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Mrs. Scaggs from Wilkes Barre PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Science in Motion

My students need to have access to science discovery sets so they have the materials they need to learn about science.

  • $786 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. I am looking to encourage them to have a love of learning for math and close that gap necessary for them to become successful learners in math. Right now I am attempting to encourage strong math skills with little to no math supplies. My students have shown an passion to learn about math. They say that one of the determining factors in children graduating high school are strong math skills and I want to start that now.

Science can spark in kids' minds that they, too, can help solve the world's big problems.Science is an important part of the curriculum but we need materials to foster the love of science.

Science also teaches kids about life and how to communicate with others.

My Project

Students will begin to communicate with each other through the use of the Science Discovery kits where they will be able to have hands on learning to learn about growing and other topics relevant to their lives. They will be able to develop their five senses more clear with the use of the shake and listen or touch and feel tubes.

Science is simply an extension of the children's world and we need to give them the tools to investigate to foster their natural curiosity.

Students can use the tools included in the kit to learn about their environment around them.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD128 - Science Discovery Chest • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
HH225X - Can Do! Science Discovery Kits - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
FF947 - Community & Careers Theme Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
FF966 - Seasons & Weather Theme Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
FF922 - All About Me Theme Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
FF937 - Transportation Theme Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
HH506 - What’s the Sound? Mystery Capsules • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
HH509 - Touch & Feel Mystery Capsules • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$627.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$667.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$117.77

Total project goal

$785.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$785.13

9 Donors

-$392.56

Donations toward project cost

-$333.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.88

match offer

-$392.56

Match offer toward project cost

-$333.68

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.88

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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