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Ms. Lyday from Kearns UT is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Safe and Fun Science Learning!

Help me give my students fossils and animal models for hands-on learning!

  • $996 goal

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My Students

Our fourth grade is full of wonderful students every year who are so excited to come to school! These fourth graders are always excited to learn, excited to collaborate with each other, and excited to spend time together. They love to talk, make us all laugh, and be leaders in our school.

We are a Title I school where the majority of our students receive free and reduced lunch, parents work multiple jobs, many are single parents, and where the students are not only learning academics from us but are learning how to be great people.

These students deserve the best education possible and the global pandemic has increased major gaps in their education which we are working hard to minimize.

My Project

Due to the pandemic that hit, many students have fallen behind in all subject areas. Science especially has been tough for students to truly grasp through online learning. Our fourth-grade students will be able to explore the structure & functions of plants & animals.

They will be able to explore fossils, all in a safe & sanitized way.

I want my students to have lots of experience with models, images, and be able to get their hands on some science, safely of course.

With cleaning supplies that are desperately needed in the classroom, students from 4 fourth-grade classrooms will be able to explore fossils, astronomy, animal, and plants as well as circuits! Our students deserve true exploration & collaboration!

Ms. Lyday
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 100 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
EISCO Sun, Earth, and Moon Orbital Model • Frey Scientific $170.54 1 $170.54
Germ-X Hand Sanitizer, Original, 32 Fl. Oz (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $26.78 3 $80.34
Clorox 30112 Disinfecting Wipe, Fresh/Lemon Fresh Scent (525 Count) • Amazon Business $34.28 2 $68.56
Amazon Basics Multipurpose Copy Printer Paper - White, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 8 Ream Case (4,000 Sheets) • Amazon Business $32.10 2 $64.20
NeoSCI Fossil Interpretation Lab Investigation • Frey Scientific $61.79 1 $61.79
NeoSCI Diversity of Life Fossil Replica Set • Frey Scientific $50.24 1 $50.24
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Marker | Chisel Tip Markers | Whiteboard Markers, Black, 36 Count • Amazon Business $16.28 3 $48.84
HH580 - Mammals Specimen Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.99 1 $36.99
HH584 - Reptiles Specimen Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.99 1 $36.99
HH582 - Birds Specimen Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.99 1 $36.99
Cardinal Economy 3-Ring Binders, 1", Round Rings, Holds 225 Sheets, ClearVue Presentation View, Non-Stick, White, Carton of 12 (90621) • Amazon Business $25.24 1 $25.24
Learning Resources Cross-Section Flower Model • Frey Scientific $19.42 1 $19.42
Transparent Tape Refills for Dispenser 12 Rolls 0.7 Inches • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Geoscience General Fossil Collection, Set of 15 • Frey Scientific $16.19 1 $16.19
Amazon Basics Woodcased #2 Pencils, Pre-sharpened, HB Lead - Box of 150, Bulk Box • Amazon Business $12.18 1 $12.18
Mr. Pen Pencil Top Erasers, Cap Erasers, 120 Pack • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Magid Glove & Safety 500 PCS Disposable Latex Free Plastic Food Prep Glove - One Size Fits Most | Food Handling BPA Free ComfortFlex Clear Polyethylene Gloves (500 Gloves) (H98) • Amazon Business $8.05 1 $8.05

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