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Ms. Keim from Atlanta GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Rocks, Paper, Learn!

My students need books and hands on science experiences to learn about the world.

  • $183 goal

This project expired on November 2, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a new charter school entering our fifth year. We focus on classical education to provide a firm foundation for their education. Since we are just beginning school, we are still collecting supplies to help the students learn to read and explore the world.

In early elementary, the main focus is on learning to read.

I have wonderful students who are eager to learn, and I hope I can open the door to the wonderful world of literature throughout life.

My Project

The hands-on fossils, rocks, and shark teeth will let my class explore science hands-on. They will be able to see and feel these natural elements which will spark their curiosity and lead to discovery. I hope to make a science table in my room with objects like these for the kids to gain some tactile knowledge.

The books will teach my first grade class about the world.

They will model behavior to teach character. The books will also help them learn about science and history through stories. Hopefully these lessons will stay with them all of their lives.

Ms. Keim
Grades PreK-2

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BEST Rock Collection with 3 lbs of Gems, Minerals, Fossils including a Megalodon Shark Tooth, 2 large Geodes and about 100 gems, minerals and fossils. • Amazon Business $38.95 1 $38.95
Agate Light Table Slices (set of 12) • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Ants in Your Pants, Worms in Your Plants!: (Gilbert Goes Green) • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
Paleontology: The Study of Prehistoric Life (True Books: Earth Science (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $6.60 1 $6.60
Place Value • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Bags of shark teeth mix • Amazon Business $6.25 1 $6.25
No More Pencils, No More Books, No More Teacher's Dirty Looks! (Gilbert) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Last Day Blues (Mrs. Hartwells classroom adventures) • Amazon Business $5.70 1 $5.70
First Day Jitters (Mrs. Hartwells classroom adventures) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Digging Up Dinosaurs (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $4.65 1 $4.65
Curious About Fossils (Smithsonian) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
Brand-new Pencils, Brand-new Books (Gilbert and Friends (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61
George Washington: The First President (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
My First Biography: Martin Luther King, Jr. • Amazon Business $2.28 1 $2.28

Materials cost

$115.71

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.98

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$155.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.43

Total project goal

$182.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$182.86

3 Donors

-$116.43

Donations toward project cost

-$98.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.46

match offer

-$66.42

Match offer toward project cost

-$56.46

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.96

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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