You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.


Ms. Murray from Central Falls RI is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Physics and Creativity go Hand in Hand!

My students need large poster paper, construction paper and glue sticks for making cool science posters.

  • $206 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students learn science much better if they can do a fun project such as a poster to help them learn.

My students are typical urban high school students.

They are interested in learning skills that will help them in college and the workplace. They are particularly eager to learn physics concepts that apply to the world around them and get very enthused when we tie class materials into things they are interested in such as cooking, music, cars, art and space. My students love to actually "do" science and learn best by hands-on activities where they are actually involved in manipulating the various variables we are dealing with. They are very creative and would rather do a fancy poster about a concept than write about it.

My Project

My class will use the paper and glue sticks I have requested to do poster projects on the physics concepts that we are learning in class. I hope to have them do one on waves, light and the electromagnetic spectrum before the end of the year. Besides learning about physics they will be learning about how to make a professional presentation. Hopefully they will also be learning something about themselves such as what a great project they can put together if they have the materials and spend the time.

By having the materials to make professional looking posters my students will be better able to express what they are learning about physics concepts, and they will also learn about making professional-looking presentations.

Read More
Ms. Murray
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Murray is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rainbow Newsprint Assortment - 500-Sheet Reams, 18" x 24" • Nasco $34.25 2 $68.50
Tru-Ray® Fade-Resistant Construction Paper - Assorted Colors, 24" x 36" • Nasco $16.95 2 $33.90
Roselle Sulphite Construction Paper - 500, 9" x 12" Sheets - Assorted Colors • Nasco $17.95 1 $17.95
Economy Small Washable Glue Stick Class Set - White • Nasco $9.05 1 $9.05

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


2 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Central Falls","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1096432],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"RI","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":1223335,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":150,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Murray","authorIds":{"1096432":{"owner":"Ms. Murray","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[1223335],"proposalHash":"-712419717","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":269674,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MTA5NjQzMg==","MjMyNjYzMg==","MjE5NDM1OQ=="],"teacherId":1096432,"schoolCounty":"Providence","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"RI","name":"Rhode Island"}}