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Mrs. Hurst from Magna UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Graphic Science Library

Help me give my students the power of learning science through graphic art books.

  • $267 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are in a low-income area. Their parents work a lot in order to support them. It is difficult for parents to take time off to be in the school volunteering. These students face struggles such as lack of food and basic necessities, yet they are so resilient. I grew up in this community and faced many of the same challenges that my students face every day. I chose to teach here with the hopes of inspiring at least one child. The students at our school have so much potential!

Each year my students love to help each other succeed, and they assist me in creating a classroom that cares!

I am in awe of the things they do to help each other daily.

The students at this school are becoming very excellent at technology, and they are always teaching me new things. Our school now has 1-to-1 technology, and the students are loving it. They are taking ownership of their learning through their data books and are reaching new heights all the time.

My Project

When I was first introduced to these books, I knew that my students would go crazy over them. I borrowed one and shared it with them and they couldn't get enough of it. It's so much fun to see my students eyes light up when they are learning. These books will allow that to happen in a way that is so fun they won't realize that they are learning. I have seen so many students begin to love reading when they find books that interest them and I am hopeful that these books will allow that magic to happen for a few more students.

Mrs. Hurst
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Science Comics: Crows: Genius Birds • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Science Comics: Bats: Learning to Fly • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Science Comics: Skyscrapers: The Heights of Engineering • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Science Comics: The Brain: The Ultimate Thinking Machine • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Science Comics: Coral Reefs: Cities of the Ocean • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Science Comics: Dogs: From Predator to Protector • Amazon Business $11.44 1 $11.44
Science Comics: Dinosaurs: Fossils and Feathers • Amazon Business $10.03 1 $10.03
Science Comics: Cats: Nature and Nurture • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
Science Comics: Robots and Drones: Past, Present, and Future • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Science Comics: Polar Bears: Survival on the Ice • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Science Comics: Rockets: Defying Gravity • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
Science Comics: Sharks: Nature's Perfect Hunter • Amazon Business $8.40 1 $8.40
Science Comics: Flying Machines: How the Wright Brothers Soared • Amazon Business $8.30 1 $8.30
The Fantastic Flatulent Fart Brothers' Second Big Book of Farty Facts: An Illustrated Guide to the Science, History, Art, and Literature of Farting ... Fart Brothers' Fun Facts) (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Science Comics: Wild Weather: Storms, Meteorology, and Climate • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Fantastic Flatulent Fart Brothers' Big Book of Farty Facts: An Illustrated Guide to the Science, History, and Art of Farting (Humorous reference ... Fart Brothers’ Fun Facts) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Science Comics: Plagues: The Microscopic Battlefield • Amazon Business $7.60 1 $7.60
Science Comics: Volcanoes: Fire and Life • Amazon Business $7.51 1 $7.51
Science Comics: Solar System: Our Place in Space • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Science Comics: Cars: Engines That Move You • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
Science Comics: Trees: Kings of the Forest • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79

Materials cost

$193.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$226.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.00

Total project goal

$266.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$266.69

2 Donors

-$266.69

Donations toward project cost

-$226.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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