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Ms. Bove from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Room 9 the Science Guys (and Gals)

Help me give my students new science items like the discovery tubes and file folder games are some of the items the children helped me pick out.

  • $389 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is made up of wonderfully unique children who come from low-income and at-risk families. All of the children have one content area that they really gravitate towards. I want to enhance their love and desire to learn more about these areas. Each child has a different background and family life. I hope to teach them about different cultures and acceptance.

At this age children learn through everything they do even through (what adults would consider) failure they learn.

Thomas Edison said "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." Children learn most through play even though they are unaware they are learning.

My Project

We are looking to boost the quality and quantity of the items in our science area. The children love different themed file folder games. We just completed units on colors and light where we learned about prisms. The children would love to have a set of prisms that are safe for them to use while they play. The discovery tubes let them explore gravity, currents, mixing and separating items.

We love to be scientists in Room 9 and these items will allow us to explore more themes.

We love discovering how to use new tools, mixing items to create reactions, and observing new changes. Science is so important please help need encourage my students' natural love for learning.

Ms. Bove
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LM615 - Lakeshore Liquid Discovery Tubes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
PP570X - Early Science File Folder Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC735 - Lakeshore Color Discovery Tubes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
FS326 - Super-Safe Prisms - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
HH618 - Pull & Reveal Animal Skeleton Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LA446 - Super-Safe Eyedroppers - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.99 1 $5.99

Materials cost

$295.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$330.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.30

Total project goal

$388.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$388.68

8 Donors

-$195.00

Donations toward project cost

-$165.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.25

match offer

-$193.68

Match offer toward project cost

-$164.63

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.05

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$0.00

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