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Mrs. Hennessey from San Jose CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Science Wizardly Fun!

Help me give my students candles, cauldrons, petri dishes, and wizard wands to transform our science room into Professor Snape's potion class!

  • $186 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try!" Students in my classroom are eager to learn, passionate, and hard-working. They are an extension of my family; they inspire me every single day. I want to encourage them to try their best, learn from their mistakes and start to see their full potential.

My class thrives on hands-on, engaging activities that are fun, new, and transform their classroom to a different place.

I would love to be able to be able to transformation my room in order to bring the level of engagement to an all time high!

My Project

I want to be able to "set the stage to engage" by transforming my classroom into a Harry Potter themed learning environment. This classroom transformation will excite and engage my students who love Harry Potter.

My wizards will learn about elements, compounds, and chemical reactions all while creating potions in Professor Snape's class.

Using the backdrop, candles, glasses, and wands I can transform our classroom into a scene straight from Harry Potter. Students will travel to Hogwarts to take part in a potion class (chemical reaction activities and labs) to help them understand how different elements react to one another. The gloves, petri dishes, and cauldrons will be used to hold different compounds and liquids that students will use to investigate with.

Chemical reactions is one of the hardest concepts for my students in 5th grade science. Giving my students this unique experience will really engage my learners and help these concepts stick.

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This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Raycare 12PCS LED Taper Candle Lights, Harry Potter Floating Candles, Battery Operated LED Candles for Party, Classroom Decorations … • Amazon Business $12.98 2 $25.96
OPENDGO 11 Pcs Harry Potter Magic Wand Set Dumbledore Kids Toys Magic Wands Stick with Keychain Necklace in Box (11pcs/Set) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Set of 12-11 oz Glass Bottles with Lids, Vintage 11 oz Glass Milk Bottles with Lids, Vintage Breakfast Shake Container, Vintage Drinking Bottles for Party, Glass Bottle with Straw and Lid for Kids • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
SZDR Platform 9 And 3/4 Of King's Cross Station - Secret Passage To The Magic School Decorative Shower Curtain,Bathroom Accessories, 69X70 Inches, Perfect Anti-Mildew Polyester Fabric Shower Curtain. • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
EZ Bioresearch Sterile 100 mm X 15 mm Petri Dish with Lid, vented, 2 x Pack of 10 • Amazon Business $11.73 1 $11.73
Curad Powder-Free Latex Exam Gloves, Small, 100-Count - MSO-CUR8104H • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Ofargo Plastic Cauldron, Mini Black Witch Cauldron, Multi-purposed Novelty Candy Holder Pot with Handle for Halloween, St Patrick's Day Party Favors (2 1/4-2 3/4", Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$115.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.58

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$157.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.87

Total project goal

$185.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$185.78

1 Donor

-$110.65

Donations toward project cost

-$110.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$55.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$47.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.34

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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