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Ms. Sabbah from Los Angeles CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

I Don't Understand How The Uterus Works

Help me give my students latex balloons and ping pong balls to create a uterus that shows contractions in my health classes.

  • $377 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

There is a wide range of high school students in my health classes. Many of my students are from low-income households, come from linguistically and culturally diverse backgrounds, and many do not have a college graduate in the family.

Several of my students do not live in the school's immediate area and find themselves riding a bus to and from school for over an hour.

They face many difficult challenges due to geographical and economic factors. They are a dedicated group of students, both in and out of the school, with an average GPA of 3.0. Some also get up early to attend my early morning health class that begins at 7:00 a.m.

My Project

My students are learning about body systems, which includes drawing and labeling body systems and creating models of systems. I have my students create the body systems by using art materials. This project focuses on the reproductive system, especially the stages of development from conception to birth. After drawing each stage of development, each student will create a uterus and fetus by using the balloons, the balls, and other crafts. They will then simulate contractions using their models. This is a project I know my students will enjoy and will always keep, because they will have created a fun, functional project, in addition to learning about the stages of development.

Ms. Sabbah
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Amscan Solid Color Latex Balloons Packaged, 12'', New Pink, 4/Pack, 72 Per Pack (113250.109) • $25.49 3 $76.47
Charles Leonard Creative Arts Pom-Poms Furry Balls Assorted Colors/Sizes, 3/Pack • $6.71 6 $40.26
Table Tennis Balls • Nasco $36.95 1 $36.95
MAC-T Ping-Pong Balls • Nasco $30.95 1 $30.95
Quill Brand Construction Paper Assorted Colors, 9x12", 200 Sheets • $3.39 8 $27.12
Medline Non-sterile Cotton Balls, Large, 2000/Pack • $22.49 1 $22.49
Chenille Kraft Wooden Craft Materials Sticks, Jumbo, Natural • $7.90 2 $15.80
Chenille Kraft Chenille Stems Assorted, 6" • $3.05 2 $6.10

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