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Ms. Shotwell from Dallas TX is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Science Fun in a Tub

My students need 6 hands-on science tubs to enhance their science lessons.

  • $460 goal

This project expired on January 5, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

What was science like for you in school? Many of us learned through books and that was it, but my students learn best through hands on experiences.

I teach second grade in an urban Texas school.

The majority of my students come from single parent and/or low income households. My students are curious and excited about school. I try to make it as interesting as possible. Science is an academic area my school, as a whole, struggles with. As a second teacher, I am building my students academic foundation. We need more hands on science activities that encourage exploration and get the students excited about science.

My Project

This project includes six tubs that will enhance my students' learning. The tubs include the following topics: rocks and soil, weather, force and motion, matter, plants, and animals. I chose these tubs because they align with the my class curriculum. Each of these tubs will allow me to set up 4 to 6 hands on activities per topic.

As I stated before, my students learn best through hands on activities.

By funding this project, you are investing in the future of my students. Who knows, you may be helping create a spark that leads to love for science and even a future doctor, nurse or scientist.

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

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF987 - Animals Activity Tub - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
FF983 - Weather Activity Tub - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
FF984 - Force & Motion Activity Tub - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
FF986 - Plants Activity Tub - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
FF982 - Rocks & Soil Activity Tub - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
FF988 - Matter Activity Tub - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95

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