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Mrs. Steele from Sunland CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Next Generation Science:Third Grade Weather

My students need books, a weather tracker and weather placemats for our Science Unit about weather.

  • $180 goal

This project expired on May 23, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a neighborhood school with a large special education population, as well as a high ability gifted magnet. My classroom is one of the neighborhood third grade classrooms with students of varying backgrounds. Our school strives for excellence. We believe in educating the entire child and developing well rounded involved citizens. Students come with many different stories to tell as well as being eager to learn. My class of 27 third graders come to school with different learning abilities. We work as a community within our room and within our school.

My Project

According to the Next Generation Science standards third graders should be able to represent data in table and graphical displays to describe typical weather conditions expected during a particular season. These materials will allow the children the opportunity to study weather according to the NGSS. They will be able to conduct experiments with the weather kit. They will have books for resources to do other experiments as well as read about extreme weather. Children will be able to report the weather and have a deeper understanding of what weather really is using these the weather tracker and weather placemats. The more opportunities the students have to practice and put into action a lesson, the more likely they are to retain information as well as be able to retell what they have learned.

Mrs. Steele
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Thames & Kosmos Climate and Weather • Amazon Business $31.39 2 $62.78
Learning Resources Weather Tracker • Amazon Business $26.32 1 $26.32
Painless Learning Weather Placemat • Amazon Business $5.44 4 $21.76

Materials cost

$110.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.14

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$152.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.94

Total project goal

$179.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$179.60

2 Donors

-$134.60

Donations toward project cost

-$114.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.19

match offer

-$45.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$38.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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