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Mrs. Durr from Springfield IL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

No Bones About It! We Need a Skeleton!

My students need a disarticulated skeleton for some hands on learning!

  • $317 goal

This project expired on May 23, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are unique, gifted in their own ways, and in need of a champion. I teach around 300 7th grade students a year. My students are a mixture of socioeconomic levels, but with these different levels, come different struggles.

I strive to teach my students, using methods that are both creative and engaging so my students can find their own way to their success.

When learning is engaging to the whole child, students thrive, not just in my classroom, but in life.

My students don't always have the support at home that is needed to be successful in today's competitive learning environments. Teaching them their own power and problem solving skills is the best way for my students to succeed.

My Project

My students are in need of a disarticulated skeleton as well as a skeletal model of a foot so they can take a more "hands on" approach to exploring new information about the skeletal system. The ability to show my students what a bone looks like, allows them to create a more concrete understanding, turning learning into something real.

Your donations will help create an engaging, challenging lesson for our current students as well as future students in years to come.

Resources like the disarticulated skeleton as well as the magnetic foot model will give my students a total learning experience, improve their capacity for critical thinking, and have fun doing it. The washi tape and storage containers provide resources to label and store the bones to ensure many years of students to come will also benefit from your immense generosity.

Mrs. Durr
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 300 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Vision Scientific VAS220-A Full Size Disarticulated Human Skeleton (21.1" x 15.2" x 8.3") • Amazon Business $125.00 1 $125.00
Wellden Medical Anatomical Foot Skeleton Model,disarticulated and Assembled By Magnets, Life Size • Amazon Business $69.00 1 $69.00
Sterilite 19658604 Deep Clip Box, Clear with Blue Aquarium Latches, 4-Pack • Amazon Business $28.25 1 $28.25
MT Washi Masking Tapes, Set of 10, Bright Colors (MT10P003) • Amazon Business $13.20 1 $13.20

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