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Ms. Teresa from New York NY is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Rock Out in Pre-K!

Help me give my students the opportunity to become small geologists, investigating various rocks, gemstones, and crystals.

  • $271 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is located in Harlem, New York City. There are four Pre-K rooms at this location. Three Pre-K rooms are General Education. One Pre-K Room is a Special Class Integrated Setting (SCIS). I am the Special Educator of this room requesting items to enhance their learning experiences. My students love to explore nature items, wash the babies in water play, pretend with the dollhouse, build in the block center and/or cook breakfast in the dramatic play area.

"Children must be taught how to think, not what to think." -Mead.

My Project

Please help my students to Rock Out!

My Pre-K students are so excited when they go out to the playground and collect 'rocks'.

They typically discover broken blacktop or cement. Nonetheless, as teachers, we are still encouraging when they are excited and joyful about the small treasure they found. This is the motivation for starting this DonorsChoose project, to give my students a real opportunity to look at various rocks, gemstones, and crystals. The classroom would have a great scientific opportunity with these additional learning specimens. Students would become small geologists, gemologists or mineralogists. Thank you in advance, Happy New Year.

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Ms. Teresa
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
INTRODUCTORY CRYSTAL FORM COLL • Ward's Science $34.99 1 $34.99
PYRITE XL GROUP - 2X2-2X3IN. PERU • Ward's Science $29.71 1 $29.71
ZIRCON CRYSTAL 3 8 BRAZIL INCOMPLETE • Ward's Science $20.83 1 $20.83
BISMUTH XL SYNTHETIC 1 • Ward's Science $19.13 1 $19.13
TUMBLED STONES LGE MIXED 7 8 -1 1 4 • Ward's Science $18.66 1 $18.66
TUMBLED STONES MED MIXED 3 4 -1 • Ward's Science $17.81 1 $17.81
CORUNDUM 3 8 RUBY CRYSTAL INDIA • Ward's Science $16.11 1 $16.11
WARDS ESSENTIALS MILKY QUARTZ PK 1 • Ward's Science $2.76 4 $11.04
QUARTZ-ROCK XL SINGLE TERM 1.5-2 XL AR • Ward's Science $10.63 1 $10.63
EPIDOTE XLS FRAG 1 2 -3 4 DK GRN CN • Ward's Science $9.89 1 $9.89
WARDS ESSENTIALS MILKY QUARTZ PK 8 • Ward's Science $8.29 1 $8.29

Materials cost

$197.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$230.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.60

Total project goal

$270.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$270.65

9 Donors

-$266.24

Donations toward project cost

-$230.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.19

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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