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Ms. Benson from Kihei HI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Journey through the Earth & Diving into Nonfiction

Help me give my students nonfiction texts that will help them explore Science, Social Studies, and History!

  • $476 goal

This project expired on March 19, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

“The important thing is to create.” - Pablo Picasso. I have a classroom of students who love to explore, create, and discover through hands-on activities. My students love learning about the outside world and enjoy coming up with projects that exemplify what they read about.

I have a bright, curious, and enthusiastic group of third graders who are always on the lookout for new ways to incorporate their learning into art and projects.

My students are fascinated by the outside world and enjoy studying nature, animals, geography, and history.

We live on a beautiful island with many natural resources that I'd like to make come alive in the classroom. Through project-based learning, students become invested in their learning and want to share their discoveries with each other and the rest of the community.

My Project

My class needs nonfiction books that will help bring Science and Social Studies to life in the classroom. Students love to connect what they're reading to our Science and Social Studies standards. We need books about the earth, storms, climate, landmarks, continents, animal adaptation, Native Americans, and magnetism to relate to content we're learning about in class. Books such as "Inside the Earth", "Ocean Animal Adaptations", and "Brother Eagle, Sister Sky" will help students develop an understanding of scientific concepts and historical people of the past.

Diving into a nonfiction book enables students make real world connections!

Students can go on a journey through the earth, around the world, and back in time to read, learn, and explore!

Ms. Benson
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Geography of the World • AKJ Education $18.24 1 $18.24
How and Why Do Animals Adapt? • AKJ Education $16.50 1 $16.50
The The Magic School Bus: Inside the Earth • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Motion, Magnets and More The Big Book of Primary Physical Science • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
Magnets Push, Magnets Pull • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Explore Europe • AKJ Education $6.53 2 $13.06
The Magic School Bus at the Waterworks • AKJ Education $12.56 1 $12.56
North American Indian • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Magic School Bus And The Climate Challenge • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Michael Recycle's Environmental Adventures • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Magic School Bus Presents: Volcanoes & Earthquakes • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
The Magic School Bus Inside a Hurricane • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
Magic School Bus Presents: Planet Earth • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
Magic School Bus Presents: Polar Animals • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
The Magic School Bus Inside The Earth • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
Magic School Bus Presents: Wild Weather • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
U.S. Landforms • AKJ Education $5.07 2 $10.14
The Magic School Bus Chapter Book #03 Wild Whale Watch • AKJ Education $4.49 2 $8.98
Why Do Mammals Have Fur?: And Other Questions About Evolution and Classification • AKJ Education $7.30 1 $7.30
The Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge - Audio • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Flip The Flaps: Planet Earth • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Yellowstone National Park • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Explore Australia and Oceania • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Explore South America • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Explore Asia • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Polar Animal Adaptations • AKJ Education $5.91 1 $5.91
Ocean Animal Adaptations • AKJ Education $5.91 1 $5.91
Magnets Push, Magnets Pull • AKJ Education $5.91 1 $5.91
Whoever You Are • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Brother Eagle, Sister Sky A Message from Chief Seattle • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Legend of the Poinsettia • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
If You Lived With The Sioux Indians • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
If You Lived With The Cherokees • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Antarctica • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Africa • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The Trail of Tears • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49

Materials cost

$336.98

Vendor shipping charges

$17.00

State sales tax

$14.83

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$403.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.27

Total project goal

$475.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$475.13

3 Donors

-$474.25

Donations toward project cost

-$403.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.39

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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