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Mrs. Rodriguez from Tampa FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Math and Science Stars!

Help me give my students a rock kit, math and science tools, and science books.

  • $976 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are active learners who love to try new things! In our 5th grade class we are always willing to rise to the challenge of learning. They have a wide variety of likes and interests but work together well as a class no matter what the subject. They are excited about school and spending time building relationships with others. Their ability to learn and grow is simply amazing. I can't wait to see what all we accomplish by June!

My Project

Students in 5th grade are expected to learn so much! Many of the concepts we cover are complicated and very abstract. My students need as many hands-on experiences as I can give them. The more they have opportunities to actually "do" science the more they are able to use new vocabulary and build a true understanding of the material. The same is true for math. When they are able to use base 10 blocks to see the relationship between places, decimals start to make more sense. Making connections between fractions and decimals is much easier when you have physical materials to compare.

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21 donors21 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Number Talks Whole Number Computation Grades K-5 A Multimedia Professional Learning Resource • Nasco $72.95 1 $72.95
ROCK MINERAL FOSSIL COMPLETE COLLECT S/57 • School Specialty $70.99 1 $70.99
BOOKS LETS ROCK LIBRARY SET OF 8 • School Specialty $64.46 1 $64.46
BASE TEN RODS SET OF 50 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $12.77 4 $51.08
SIEVES SET PKG/4 • School Specialty $23.00 2 $46.00
BOOK FRACTION BARS AND DECIMAL SQUARES TG GR 5 • School Specialty $39.04 1 $39.04
TG EXPLORATIONS LIFE • School Specialty $37.62 1 $37.62
Making Number Talks Matter • Nasco $35.95 1 $35.95
INV ANIMAL BEHAVIOR LAB • School Specialty $34.07 1 $34.07
BOOK ROCK ON SOFT COVER SET OF 4 • School Specialty $32.16 1 $32.16
MINI-KIT EARTH/MOON • School Specialty $31.94 1 $31.94
BOOK MATH STRETCHES BUILDING CONCEPTUAL UNDERSTANDING GRADES 3-5 • School Specialty $30.59 1 $30.59
BASE TEN UNITS SET OF 100 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $4.25 6 $25.50
TG EXPLORATIONS EARTH • School Specialty $24.84 1 $24.84
TG EXPLORATIONS PHYS • School Specialty $24.84 1 $24.84
CARDS PHOTOS CLOUDS SET/16 • School Specialty $22.22 1 $22.22
STEAM Design Challenges Resource Book - Grade 5 • Nasco $17.95 1 $17.95
DELTA MAG FIELD DISPLAY • School Specialty $17.03 1 $17.03
CLEARVIEW BASE 10 LITER SET • School Specialty $13.34 1 $13.34
IRON FILINGS, COARSE 150 G • School Specialty $3.05 4 $12.20
BOOK - FRACTION GAMES WITH DICE GR 4-5 • School Specialty $12.06 1 $12.06

Materials cost

$716.83

Vendor shipping charges

$71.68

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$829.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$146.34

Total project goal

$975.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$975.60

20 Donors

-$766.80

Donations toward project cost

-$659.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$107.52

match offer

-$200.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$170.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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