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Mrs. Valasin from Yuma AZ is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keep the Spark of Science Alive in First Grade!

My students need activity tubs to learn about Science concepts.

  • $674 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact. -Carl Sagan I want to be that teacher who keeps my students' love of Science in tact! I love science and my students do too!

My students are curious and willing to learn first graders.

They live in a low income area with a marine base near by. They love to learn about the world around them and create experiments to test out their hypotheses. Science is not a well funded subject in my district, but I see it as being much more important. I want to keep that spark of creativity going in my students, which I feel that Science aids to.

My Project

My students study Science twice a week. We use the Arizona State Science standards to guide what they are learning about. These activity tubs will make it possible for students to have a more hands-on approach to these Science concepts! My students will study weather, animals, plants, matter, rocks, force and motion, and the solar system.

These donations will make it so my students have an authentic Science experience in first grade!

Science is not well funded or much appreciated in my district, so most of my students will never get the kind of Science experience that they should. Through these donations, my students will keep that spark of creativity and questioning that come with studying Science so that they can go out into the world more curious and ambitious!

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

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF980X - Learning Science Activity Tubs - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $499.00 1 $499.00

Materials cost

$499.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$35.68

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$572.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$100.97

Total project goal

$673.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$673.13

1 Donor

-$673.13

Donations toward project cost

-$572.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$100.97

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$0.00

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