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Mrs. Smith from Searcy AR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Science Fun!

My students need sets of books about simple machines, properties of the earth, electricity, and matter as well as hands-on activity tubs for each topic.

  • $576 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Please help fourth-grade students connect literacy and science in an authentic, fun, hands-on way!

I am looking for a way to engage and immerse students in science topics. Our classroom library is lacking in non-fiction texts that support our science curriculum. The students need hands-on activities to reinforce science topics that are studied.

I would like sets of non-fiction books about electricity, matter, simple machines, and the earth as well as tubs of activities on those topics that will engage students in hands-on learning.

Your help will make it possible for my students to explore science topics and truly learn them- instead of just reading the science text book.

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD351 - Electricity Activity Tub - Gr. 4-6 • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
DD353 - Matter Activity Tub - Gr. 4-6 • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
EE190 - Matter Book Library - Gr. 4-6 • Lakeshore Learning $37.50 1 $37.50
EE466 - Electricity Book Library - Gr. 4-6 • Lakeshore Learning $36.50 1 $36.50
DD357 - Properties of Earth Activity Tub - Gr. 4-6 • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
EE192 - Properties of Earth Book Library - Gr. 4-6 • Lakeshore Learning $39.50 1 $39.50
EE468 - Simple Machines Book Library - Gr. 4-6 • Lakeshore Learning $40.50 1 $40.50
DD356 - Simple Machines Activity Tub - Gr. 4-6 • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95

Materials cost

$393.80

Vendor shipping charges

$39.38

State sales tax

$23.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$471.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$103.55

Total project goal

$575.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$575.29

4 Donors

-$287.64

Donations toward project cost

-$235.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.77

match offer

-$287.65

Match offer toward project cost

-$235.87

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.78

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$0.00

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