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Ms. Mendoza from Brooklyn NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Locate Countries - We Need a Globe

The cost of The Odyssey III Talking Globe and Atlas from Classroom Direct is $187, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $187 goal

This project expired on January 4, 2006.

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I am a third grade teacher in East New York. I teach in P.S. 345 located in Brooklyn. Over 90% of our children in this school receive free lunch and are below level. In the third grade social studies curriculum the students will be examining communities from other countries such as China, Puerto Rico, India, Mexico, Egypt, and Italy. I would like my students to be able to visually see where these countries are. I would like to have a globe in my classroom for my students to use. I also plan to use the globe as a center, so that all my students will get repeated opportunity and exposure. I am confident that this will help my motivate my students and make learning about countries more interesting. I found the ideal globe. It is a talking globe that allows the students to use a locater pen to hear the pronunciation of locations of the globe. This would be helpful since many of the students in our school our reading below level. It also has multiple settings that allows students to find information about the countries such as population, primary exports, etc. Further there is a quiz setting that allows students to identify as many locations as they can in a set amount of time. The Odyssey III Talking Globe and Atlas can be bought through Classroom Direct. Thank you so much for your consideration.

Ms. Mendoza
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Odyssey III Talking Globe and Atlas • Classroom Direct $119.99 1 $119.99

Materials cost

$119.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$152.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.53

Total project goal

$186.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$186.26

1 Donor

-$176.00

Donations toward project cost

-$153.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.59

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$0.00

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