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Mrs. Brewer from Livingston TX is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Science Through Art

Help me give my students colored pencils, markers, drawing paper and colored sand to create their science illustration and model portfolio.

  • $395 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from a small East Texas community. Our Title I school serves students in grades 1 -5. I want to give them the best start possible to become problem solvers who are successful and improve the world around us.

They are explorers, dreamers, and thinkers.

Most of all they are curious. Many of these students come to school having had very little experience with science and art. By providing opportunities to combine science with art we activate their minds to develop imaginative, yet rational thinking.

My Project

Students enjoy science and art. The combination results in representations of real science that help students take what may have been abstract to them and turn it into something they can understand. One of the big projects we will do is recreate the water cycle where students use actual places in the world to illustrate/model the process. A second project that we do is the "life cycle" of a sedimentary rock. Students make their own sedimentary rock and write a story to tell how the rock morphs throughout it's "life cycle."

Help me give my students the opportunity to use creativity and self expression to create beautiful science inspired art.

The combination of writing, art and science make learning about the world fun.

Mrs. Brewer
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Colored Pencils, Watercolor, 12/Box • Staples Advantage $5.89 25 $147.25
TRU RED Reinforced File Folders, 1/5 Cut, Letter Size, Manila, 100/Box (TR509000) • Staples Advantage $30.63 2 $61.26
Charles Leonard Manual Pencil Sharpener + Eraser Combo, Assorted Colors, 24/Pack (CHL80735BN) • Staples Advantage $35.49 1 $35.49
Crayola Kid's Markers, Broad Line, Assorted Colors, 8/Box (58-7708) • Staples Advantage $2.75 10 $27.50
Sandtastik Colored Sand Classroom Pack, 1 Pound Bags, Assortment 2, Set of 12 (SNDCLSPK122) • Staples Advantage $10.99 2 $21.98
Pacon Cream Manila Drawing Paper, Economy Weight, 40 lb., 9"W x 12"H, 500 Sheets/Rm • Staples Advantage $7.50 1 $7.50

Materials cost

$300.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$335.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.20

Total project goal

$394.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$394.69

7 Donors

-$222.34

Donations toward project cost

-$188.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.35

Matching donations from our partners

-$172.35

Match offers toward project cost

-$146.50

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.85

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$0.00

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