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Mrs. Lear from Spartanburg SC is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Science Meaningful

Help me give my students hands on activities for science and math instruction!

  • $428 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from all walks of life, creating a diverse classroom where they learn from one another on a daily basis. I want them to grow up to be critical thinkers and life-long learners who are compassionate and empathetic. The students who I have the pleasure of teaching are absolutely amazing!

It is time to invest in their futures now!

I want to provide them the best educational tools to help them succeed in their current and future endeavors in order to create innovative leaders of the future.

I try to do this every day, but it really does take a village!

My Project

My students need resources that will allow them to explore through hands on activities while learning. Our first science unit is plants and animals and my students will be thrilled to be able to watch as a seed becomes a plant with the plant growth kit. I am excited to be able to bring our solar system to life in our next science unit with a model that students can manipulate to understand the movements of planets.

By donating to our project, you will be helping my students stay engaged while learning.

With your help, my students will ultimately be able to grow in their science skills and achieve their learning goals.

Mrs. Lear
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sprout & Grow™ Window • AKJ Education $22.49 5 $112.45
GeoSafari® Motorized Solar System (this will replace EI-5237) • AKJ Education $32.84 2 $65.68
Fraction Games • AKJ Education $56.09 1 $56.09
Giant Magnetic Solar System • AKJ Education $14.59 2 $29.18
Giant Magnetic Frog Life Cycle • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Giant Magnetic Plant Life Cycle • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Elapsed Time Flash Cards • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Hot Dots® Math Flash Cards Fractions • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29

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