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Mrs. Durr from Springfield IL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Health Happens Everywhere!

Help me give my students various supplies to make the classroom more interactive!

  • $464 goal

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My Students

My students are unique, gifted in their own ways, and in need of a champion. I teach around three hundred 7th grade students a year. My students are a mixture of socioeconomic levels but with these different levels, come different struggles.

I strive to teach my students, using methods that are both creative and engaging so my students can find their own way to their success.

When learning is engaging to the whole child, students thrive, not just in my classroom, but in life.

My students don't always have the support at home that is needed to be successful in today's competitive learning environments. Teaching them their own power and problem solving skills is the best way for my students to succeed.

My Project

I am asking for supplies to create a unit about health epidemics around the world. I would like to create an entire epidemiology unit for my students to discover more about pathogens and how they spread. We will use the map to plot out where each of these epidemics have taken place. I have asked for pins and string to link the epidemic information to the places on the map. I asked for a photo cube and black light tape to create a pathogen detector box. This way the students can actively explore the germs around them everyday. I asked for headphones and zip loc bogs to store them. I plan to add videos to my unit to make it more interactive, headphones allow my students to enjoy the videos at their own pace without being distracted by others.

In light of the recent health concerns around the world, my students are curious about what other major health epidemics have happened throughout history and around the world.

I am also asking for more storage for my classroom to hold all of our new supplies. Storage in a classroom can be an issue. However with our new shelves our classroom, I plan to create more work stations that also double as storage for our new supplies. I have asked for more dry erase markers for my students to use while tracking their data on the new whiteboard I asked for as well. I also asked for whiteboard tape to create a massive graph that my students can use to track down patient zero during our activity. Lastly, I asked for chair and table socks to protect my floor while we move the tables and chairs around the room to make the more accessible for the labs we will do.

Mrs. Durr
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

This project will reach 300 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
32 PCs Black Furniture Leg Socks - Knitted Chair Leg Floor Protectors for Moving Easily and Reduce Noise, Double Thickness High Elastic Furniture Booties Covers Furniture Caps Set • Amazon Business $16.39 5 $81.95
Furinno 7-Cube Reversible Open Shelf, White • Amazon Business $30.82 2 $61.64
Bulk Over The Head Inexpensive Disposable Headphones Wholesale Lot Kids Individually Bagged for Schools, Libraries, Hospitals (25 Pack, Black) • Amazon Business $43.25 1 $43.25
EXPO 1927526 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Vibrant Colors, 16-Count • Amazon Business $10.95 2 $21.90
Antique Style World Wall Map (Wall Map, Laminated) (Illustrated World Map) (Map) • Amazon Business $20.14 1 $20.14
Neewer 24x24 inch/60x60 cm Photo Studio Shooting Tent Light Cube Diffusion Soft Box Kit with 4 Colors Backdrops (Red Dark Blue Black White) for Photography • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
24W LED UV Black Light Strip Kit, Ultraviolet Waterproof IP65 16.4FT/5M 3528 300LEDs, 395nm-405nm Blacklight for DJ Bar Club Party Decor Night Fishing with 12V 2A Power Supply • Amazon Business $18.98 1 $18.98
White Board Sticker, PET- No Ghost, 1.5x11ft Whiteboard Paper, Super Sticky, Stain-Proof Dry Erase Film with Adhesive Backing for Wall/Office/Classroom/Kids Painting,3 Large Markers • Amazon Business $16.59 1 $16.59
AmazonBasics Retractable Ballpoint Pen - Assorted Colors - 24-Pack • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Colored Flag Travel Map Push Pins, Coideal 400 Pack Multicolored Decorative Map Tacks Plastic Head with Steel Point for Cork Bulletin Board, Picture Hanging at Home Office School (8 Assorted Colors) • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Paxcoo 124 Skeins Embroidery Floss Cross Stitch Thread with Needles • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Amazon Brand - Solimo Quart Food Storage Bags, 150 Count • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Outbreak!: 50 Tales of Epidemics that Terrorized the World • Amazon Business $9.76 1 $9.76
Whiteboard Tape, Shynek 20 Rolls 1/8 Thin Art Tape Dry Erase Chart Tape Pinstriping Electrical Tape White Board Tape Lines, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
AmazonBasics Dry Erase Whiteboard Eraser - Set of 4 • Amazon Business $6.76 1 $6.76
Wallniture Origami Dry Erase Marker Holder for Glass Whiteboards and Fridge Pen Cup, Recycled Plastic, White, Assembly Required • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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