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Ms. Everett from Starkville MS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Inside Our Heart and Brain

Help me give my students these resources to help them learn more about their heart and brain. How exciting will it be to be able to research within the pages of a book and then make a heart!

  • $573 goal

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My Students

My students walk into my gifted classroom every day full of life, ready to learn, and excited for what is in store for them that day. It's so exciting for them, as well as me, to watch them conquer a challenge and get super excited about new topics they aren't so sure about. For many of them, it is their favorite part of the school day.

I teach at a Title I school in Mississippi, where all students receive free breakfast and lunch.

Even as we continue to navigate through another school year during a pandemic, my students are still eager to learn and do their best. They want to be in school because they want to learn all they can. They are like little sponges soaking up more information than I could ever imagine.

My Project

Our students are so overjoyed to learn and create new things! We cannot wait to help guide them through science and STEM lessons about the human heart and brain.

Can't you just imagine looking at pictures of your heart and brain in a book and then getting to build a heart or brain out of clay, listen to your own heart beat, calculate heart beats for second, and so much more!

We are so thankful that the curriculum we teach in the gifted program allows us to choose units that we believe will be beneficial to our students. The books and other materials in this project are just a fraction of what we hope to be able to do to help light up our students little brains!

Ms. Everett
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 90 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources LER3535 Pumping Heart Model, Teaching aid, Classroom Multi-Sensory Demonstration Set, Ages 8+,Multi-color,12inx11inx5in • Amazon Business $34.62 2 $69.24
Zcaukya Kids Stethoscope, Real Working Nursing Stethoscope for Kids Role Play, Doctor Game, Blue • Amazon Business $6.99 8 $55.92
Outus Plastic Clay Tools Modeling Clay Tools for Kids Shaping and Sculpting, Assorted Colors (20 Pieces) • Amazon Business $11.99 4 $47.96
Bulk Lanyards Premium Cruise Lanyard Nylon Badge Lanyards Id Holder Perfect for Office, Kids, Teachers (Gray, 100Pack) • Amazon Business $30.98 1 $30.98
12 Pack Small Digital Kitchen Timer Magnetic Back and ON/Off Switch,Minute Second Count Up Countdown (Red) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Brian the Brain Head Space: How Your Brain Works! • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Your Fantastic Elastic Brain: A Growth Mindset Book for Kids to Stretch and Shape Their Brains • Amazon Business $11.33 2 $22.66
My Amazing Body Machine: A Colorful Visual Guide to How Your Body Works • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
Human Anatomy for Kids: A Junior Scientist's Guide to How We Move, Breathe, and Grow • Amazon Business $8.58 2 $17.16
Me and My Amazing Body • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Amazon Basics Clear Name ID Badge Holder - Horizontal (Pack of 50) • Amazon Business $7.47 2 $14.94
Hear Your Heart: Let's Read and Find Out Science - Stage 2 (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
The Anatomy Medical Book For Kids: A Coloring, Activity & Medical Book For Kids • Amazon Business $5.84 2 $11.68
Sargent Art 3-Pound Art-Time Dough, White, Non-Toxic, Very Malleable, Adaptable, Easy Storage, Reusable. • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Sargent Art 3-Pound Art-Time Dough, Red, Non-Toxic, Very Malleable, Adaptable, Easy Storage, Reusable. • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Sargent Art 3-Pound Art-Time Dough, Blue, Non-Toxic, Very Malleable, Adaptable, Easy Storage, Reusable. • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
My First Book About the Brain (Dover Children's Science Books) • Amazon Business $4.99 2 $9.98
Care Touch Alcohol Prep Pads, Medium 2-Ply - 300 Alcohol Wipes • Amazon Business $6.50 1 $6.50

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