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Mrs. Cheshire from West Valley City UT is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Science and Math

Help me give my students the knowledge of weather and explore the world around them.

  • $284 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are eager to learn and love to get their hands dirty. We love to explore as a class. Learning is fun. Students need to be able to learn in an environment that will teach them. In an environment of learning is a project with the ability to explore while learning and help student explore and learn. I want them to feel successful in school and learn to love the journey of education. It is so fun to see their faces when they figure out the assignment through exploration and connect all the information. We are integrating reading, science, and math. It is so great to see them talk about learning and how much fun it is to be in school.

My students are from low income or homeless backgrounds and don't get many opportunities for exploring or trying new things, this will allow them to do both.

My Project

We will be using the scientific method to explore the weather and water cycle. Why does the weather change? What effect does it have on the earth? (hence the candy bars, they really hate watching it go to waste as they say). The candy will be used to demonstrate erosion, weathering, storms and many math problems like graphs. The weather portion of the project include questions like - Why do we have weather and temperature changes? Why do we have storms (the weather visual globe will be used for this activity)? My students will become meteorologists in the classroom by using these and other tools. The weather globe will allow them to see the changes that happen and the patterned in a storm. We will be monitoring the temperatures outside.

This will provide visual and hands-on practice for them can see, learn and understand the weather and the atmosphere around them.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AcuRite 00795A2 Galileo Thermometer with Glass Globe Barometer • Amazon Business $26.34 1 $26.34
3 MUSKETEERS Chocolate Singles Size Candy Bars 1.92-Ounce Bar 36-Count Box • Amazon Business $23.69 1 $23.69
HERSHEY'S Cookies 'n' Creme Candy Bar, 1.55 Ounce (Pack of 36) • Amazon Business $23.39 1 $23.39
Twix Cookie Bars, Caramel Milk Chocolate, 1.79-Ounce Packages (Pack of 36) • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
KIT KAT Chocolate Candy Bars (Pack of 36) • Amazon Business $20.49 1 $20.49
MILKY WAY Milk Chocolate Singles Size Candy Bars 1.84-Ounce 36-Count Box • Amazon Business $19.69 1 $19.69
REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups, Halloween Candy, Chocolate Candy, 1.5 Ounce (Pack of 36) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Anemometer, Digital LCD Wind Speed Meter Gauge Air Flow Velocity Thermometer Measuring Device with Backlight for Windsurfing, Sailing, Kite Flying, Surfing Fishing Etc. (Mini Anemometer) (Yellow) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Pawaca Storm Glass-Creative Stylish Globe Crystal Home Office Decors Birthday Gifts Storm Weather Glass Forecaster Barometer with Original Wood Base • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
AcuRite 00613 Humidity Monitor with Indoor Thermometer, Digital Hygrometer and Humidity Gauge Indicator • Amazon Business $11.22 1 $11.22
AirHeads Bars, Chewy Fruit Candy, Variety Pack, Non Melting, 60 Count (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $7.45 1 $7.45

Materials cost

$208.22

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$241.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.59

Total project goal

$283.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$283.93

1 Donor

-$241.34

Donations toward project cost

-$241.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$42.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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