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Mrs. Vire from Clarksville AR is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Science in Action

My Science students need 15 assorted materials, including 6 Basic Fossil Kits, Density Columns, gloves, paint, glue, soap and batteries.

  • $724 goal

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I teach sixth grade science and reading. We are a rural school with many of our students on free and reduced lunch.

We do not have any museums or resources close to our community that would expose our students to science. By bringing science into the classroom, doors are opened for students who might not otherwise get the experience. My students need science materials for hands on experiences in sixth grade.

Through physical science activities, students will be making polymers and demonstrating electrical energy. Density columns will be used to show the separation of liquids provided in the kit. Life science activities include examining nature. One such activity will be using the Glo Germ kit to demonstrate the passing of germs from one person to another. We will dissect eyes and hearts, so we will need gloves to protect our students' hands. Earth science activities will begin by classifying basic fossils and making salt dough models of landforms and painting them.

You will make it possible for my students to learn science through memorable activities. Many students are intimidated by science. By using hands-on activities, students will see science as attainable for everyone.

Mrs. Vire
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Glo Germ Liquid • Carolina Biological Supply Company $15.26 2 $30.52
KIT - BASIC FOSSIL • Sargent-Welch $8.33 6 $49.98
Gloves Latex Exam Medium Box of 100 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $5.85 4 $23.40
PRANG LIQUID TEMPERA PAINTS 16 0Z. PLASTIC DISPENSER BOTTLE -- Prang Liquid Tempera Paint; White • Quill $3.59 1 $3.59
16OZ WASHABLE TEMPERA PAINT -- Elmer's 16-oz. Washable Tempera Paints; Red • Quill $2.06 1 $2.06
SCHOLAR DENSITY COLUMN • Sargent-Welch $32.85 6 $197.10
16OZ WASHABLE TEMPERA PAINT -- Elmer's 16-oz. Washable Tempera Paints; Green • Quill $2.06 1 $2.06
16OZ WASHABLE TEMPERA PAINT -- Elmer's 16-oz. Washable Tempera Paints; Black • Quill $2.06 1 $2.06
ZIPLOC QUART STORAGE BAGS -- Ziploc Commercial Resealable Bags; 1qt. • Quill $44.99 1 $44.99
ZIPLOC 1-GALLON FREEZER BAGS -- Ziploc One-Gallon Freezer Bags • Quill $44.99 1 $44.99
DURACELL COPPERTOP D BATTERIES 8-PK -- Duracell Alkaline "D" Batteries; 8/Pack Recloseable • Quill $12.46 2 $24.92
Food Coloring 4 Color Set • Carolina Biological Supply Company $4.73 4 $18.92
PRAIRIEWARE MED-HVY WHITE KNIVES, 100/BOX -- Prairieware White Cutlery; Knives • Quill $4.76 2 $9.52
BORAXO HAND SOAP, WHITE -- Boraxo Powdered Hand Soap; Original • Quill $9.44 1 $9.44
GLUE PUMP -- Elmer's Glue Pump • Quill $17.00 2 $34.00

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