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Mrs. Davis from Purvis MS is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Inquiring Minds Want to Know

My students need supplies and books for inquiry based science lessons that are engaging and fun!

  • $707 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in a small town. We are a Title I school and the majority of the population is living in poverty. During my time at my school, I have experienced a lot of generosity.

Although the community understands the importance of education, they often times are unable to purchase the required supplies.

I would love to be able to purchase supplies for inquiry based science lessons for my students.

Despite the financial shortcomings of our small community, my students are fighters and through their determination have grown by leaps and bounds each year.

My Project

Last year, the State of Mississippi finally updated their science standards. Although this was very exciting, I now do not have many of the supplies that are necessary to teach my students about the world around them.

Research shows that there is an alarming decrease in US based scientists due to the lack of inquiry based learning environments in k-12 schools.

These tools are very basic but would allow me to provide a hands-on lesson for each new standard. For example, when we read our Where Does Food Come From? weekly story we will be able to learn about the parts of the plant with our new root viewer, read about parts of a seed and plant in our new books, and grow our very own plant.

I am very happy to be able to share these supplies with the other teachers in my grade level. Your generous gift will be helping 6 teachers make science more fun for 135 students!

Mrs. Davis
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AmScope 120X to 1200X 52-pcs Complete STEM Kids Student Beginner Biological Microscope Kit with Metal Arm and LED Light • Amazon Business $38.00 2 $76.00
Smithsonian Optics Room Planetarium and Dual Projector Science Kit, Black/Blue • Amazon Business $49.95 1 $49.95
3D POPUP Card - Animal Augmented Reality (AR) Card, 50 Pcs of Children's 4D Flash Cards (Dinosaur, Safari, Ocean, Birds, Bugs), Interactive Learning Toy 5 Pack Set • Amazon Business $33.58 1 $33.58
RISEPRO Weather Station, Wireless Weather Station with 3 Sensors in/Out Temperature and Humidity Alarm Clock Calendar Weather Forecaster with Color Led Display RP-WS2003N • Amazon Business $32.90 1 $32.90
Learning Resources Pumping Heart Model • Amazon Business $32.69 1 $32.69
Learning Resources Super Magnet Lab Kit, 124 Pieces • Amazon Business $32.23 1 $32.23
Learning Resources Primary Science Jumbo Magnifiers with Stand • Amazon Business $30.47 1 $30.47
Ant Farm W/ LED Light. Enjoy A Magnificent Habitat. Great for Kids & Adults. Evviva Ant Ecosystem W/ Enhanced Blue Gel. Great Educational & Learning Science Kit. Live Harvester Ants Not Included. • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Magnetic Blocks, Minto toy Magnetic Tile 101 PCS Set Magnet Building Blocks Construction Toys Educational Toys for Kids Boys and Girls Minto Toy • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Learning Resources Classroom Liquid Measuring Set, 19 Pieces • Amazon Business $28.50 1 $28.50
SmartLab Toys Squishy Human Body • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Miracle-Gro Kids My Very Own Flower Garden by Horizon Group USA • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
University Games Great Explorations 3-D Solar System • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Learning Resources Primary Bucket Balance Teaching Scale • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books) • Amazon Business $11.21 1 $11.21
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Weather (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books) • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
National Geographic Kids Everything Weather: Facts, Photos, and Fun that Will Blow You Away • Amazon Business $9.06 1 $9.06
Carson Dellosa Gallon Man Bulletin Board Set (110199) • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
There's No Place Like Space: All About Our Solar System (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library) • Amazon Business $7.78 1 $7.78
The Everything KIDS' Weather Book: From Tornadoes to Snowstorms, Puzzles, Games, and Facts That Make Weather for Kids Fun! • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
How Plants Grow (TIME FOR KIDS Nonfiction Readers) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
So That's How the Moon Changes Shape (Rookie Read-About Science Series) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
National Geographic Readers: Ants • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$525.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$36.81

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$600.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$105.99

Total project goal

$706.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$706.60

1 Donor

-$706.60

Donations toward project cost

-$600.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$105.99

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$0.00

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