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Mr. Starling from Fayetteville NC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Science Education: Making Learning a Priority

My students need 24 dropper vials, periodic table charts, environmental science activity book, streak plates in black and glass, energy book, flip charts in science topic

  • $451 goal

This project expired on October 6, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

A typical day in Honors Earth/Environmental Science is fast paced to say the least. I have students sharing books to help each other, watching videos to gain as much knowledge as they can, and then everyone is trying to learn about our universe by looking at pictures, just plain old pictures.

My class is a diverse group of young adults.

Our school is a high poverty school and my goal by the end of the year is to provide these students with the needed education they desire. My biggest challenge is getting the materials they need to learn in this class. These students are seniors for the most part, so they are so eager to learn and I am eager to provide them with every opportunity that I can. These students would do anything to learn more about the human body, yet all I can provide them are videos and pictures.

My Project

These resources would give my students the ability to use streak and glass plates for testing rocks and minerals, flip charts to help reinforce the different topics we cover in their study groups, periodic tables to help learn the elements, earth science posters for our classroom to keep the topic fresh in their minds and environmental and alternative energy lab books to bring new labs to the classroom, so that my students will be successful and master the objectives. This allows the students to get the full experience that currently they only get out of a textbook or website. Today's learning is very much technology inclined, yet some objectives still are better hands-on such as viewing the different organs and tissues after we have studied them.

Donations to this project can only increase the students learning and mastering the objectives.

Sparking an interest in science that they will care with them for a life time is the ultimate goal. These resources for this project not only will touch students' lives this year, but for years to come, as they can be used for many years and shared between the different classes. So the learning is unlimited!!!

Mr. Starling
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dropper Vials Glass Screw-Cap 1 oz Pack of 12 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $24.51 2 $49.02
BOOK ENVIRONMENT SCIENCE ACTIVTY • Frey Scientific $36.44 1 $36.44
Curriculum Mastery Human Body Flip Chart • Carolina Biological Supply Company $34.15 1 $34.15
FLIP CHART BIOMES • Frey Scientific $32.36 1 $32.36
FLIP CHART GENETICS AND HEREDITY • Frey Scientific $32.36 1 $32.36
FLIP CHART MS EARTH SCIENCE CURRICULUM MAS • Frey Scientific $32.36 1 $32.36
POSTER ECOSYS FOOD CHAINS/WEBS 23X35'' LAM • Frey Scientific $17.96 1 $17.96
BOOK USING STEM TO INV ISSUES ALT ENERGY • Frey Scientific $13.49 1 $13.49
FREY NOTEBOOK PERIODIC CHART - 50 PER PAD • Frey Scientific $11.66 1 $11.66
PLATES GLASS 1X2X.25 IN PACK OF 10 • Frey Scientific $9.99 1 $9.99
POSTER CLOUD A GUIDE TO SKIES ROLLED • Frey Scientific $8.39 1 $8.39
POSTER WORLDWIDE WEATHER • Frey Scientific $7.25 1 $7.25
STREAK PLATE BLACK 1'' X 2'' PACK OF 10 • Frey Scientific $6.71 1 $6.71

Materials cost

$292.14

Vendor shipping charges

$33.40

State sales tax

$22.79

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$382.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.54

Total project goal

$450.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$450.25

1 Donor

-$382.71

Donations toward project cost

-$382.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$67.54

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$0.00

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