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Ms. Perez from Tampa FL is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mad Science !

My students need 4 science videos to enhance understanding of difficult topics and make connections to real life occurrences.

  • $401 goal

This project expired on June 19, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Science should be more than something you study from a text book or read about. Seeing Science happening in everyday life makes it more understandable, more approachable and not so overwhelming. Our school is so small we do not have a library that would normally house these materials.

Our students are unique as are all children but with a twist.

The students are currently or just recently homeless. In most ways they are typical kids. They play, laugh, have fun, etc. Their home life is very atypical. Above all else they are still expected to learn like all other children but with little to no experiences to pull from. Most have never been to places many children frequent like amusement parks, restaurants, malls, etc. Taking them to these experiences through something like a video helps them to at least see places that they can only imagine ever going.

My Project

These videos will give our unique students an experience to see Science in action. We will use these to help students connect real world science experiences to what they are learning in the classroom. These Myth Busters videos provide a unique way of making science an everyday occurrence.

Thank you in advance for helping to provide our students with an learning tool they would not other wise be afforded.

Poverty and homelessness should not affect the learning experiences of children.

Ms. Perez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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21 donors21 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DVD Mb Bouyancy • Sargent-Welch $75.15 1 $75.15
DVD Mb Inertia • Sargent-Welch $75.15 1 $75.15
DVD Mb Animal Behavior • Sargent-Welch $75.15 1 $75.15
DVD Mb Force And Motion • Sargent-Welch $75.15 1 $75.15

Materials cost

$300.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$340.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.02

Total project goal

$400.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$400.13

21 Donors

-$398.36

Donations toward project cost

-$340.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

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$0.00

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