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Ms. Muhtaris from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I am not sure how clouds get formed. But the clouds know how to do it, and that is the important thing.

The cost of these weather-related science books from Barnes & Noble, including Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Weather Forecasting, and Magic School Bus inside a Hurricane, is $142, 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>.

  • $142 goal

This project expired on May 8, 2007.

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(The title of this essay is supposedly an actual student response to a test question.) Science is an exciting and rewarding subject if taught properly. Because my school saves my students and I the horror of having to use dusty old text books we are free to experience Science in the way it was meant to be....by blowing up hard boiled eggs and then hiding the evidence and playing dumb when the principal comes to ask what that god awful smell is coming down the hallway. As much fun as that is, it does get troublesome finding places for all of those egg bits and I'll tell ya I am just about sick of eating egg salad sandwiches everyday. So, I thought we might supplement our Science curriculum with a Wild and Woolly Weather Unit! (That's where the title of the essay comes in, in case you were wondering what eggs have to do with clouds.) If you can find it in your heart to help us build a classroom set of resource books on the Weather we would be most thankful. I have chosen some wonderful titles from Barnes and Noble that have everything to do with Weather and nothing to do with eggs. Also, if you like egg sandwiches please stop by, our class is easy to find, just follow the stench. THANK YOU!

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Snowy Day Ezra Jack Keats • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Judith Barrett, Ron Barrett (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Weather Seymour Simon • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Weather Forecasting Gail Gibbons, Gail Gibbons (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Brave Irene William Steig, William Steig (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Weather Words and What They Mean Gail Gibbons, Gail Gibbons (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Cloud Book Tomie de Paola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator), Tomie de Paola (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Weather (Discoveries Series) David Ellyard (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $5.99 1 $5.99
Wonders of Weather (Eyes on Nature Series) Frances Nankin, Gary A. England • Barnes and Noble $5.99 1 $5.99
Night of the Twisters Ivy Ruckman • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Magic School Bus inside a Hurricane Created by Joanna Cole, Bruce Degen (Illustrator), Created by Bruce Degen • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Why Do Leaves Change Color? Betsy Maestro, Loretta Krupinski (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Weather: Poems for All Seasons: (I Can Read Book Series: Level 3) Lee Bennett Hopkins, Melanie Hall (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Tornado Betsy Byars, Doron Ben-Ami (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
The Weather (100 Things You Should Know About Series) Clare Oliver, Clive Carpenter • Barnes and Noble $3.99 1 $3.99
Weather (FlashCharts Series) FlashKids Editors • Barnes and Noble $3.55 1 $3.55

Materials cost

$87.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$115.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.43

Total project goal

$141.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$141.26

1 Donor

-$133.20

Donations toward project cost

-$116.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.20

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.26

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$0.00

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