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Mrs. Edmonds from Baltimore MD is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Make Astronomy Seem Closer to Home

My students need nonfiction books focusing on planets, various space games, and even an actual meteorite!

  • $585 goal

This project expired on May 13, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Earth Science is more interesting when you can make connections!

My students' ages range from 11-13.

They are very eager to learn new and exciting things. My school is a Title 1 school and over 90% of my students receive free and reduced lunch. The kids love hands-on activities and use these as reinforcement for the difficult content. The school is a safe zone for many of the students.

My Project

My Science Lab looks nice; however, our school lacks the proper materials for a 6th grade Earth Science class. My goal is to teach about space in a hands-on way through educational games as well as through various informational texts related to planets.

With your support, my students will have an experience they would not have been able to have before.

In order to prepare my students for high school, they must have exposure to engaging and rigorous lessons. This will also improve their background knowledge and test scores.

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

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
METEORITE • Frey Scientific, Inc. $15.45 1 $15.45
BALL INFLATE ASTRON CLEVER CATCH • Frey Scientific, Inc. $12.95 1 $12.95
PRINTS ASTRONOMY STUDY S/12 • Frey Scientific, Inc. $32.45 1 $32.45
GAME PLANET QUEST • Frey Scientific, Inc. $24.95 1 $24.95
ASTRONAUT ICE CREAM EA • Frey Scientific, Inc. $4.05 10 $40.50
SeeMore Planet Mars Seymour Simon • AKJ BOOKS $3.37 1 $3.37
Mars Adele Richardson • AKJ BOOKS $5.93 1 $5.93
Mars Steven L. Kipp • AKJ BOOKS $5.93 1 $5.93
Mars, Vol. 2 Robert Godwin • AKJ BOOKS $8.50 1 $8.50
Mercury Steven L. Kipp • AKJ BOOKS $5.93 1 $5.93
Mercury Adele Richardson • AKJ BOOKS $5.93 1 $5.93
Mercury And Pluto Ron Miller • AKJ BOOKS $23.87 1 $23.87
Venus Steven L. Kipp, Gregory L. Vogt • AKJ BOOKS $5.93 1 $5.93
Venus Patrick Moore • AKJ BOOKS $12.77 1 $12.77
Venus Elaine Landau • AKJ BOOKS $23.94 1 $23.94
Venus Adele Richardson • AKJ BOOKS $5.93 1 $5.93
Jupiter Elaine Landau • AKJ BOOKS $5.93 1 $5.93
Jupiter Rosanna Hansen • AKJ BOOKS $7.64 1 $7.64
Jupiter Adele Richardson • AKJ BOOKS $5.93 1 $5.93
Uranus Thomas K. Adamson • AKJ BOOKS $5.93 1 $5.93
A Look at Uranus Suzanne Slade • AKJ BOOKS $10.08 1 $10.08
Uranus Elaine Landau • AKJ BOOKS $5.93 1 $5.93
Uranus Gregory L. Vogt • AKJ BOOKS $7.64 1 $7.64
Saturn Elaine Landau • AKJ BOOKS $5.93 1 $5.93
Saturn Laura Hamilton Waxman • AKJ BOOKS $7.64 1 $7.64
Saturn Seymour Simon • AKJ BOOKS $5.97 1 $5.97
Saturn Tim Goss • AKJ BOOKS $24.79 1 $24.79
Moon Phaser • Nasco $79.95 1 $79.95

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