunamis and Other Natural Disasters • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Tsunamis • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Magic School Bus Presents: Volcanoes & Earthquakes • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Hurricane Watch • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Tornadoes • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Droughts • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Blizzards • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Floods • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Volcanoes • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Earthquakes • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Kingfisher Readers L3: Volcanoes • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

Materials cost

$189.18

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.46

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$231.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.85

Total project goal

$272.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$272.33

3 Donors

-$184.89

Donations toward project cost

-$157.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.73

match offer

-$87.44

Match offer toward project cost

-$74.32

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.12

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$0.00

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