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Mr. Wortley from Georgetown SC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Illustrating Science

My students need colored paper and poster-board in order to creative models to help them understand difficult concepts in Biology.

  • $364 goal

This project expired on February 4, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hands on learning is a crucial part of any science classroom in the forms of model making and experiments. With budgets cuts looming, it is difficult to obtain the supplies needed by the students to create 3-D, hands on models to enhance their conceptual understanding.

My students attend a small high school in a historic sea port in South Carolina.

I primarily teach sophomores in which all of them are on track to attend an institution of higher education after high school. Being that the students are all on track, I feel that it is my responsibility to provide them with the best possible high school experience and prepare them by having a strong foundation in science. I achieve this by incorporating technology and making the concepts in Biology a fun, interactive learning experience by creating models and large concept diagramming.

My Project

My students will use the variety of colored paper requested to create models and visual representations of the concepts covered in College Prep and Advanced Placement Biology. The different projects and models created will help them visualize the often difficult processes to understand in the world of Biology.

Your support of this proposal for colored paper will allow the students to create models to understand the fascinating world of Biology.

With a better understanding of Biology at the high school level, it will make the transition into college level Biology/ Life Science classes less frightening.

Mr. Wortley
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Riverside 6-Ply Neon Poster Board Lightweight • Quill.com $23.39 4 $93.56
Wausau 24-Lb. Astrobrights Colored Paper 8-1/2x11", Letter Size, Terra Green • Quill.com $15.29 2 $30.58
Wausau 24-Lb. Astrobrights Colored Paper 8-1/2x11", Letter Size, Planetary Purple • Quill.com $15.29 2 $30.58
Quill Brand Brights 20-lb. Color Paper Blue • Quill.com $12.14 2 $24.28
Quill Brand Brights 20-lb. Color Paper Pink • Quill.com $12.14 2 $24.28
Quill Brand Colored Paper 8-1/2x11", Letter Size, Goldenrod • Quill.com $8.99 2 $17.98
Quill Brand Colored Paper 8-1/2x11", Letter Size, Pink • Quill.com $8.99 2 $17.98
Quill Brand Colored Paper 8-1/2x11", Letter Size, Blue • Quill.com $8.99 2 $17.98

Materials cost

$257.22

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.13

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$309.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.57

Total project goal

$363.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$363.78

1 Donor

-$181.89

Donations toward project cost

-$154.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.28

match offer

-$181.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$154.60

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.28

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$0.00

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