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Mrs. Bailey from Las Vegas NV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading About Science

Help me give my students a bigger classroom library with various science books and texts!

  • $358 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are resourceful, creative, and full of questions about life and the world around them! They absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think outside the box to find solutions! They love learning new things in science that help explain the world around them.

Thomas O'Roarke Elementary School is a 5 star school (best rating you can get in Nevada) which is amazing.

This high performing school is great but that means they don’t get any extra funding from the district because they can already perform so more than ever teachers buy things themselves. The school is in the northwest of Las Vegas and has over 800 students. I will be teaching science to the entire 5th grade (departmentalized) so that our students leave our school with the solid foundation they need to be successful in middle school!

Each child is special and has so much to offer the world. I want to help inspire them to go for everything they desire and never settle for less than the best.

My Project

The more students read, the more they grow as a learner. How many books are students reading that are science related or non-fiction? I want to grow my classroom library to help my students learn new things and discover facts about the world around them.

Going through my classroom library, I noticed non-fiction science based books were lacking and I teach 5th grade science and social studies!

I want to build up my library one book at a time to help all my students. Almost every science lesson has a hands on lesson that goes with it but everyone seems to forget there is a great book you could read too! And 5th grade is not too old to be reading picture books!

Mrs. Bailey
Grades 3-5

This project will reach 160 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Caves • AKJ Education $19.42 1 $19.42
The Moon • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
The Sun Is Also a Star • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Mae Among the Stars • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Ada Twist, Scientist • AKJ Education $13.10 1 $13.10
Our Footprint on Earth • AKJ Education $7.99 1 $7.99
Clean Energy • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Landforms • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Life and Non-Life in an Ecosystem • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
How Do Scientists Explore Space? • AKJ Education $6.93 1 $6.93
What Do Living Things Need? • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
On Earth • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Stars • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Volcano • AKJ Education $6.06 1 $6.06
Solar Energy • AKJ Education $6.02 1 $6.02
The Sun • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Can You Count to a Googol? • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Galaxies • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Oceans • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Earthquakes • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Great Kapok Tree • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Magic School Bus Inside The Earth • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Moon Seems to Change • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Magic School Bus Lost In The Solar System • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Worms • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Black Holes • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
National Geographic Readers: Planets • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
National Geographic Readers: Mummies • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Is There Life in Outer Space? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Gravity Is a Mystery • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Weather Emergent • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Water • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
How Plants Grow • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Looking at Maps and Globes • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Cloudy • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
National Geographic Readers: Storms! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Volcanoes • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Living Green • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75

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