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Mrs. Hughes from Indianapolis IN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Galaxy and Beyond

Help me give my students a planetarium projector and five blue light shades.

  • $438 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are scholars who love learning. Most of my students come from very marginalized circumstances and need so much more than an academic education. We work together to grow, build relationships, and nurture each other to be the best we can be every day!

The Hughes' Super Crew is a dynamic group of people who are training to be life long learners.

The majority of the students here are Title I, which means most have free lunch. Many of my children come to school hungry and with clothes that do not fit properly.

My Project

Our children will be able to learn firsthand about our galaxy by watching a simulation of the changing nighttime sky over the course of an entire school year~ all during the day light hours! With this constellation simulator, we will be able to see how Earth is in rotation and revolution. We will be able to see how our seasons change right along with the placement of the constellations within our galaxy. Also, with the shades for fluorescent lighting, we will be able to minimize glare and create more focus for students with light sensitivity. Your help with this will greatly impact our classroom.

Mrs. Hughes
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 29 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
COZY SHADE 24'' X 54'' BLUE PACK OF 4 • School Specialty $34.07 5 $170.35
Homestar Planetarium • The Grommet $149.95 1 $149.95

Materials cost

$320.30

Vendor shipping charges

$17.04

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$372.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.67

Total project goal

$437.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$437.81

3 Donors

-$218.90

Donations toward project cost

-$186.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.83

match offer

-$218.91

Match offer toward project cost

-$186.07

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.84

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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