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Ms. Parsons from Brooklyn NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ms. Parsons' Best Science Classroom Yet!

My students need a lively classroom that showcases science on every wall! My students need white boards to play trivia games and to brainstorm. My students need a teacher who is prepared for every obstacle!

  • $442 goal

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My Students

Hello! My classroom is located on the 4th floor of a century old building in Brooklyn. My students are full of energy, enthusiasm, and mumble rap lyrics. They are curious and yearn to grasp scientific concepts not only in their minds but in their hands. I remind my students every day that our classroom is a place where we are all united by our common mission as scientists to illuminate and investigate the world around us. Last year's frog dissection produced more science lovers than textbook ever has. Give them something slimy to touch, and all the sudden they are engaged and actively asking the right questions.

My Project

I am a science teacher using an inquiry-based method of instruction that gives students real hands-on experience with science, which means we do labs every week! Labs can get messy and require many resources, but my classroom is currently without many basic supplies. Any donations will help me bring science to life for my 8th graders! These materials will allow me to produce concept review task cards, which help students master difficult concepts easily. These materials will tremendously help me set up a classroom that represents our shared community of learning and discovery. My students are amazing, and as their teacher I need to be equipped with basic materials like tape and especially a laptop podium for presentations, crucial materials I lacked during my first year of teaching.

Ms. Parsons
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dry Erase Board [30pc Classroom Pack] with ClearWipe Coating! Lapboards and 35 Bonus Whiteboard Markers Plus Erasers – 9” x 12” Double Sided Small White Boards for Students, Premium Teacher Supplies • Amazon Business $69.95 1 $69.95
Techni Mobili Adjustable Height Laptop Cart Storage. Color: Woodgrain • Amazon Business $62.45 1 $62.45
Swingline Lamination Starter Kit, Inspire Laminator, Pouches, Trimmer, Mini Hole Punch Included (1701869ECR) • Amazon Business $44.67 1 $44.67
40W/8A 6 USB Surge Protector Tower-JACKYLED 1500J Smart USB Power Strip Fast Charging Max 2.4A/Port 3000W 6.6ft Long Charges Smartphones, Tablets, and Bluetooth Speaker, FireProof for Home Appliances • Amazon Business $37.99 1 $37.99
Learning Resources Magnetic Pocket Chart Squares • Amazon Business $27.19 1 $27.19
United Solutions Organize Your Office OF0046 Snap & Lock File Box in Black-Office Organizer Black File Box Featuring Snap & Lock • Amazon Business $25.00 1 $25.00
Colored Tape - Decorative Writable Masking Tape - Large Rolls - Classroom Decorations, Art Projects For Kids, Holiday Decorations - Bright Colors For Color Coding and Colored Labels • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Aquaponic Fish Tank Aquarium for Betta Fish & Gold Fish with Water Garden Planter Top Lid • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
PowerPins Push Pin Magnets, Fridge Magnets, Assorted Color Magnets Perfect For Home, School, Classroom and Office Magnets, Magnets for Refrigerator Dry Erase Board and Whiteboard Magnets (50) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Hygloss Prod. Self-Adhesive Magnetic Coins • Amazon Business $7.54 1 $7.54
Scotch Permanent Mounting Tape, 1 Inch x 125 Inches • Amazon Business $4.28 1 $4.28

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