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Mrs. G. from Vass NC is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands on science

The cost of this proposal is $728, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $728 goal

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I am a special needs teacher for a K-5, cross categorical population. My students needs range from cerebral palsy to autism, to cognitive impairments to behavioral disabilities. With such a wide variety of needs and levels of education, hands-on learning activities become critical for their success. Additionally, these students are the ones who typically are left behind in the field of social studies and science due to their severe academic delays in core content areas such as reading, math and writing. It is my desire to include these children in science based activities that create opportunities for success and to give each of these students the same content that every other non-disabled child is exposed to on a daily basis in regular classroom environments. Science textbooks are not geared towards this special population, which is why I feel hands-on science activities are critical for these children. Eleven students will participate in this project on a daily basis. Materials needed: Kits for studying insects, butterflies, spiders, ladybugs, flowers. trees, recycling, frogs, wind/air, and the earth.

Mrs. G.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 11 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Worm-a-Way Kit • Delta Education $94.95 1 $94.95
Insects and Spiders Discovery Kit • Delta Education $69.95 1 $69.95
Weather Discovery Kit • Delta Education $69.95 1 $69.95
Trees Discovery Kit • Delta Education $69.95 1 $69.95
Butterfly Tower • Delta Education $39.95 1 $39.95
Our Changing Earth • Delta Education $32.98 1 $32.98
Flowering Plants • Delta Education $32.98 1 $32.98
Planet Frog Live Frog Habitat Kit • Delta Education $29.95 1 $29.95
Butterfly Garden • Delta Education $19.95 1 $19.95
Ladybug Lantern • Delta Education $11.95 1 $11.95
FISH WIND SOCK KITS PK30 • Nasco $10.41 1 $10.41

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