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Mrs. Espinoza from Montclair CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Mystery Science Inquiry Supplies

Help me give my students the supplies they need to complete some amazing science inquiry projects.

  • $496 goal

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My Students

My students from Montclair are part of the AVID program. AVID's goal is to get students college and career ready. We teach and reinforce academic behaviors and higher levels of thinking.

My second graders are kind, thoughtful, and eager to learn.

They enjoy opportunities to learn through hands on experiments as well as getting to use new technologies. They love to discover and learn things through their own personal investigations and research. They can get so excited about a topic, and will continue to do they're own research and make amazing connections. They are team players who will cheer each other on. They love opportunities to collaborate and problem-solve together.

Second graders are a great group of students!

My Project

My class is lucky enough to get to use Mystery Science, a website dedicated to helping keep kids curious. The website guides students through some amazing inquiries. It gets students thinking and asking their own questions about the world and how it works. For my students to fully engage with the website and make the most of these inquiry lessons, they need these supplies to complete the hands-on portion of these investigations.

These supplies will help the students investigate different situations through hands-on experiments.

With these supplies students will investigate the power of water and erosion, animal biodiversity, plant adaptations, and the phases and properties of matter. One experiment students can complete with these supplies is they will build hills out of cornmeal and will use some of these supplies to problem solve the best ways to protect their hills from water erosion.

Mrs. Espinoza
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Conair Hand Held Mirror, Colors May Vary 1 ea • Amazon Business $5.95 7 $41.65
Jelly Belly Trial Size Gourmet Jelly Bean Pack - Case of 80 • Amazon Business $27.00 1 $27.00
Morton Salt Iodized Sea Salt, 26 oz, 2 pk • Amazon Business $11.39 2 $22.78
Small Paper Snack Bags, Durable Kraft Paper Bags, 2 Pound Capacity, Brown, Pack Of 500 Bags • Amazon Business $19.79 1 $19.79
Maxtek 10.4 mm Standard Single Clear CD Jewel Case with Assembled Black Tray, 25 Pack • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Aunt Jemima Yellow Corn meal 2lb (pack of 2) 4lbs total • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Bekith 12 Pack 8 Oz Empty Plastic Spray Bottle with Black Trigger Sprayers - Adjustable Head Sprayer from Fine to Stream - Refillable Sprayer for Water, Kitchen, Bath, Beauty, Hair, and Cleaning • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
TashiBox 8 oz White Hot Drink Paper Cups - 150 Count - Coffee, Tea, Hot Cocoa • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
24 oz. Plastic Deli Food Storage Containers with Airtight Lids [24 Sets] • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
AmazonBasics Ruled Index Cards - 3x5 Inches (10 Packs of 100) • Amazon Business $11.87 1 $11.87
[TashiBox] 3 oz white paper bath cups, 200 count (200) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
ChromaLabel 3/4 inch Color-Code Dot Labels on Sheets | 5 Assorted Colors | 1,200/Variety Pack (Standard) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
L'eggs Women's 10 Pair Everyday Reinforced Toe Knee Highs, Nude, One Size • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Karlash Jumbo Craft Sticks 6" Length (Pack of 200) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Glad Round Disposable Paper Plates for All Occasions | Soak Proof, Cut Proof, Microwaveable Heavy Duty Disposable Plates | 10" Diameter, 50 Count Bulk Paper Plates • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Pennington 100085410 Bare Spot Repair Grass Seed 1 lb. • Amazon Business $8.75 1 $8.75
Ziploc Sandwich Bags, Pack of 150, 6.5 x 5.875-Inch (16.5 cm x 14.9 cm) • Amazon Business $8.41 1 $8.41
Elmer's Tac 'N Stik Reusable Adhesive • Amazon Business $4.04 2 $8.08
OXO Good Grips 2-Cup Angled Measuring Cup • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Generic Sturdy Natural Wood Clothespins 1 3/4"-100/pkg • Amazon Business $7.85 1 $7.85
DSTELIN Mini Binder Clips 3/4-Inch Small Black Paper Clamps for Office Supplies,96-Pack (19mm) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Yalis Push Pins 600 Count, Standard Clear Thumb Tacks Steel Point and Clear Plastic Head • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Chef Craft Thin Bamboo Skewers, 300 Piece • Amazon Business $6.73 1 $6.73
Black Forest Gummy Bears Candy, 1.5-Ounce Bag (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
MontoPack Bamboo Wooden Toothpicks |1000-Piece Large Wood Round Toothpicks in Clear Plastic Storage Box | Sturdy Safe Double Sided Party, Appetizer, Olive, Barbecue, Fruit, Teeth Cleaning Toothpicks. • Amazon Business $6.11 1 $6.11
Dealmed Brand Cotton Balls Non-Sterile Conveniently Packed in Zip-Locked Bag 500 per Bag • Amazon Business $6.09 1 $6.09
Caydo 200 Pcs Random Colors Pipe Cleaners Chenille Stem 6 mm x 12 Inch, Smooth Processing at Both Ends, Safe and Humanized Design • Amazon Business $5.94 1 $5.94
McCormick Ground Cinnamon, 7.12 oz • Amazon Business $5.78 1 $5.78
Avery Removable Writable Rectangular Labels, 1 x 3 Inch, White - 1 (6728) • Amazon Business $4.20 1 $4.20
Reynolds Wrap Aluminum Foil - 75 Square Feet • Amazon Business $3.98 1 $3.98
Ziploc Storage Bags Gallon • Amazon Business $3.59 1 $3.59
Norpro Cotton Twine • Amazon Business $3.43 1 $3.43
Universal Medium Binder Clips, Steel Wire, 5/8" Cap., 1-1/4" Wide-Black/Silver, 12 ct • Amazon Business $2.99 1 $2.99
Seeds of Change Certified Organic Cherry Belle Radish • Amazon Business $2.23 1 $2.23

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