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Mrs. Rudnicki Samson from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Picture Perfect STEM

My students need mentor texts, in the form of picture books, to inspire critical thinking and STEM projects that are accessible to all levels of students.

  • $692 goal

This project expired on July 18, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In a neighborhood where violence is an everyday part of life, school becomes so much more than just a place to learn. The students in my classroom recognize the value of an education as a means to a positive future, and, hopefully, someday a safer community as well.

Our students are English Language Learners in an urban neighborhood.

School is their safe haven and a place where they can focus on a positive future. They are eager to learn and take pride in the investment of others in their education.

My Project

This variety of mentor texts will help to teach comprehension skills and inspire STEM projects in the classroom. After reading mentor texts, through the accompanying lessons, students will learn ways to plan and carry out investigations; analyze and interpret data; and construct explanations and design solutions. We will use these resources to inspire projects in which students invent toy cars, learn how scientists track animals, how to reduce plastic pollution, and tackle other real world projects. This series of engaging picture books in conjunction with hands-on projects will help make the projects accessible to all levels of students in our classroom.

Mrs. Rudnicki Samson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Set: Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons, 3-5 and the Picture-Perfect STEM 3-5 Book Collection • National Science Teachers Association $499.95 1 $499.95

Materials cost

$499.95

Vendor shipping charges

$50.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$587.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$103.67

Total project goal

$691.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$691.12

2 Donors

-$691.12

Donations toward project cost

-$587.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$103.67

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$0.00

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