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Mrs. S. from Porter TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kicking Our Science Up a Notch!

Help me give my students fresh new labs, engaging curriculum materials, and hands-on activities for their science classes from Teachers Pay Teachers.

  • $334 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are phenomenal. We have a very average mix of ability levels, but what stands out about our kids is their determination and grit. This tight-knit group of kids is also extremely compassionate and generous. They worked hard last year organizing several supply drives and doing volunteer work to benefit their community.

They are inquisitive go-getters who are eager to be successful in life, despite any personal hardships they may have had to overcome.

Our school population is 70% economically disadvantaged and 60% Hispanic. Although our area is technically a suburb of Houston, some parts of our district are still very rural. Our school is a unique program in the district and is still pretty new. The students take college classes while still in high school and are able to graduate at the end of four years with an Associate's degree. We have an extremely limited budget that provides for the basic supplies that we need; however, we frequently don't have a lot of money left over for enrichment supplies that really help connect the students with the concepts we teach.

My Project

When you've been teaching the same class for a few years, sometimes you need to spice it up with some new ideas. I found some awesome new activities on Teachers Pay Teachers that would fit perfectly with and greatly enhance the the science classes that I teach. TeachersPayTeachers is a website where teachers from all over can share the custom curriculum materials that they have created to help teach specific content and skills. Not only are these materials a huge time saver because they are already student-tested and ready to go, but you are also getting to shop around for the best ideas that will work for your students.

These resources are high-quality lessons and materials that give students a unique learning experience by increasing student engagement, promoting collaboration, and offering new opportunities through differentiated instruction.

I'd like to get a $250 gift card to purchase materials on topics related to physics, environmental science, earth science, biology, and chemistry. These materials would be awesome to supplement my already existing curriculum and would allow us to add a little more variety in specific curriculum areas. I know my students will really enjoy the infusion of creativity these materials would provide!

Last year was tough with Hurricane Harvey and a lot of change, so we're doing everything we can to make our school have the best learning environment possible!

Mrs. S.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 180 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gift Card • Teachers Pay Teachers $250.00 1 $250.00

Materials cost

$250.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$283.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.07

Total project goal

$333.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$333.82

5 Donors

-$61.31

Donations toward project cost

-$61.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$261.69

Match offer toward project cost

-$222.44

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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