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Mrs. G. from Baltimore MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Public Service Announcement: Natural Disasters

My students need a series of different books to research natural disasters.

  • $386 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach 7th grade math and science at a low-income public charter school. We serve 150 students in grade 6-8 through project-based learning that is created to meet the needs of all students.

Most schools have libraries for students to access different books on a variety of topics! Unfortunately at our school we do not have a school library so accessing nonfiction books while in school is very difficult for students.

My students need a series of different books on natural disasters in order to conduct research. In order for students to learn more about weather and climate my students will be creating public service announcements about natural disasters that will be videotaped and viewed by students and families.

By donating to my project you will make it possible for my students to access nonfiction books while completing a hands on project to meet their interests.

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

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This project will reach 51 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tsunamis and Other Natural Disasters: A Nonfiction Companion to High Tide in Hawaii Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce, Salvatore Murdocca (Illustrator), Sal Murdocca (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Avalanche and Landslide Alert! (Disaster Alert! Series) Vanessa Walker, Amanda Bishop • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05
Avalanches Michael Woods, Mary B. Woods • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05
Danger! Earthquake, Vol. 2 Seymour Simon, Chronicle Books • Barnes and Noble $3.55 1 $3.55
Earthquakes Seymour Simon • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Earthquakes Franklyn M. Branley, Megan Lloyd (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Time for Kids: Earthquakes! Editors Of Time For Kids, With Barbara Collier • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
DK Readers: Volcanoes and Other Natural Disasters (Level 4: Proficient Readers) Harriet Griffey, Dk • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
EB 2010 ULTIMATE DVD • Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. $39.95 1 $39.95
Weather and Climate • Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. $29.95 1 $29.95
Volcanoes and Earthquakes • Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. $29.95 1 $29.95
Earth's Environment • Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. $9.95 1 $9.95
Weather (Eye Wonder Series) DK Publishing, Lorrie Mack (Editor), Manufactured by Dorling Kindersley Publishing • Barnes and Noble $8.79 1 $8.79
What Will the Weather Be Pb Lynda Dewitt, Carolyn Croll (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Judi Barrett, Ron Barrett (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Weather Seymour Simon • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Time For Kids: Storms! Editors Of Time For Kids, Leslie Dickstein • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Freaky Facts about Natural Disasters Sarah Fecher, Clare Oliver, Jill Anderson (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05
I'll Know What to Do: A Kid's Guide to Natural Disasters Bonnie S. Mark, Michael D. Chesworth (Illustrator), Aviva Layton • Barnes and Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
Natural Disasters: Hurricanes, Tsunamis & Other Destructive Forces Andrew Langley • Barnes and Noble $8.09 1 $8.09
Hurricane and Tornado (Eyewitness Books Series) Jack Challoner, Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff • Barnes and Noble $17.99 1 $17.99
Natural Disasters (DK Eyewitness Books Series) Claire Watts, Trevor Day • Barnes and Noble $14.39 1 $14.39
Time For Kids: Volcanoes! Editors Of Time For Kids, Jeremy Caplan (Editor), With Jeremy Caplan, Manufactured by Time for Kids • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
The Magic School Bus Blows Its Top: A Book about Volcanoes Gail Herman, Joanna Cole • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Volcanoes! Mountains of Fire: A Step 3 Book (Step into Reading) Arnold • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Tsunami Alert! Niki Walker • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05
Tsunamis (Natural Disaster Series) Jil Fine, Jil Fine (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Tsunamis Chana Stiefel • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Avalanches and Mudslides Rob Shone • Barnes and Noble $12.64 1 $12.64

Materials cost

$284.58

Vendor shipping charges

$3.84

State sales tax

$14.23

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$315.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.35

Total project goal

$385.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$385.27

4 Donors

-$198.00

Donations toward project cost

-$162.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.64

match offer

-$187.27

Match offer toward project cost

-$153.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.71

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