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Mrs. Mclachlan from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

May the Force Be With You...

The cost of Force & Motion Activity Tub is $365, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $365 goal

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I teach third grade at Swift Elementary in Chicago in the Edgewater neighborhood. Edgewater is an extremely diverse area and the students in my class are from various backgrounds, making our class a melting pot of ethnicities. I have 14 English Language Learners and over ten different languages spoken in my classroom alone Most of my students say that Science is their favorite subject because they love experiments and learning new things. I believe that children are born scientists. They come to my room with a curiosity about things and a desire to discover on their own. I am hoping to encourage this natural love of Science and discovery. My school has very limited science materials, which makes it a challenge to allow the children to experience all of the new concepts we learn. While we can certainly read about concepts we are learning, it is much more interesting to be able to experiment with items that demonstrate them. With this in mind, I am asking for a variety of activity kits to teach about FORCE AND MOTION. These kits would allow the children to take the materials to their desks and, in a group, work with these items to experiment and draw their own conclusions about the things we are learning. The resources I am requesting will allow my students to truly experience science and help to give them a clearer picture of the things we learn.

Mrs. Mclachlan
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT983 - Force & Motion Activity Tub • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 5 $249.75

Materials cost

$249.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$299.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.70

Total project goal

$365.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$365.00

2 Donors

-$344.76

Donations toward project cost

-$300.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.51

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.40

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$0.00

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