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Mrs. Summers from San Diego CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Science Center

My students need various science activities, such as Rocks and Soil Tub and Library, to explore rocks and strengthen their knowledge of our first Earth Science Unit.

  • $336 goal

This project expired on January 29, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Let's rock! I mean we desperately need a space and activities to explore our first science unit - Rocks!

I teach in a Title One (low socio-economic) school in southeast San Diego.

I teach second graders who are eager to learn. Unfortunately, most are low in reading and math. This is our main focus in our classroom - and takes the most time. Yet,one of their favorite parts of the day is science. My students love it and I wish I could do more teaching of it. We even have a science school across the street, but none of my students spend time there because it is too costly and the school won't provide scholarships to the community.

My Project

Here's where you come in... with your donation we can incorporate a science center into our classroom. Each child would spend an extra hour a week discovering our first unit - ROCKS! These activities promote scientific standards and inquiry. My students will also complete these science activities while strengthening their reading and math skills as well.

Your generosity will provide needy students with the opportunity to explore through science as well as create a life-long curiosity about their world.

Your donation will also inspire and motivate my students by showing that you believe in their education as much as I do.

Mrs. Summers
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF882 - Earth Science Discovery Box • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
GS313 - Science File Folder Game Library - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
FF391 - Elementary Science Instant Learning Center - Rocks • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
HH110 - Rocks/Minerals Pocket Chart Kit • Lakeshore Learning $10.95 1 $10.95
FF982 - Rocks & Soil Activity Tub - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
GG862 - Rocks & Soil Book Library - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $30.50 1 $30.50

Materials cost

$226.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$285.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.35

Total project goal

$335.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$335.69

3 Donors

-$154.62

Donations toward project cost

-$142.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.94

match offer

-$167.84

Match offer toward project cost

-$142.66

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.18

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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