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Mr. Strong from San Diego CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Make Our Environment Science Library Awesome!

My students need copies of Cadillac Desert, Where the Water Goes, Salt Dreams and A Great Aridness along with some on-water Fujinon Stabilization Binoculars for our upcoming study if the Colorado River.

  • $1,018 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is a diverse population of students from around our county. We have an enrollment of 41% free or reduced price lunch, and our special population is significantly higher than the average in our area.

Our students work collaboratively in small teams and do work on projects that are integrated between disciplines, grade levels, and teachers.

We believe that mixing students, teachers, and subjects is a vital path toward real-world/authentic work.

Our students are asked to work diligently. Projects stretch across semesters and often connect to authentic needs from our community.

My Project

My students are incredible thinkers, creators, and reflectors. They take on challenges that face the real world with grit, positivity, and a lens for social and environmental justice.

This project will ask them to float portions of the Colorado River and create a field guide made of short documentary films focusing on the environmental, political and public health dilemmas facing the Colorado River watershed and the entire southwestern United States of America.

Students will use these books during literature circles to grow their individual and our group understandings and the Fujinon binoculars to spot wildlife, flora, and interesting geological items along the way.

Mr. Strong
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fujinon 12x32 Techno-Stabi JR Image Stabilized Binocular • Amazon Business $490.03 1 $490.03
Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River • Amazon Business $19.04 5 $95.20
Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water, Revised Edition • Amazon Business $12.91 7 $90.37
A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest • Amazon Business $16.37 3 $49.11
Desert Solitaire • Amazon Business $9.96 3 $29.88

Materials cost

$754.59

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$69.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$864.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$152.64

Total project goal

$1,017.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,017.59

3 Donors

-$918.59

Donations toward project cost

-$780.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$137.79

match offer

-$99.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$84.15

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.85

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$0.00

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