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Mrs. Wardell from Clearfield UT is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Rock On With... Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils!

My students need hands on samples of rocks and minerals.

  • $820 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach in a Title I school, where most of my students live in poverty and have very little in their lives.

My students have very little experience with science. This year when we studied rocks and minerals their world opened up. Unfortunately, I did not have enough samples for them to experiment with. They love hands-on activities, but with the limited time I have to spend on science I could not make this activity hands-on for everyone. They were so disappointed that some of them gave up their recess to experiment with the supplies I had and it still was not enough.

This is my first year of teaching, and my supplies and resources are limited. If I am able to get this project funded, the students in my class and in my grade level will get the opportunity to experience the rocks and minerals and understand the rock cycle, fossils, and minerals and how they are all connected.

You can make a HUGE difference in the lives of my students. It will help them learn to make a difference in the world. They need your help. I can guarantee they are worth it, and your donations will be well used and loved!

Mrs. Wardell
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
MINERAL ID STARTER SET • Sargent-Welch $45.00 1 $45.00
LARGE SPECIMEN-FOSSIL COLLECTN • Sargent-Welch $35.55 6 $213.30
EARTH SCIENCE COLLECTION 75/ST • Sargent-Welch $53.96 6 $323.76

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