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Mrs. Jorgensen from Mt Pleasant UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Science with Reading!

My students need books to teach and supplement science topics that we are studying in class. These books will reinforce their learning and create motivating and exciting learning experiences.

  • $650 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I strive to create a classroom where students are eager and excited to learn each morning they walk in the classroom by creating hands-on and engaging activities for these young minds.

I teach second grade at a Title I school to a wonderful group of 20 students.

They are very hardworking and eager to learn new things. These awesome students are so deserving of these wonderful resources! We live in a small, rural town in Utah, and we lack the resources and funding that many places around us have. We don't have the funds to enable our students to obtain these resources. These kids won't have learning experiences that can be created with these books without your help!

My Project

Science is a way to engage and excite students about learning! Unfortunately, we lack materials and resources needed to teach and provide our students with opportunities to learn about science. These books would provide our classroom with some wonderful texts to refer to when learning about bones, simple machines, life cycles, weather and more. These books will engage students in learning about science by providing visuals and exciting information.

I love to incorporate science into the curriculum whenever possible because with our busy schedules it is difficult to make time for it.

With these books, we would be able to integrate science into our regular language arts routine throughout each week. Students won't just be learning about science but their learning will be tied to other core subjects in the language arts core. I love science and the way it excites and engages students. I hope to obtain these magnificent books so I can help my students create a love for science which can increase their love for learning and school.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Grain of Sand: Nature's Secret Wonder • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Michael Recycle • Amazon Business $15.97 1 $15.97
Guess What Is Growing Inside This Egg • Amazon Business $13.44 1 $13.44
The Watermelon Seed • Amazon Business $13.44 1 $13.44
Crabs - Curious Kids Press: Kids book about animals and wildlife, Children's books 4-6 • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Sky Color (Creatrilogy) • Amazon Business $12.34 1 $12.34
Way Down Deep in the Deep Blue Sea • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Time For Kids: Storms! (Time For Kids Science Scoops: Level 1) • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
Magnet Max (Learning League) • Amazon Business $10.13 1 $10.13
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of the Ocean (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Light and Sound (Sci-Hi: Physical Science) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Chickens Aren't the Only Ones (World of Nature Series) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
How Wheels And Axles Work (How Simple Machines Work) • Amazon Business $8.90 1 $8.90
10 Things I Can Do to Help My World • Amazon Business $8.68 1 $8.68
Pull, Lift, and Lower: A Book About Pulleys (Amazing Science: Simple Machines) • Amazon Business $8.23 1 $8.23
Tires, Spokes, and Sprockets: A Book About Wheels and Axles (Amazing Science: Simple Machines) • Amazon Business $8.18 1 $8.18
How Do Eggs Hatch? (Nature's Super Secrets) • Amazon Business $8.15 1 $8.15
Roll, Slope, and Slide: A Book About Ramps (Amazing Science: Simple Machines) • Amazon Business $8.06 1 $8.06
Planting a Rainbow • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Turkey Trouble • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Stargazers • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
An Egg Is Quiet • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
Germs Are Not for Sharing (Board Book) (Best Behavior Series) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
It's Raining! • Amazon Business $7.85 1 $7.85
Magnets: Pulling Together, Pushing Apart (Amazing Science) • Amazon Business $7.40 1 $7.40
A Look at Magnets (Science Builders) • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
Weather in Spring (All about Spring) • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
The Moon Book (Avenues) • Amazon Business $7.13 1 $7.13
Sunflower House • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Little Cloud board book • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Day and Night (First Step Nonfiction: Discovering Nature's Cycles) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Sharks • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
How a Seed Grows (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Simple Machines (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Tadpole to Frog (LifeCycles) • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Ice Cream: The Full Scoop • Amazon Business $6.96 1 $6.96
From Egg to Chicken (Lifecycles) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Earth Day Every Day (Cloverleaf Books: Planet Protectors) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Living and Nonliving in the Ocean (Is It Living or Nonliving?) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Commotion in the Ocean • Amazon Business $6.76 1 $6.76
Scoop, Seesaw, and Raise: A Book About Levers (Amazing Science: Simple Machines) • Amazon Business $6.74 1 $6.74
Storm Is Coming! • Amazon Business $6.74 1 $6.74
Rainbows (Nature's Light Show) • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
From Seed to Plant • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
What Makes a Magnet? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $6.13 1 $6.13
Our Stars • Amazon Business $6.06 1 $6.06
All About Seeds (All About Plants) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Oil Spill! (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Earth Day--Hooray! (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
How New Plants Grow, Concept Science • Amazon Business $5.74 1 $5.74
Honey in a Hive (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.66 1 $5.66
The Cloud Book • Amazon Business $5.40 1 $5.40
Tornadoes! • Amazon Business $5.23 1 $5.23
Down Comes the Rain (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.07 1 $5.07
Explore My World Clouds • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
It Looked Like Spilt Milk • Amazon Business $4.97 1 $4.97
What Magnets Can Do (Rookie Read-About Science) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
An Octopus Is Amazing (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 2) • Amazon Business $4.92 1 $4.92
Clouds (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) • Amazon Business $4.61 1 $4.61
Dinosaurs • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Bees • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
I Can Save the Earth!: One Little Monster Learns to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle (Little Green Books) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Seed to Plant • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Ants • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Fly Guy Presents: Dinosaurs (Scholastic Reader, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Sea Turtles • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Curious About Fossils (Smithsonian) • Amazon Business $3.85 1 $3.85
Fly Guy Presents: Insects (Scholastic Reader, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.50 1 $3.50

Materials cost

$514.04

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$551.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$97.37

Total project goal

$649.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$649.12

1 Donor

-$649.12

Donations toward project cost

-$551.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$97.37

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$0.00

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