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

Science Resources

My students need a variety of 12 animal fact books, solar system books, and DVDs about our universe and nature.

  • $309 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Science rocks! Science is super! We love science! Yes, that is how all kids feel at the age of 8 and 9. I don't why, but it is the greatest thing ever! I love science, but then I'm one of those crazy individuals that just does. It's different with kids though. You can't imagine the excitement that shows all over there little faces when they discover something new about an animal, the solar system, or as simple as everyday weather. Science is so important, but unfortunately at the elementary age we just don't seem to encourage it as much as at the middle and high school age. Since I love it, I try to provide extra science resources to keep my students up to date and the interest flowing. My students need a few new resources to keep science alive in our classroom. They would love some new books about animals and the solar system, and the whole class would go crazy for National Geographic DVDs.

Ms. Obst
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Why?: The Best Ever Question and Answer Book about Nature, Science, and the World around You Catherine Ripley, Scot Ritchie (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $15.96 1 $15.96
DK First Animal Encyclopedia DK Publishing • Barnes and Noble $13.59 1 $13.59
National Geographic Encyclopedia of Animals National Geographic, George McKay • Barnes and Noble $19.96 1 $19.96
Solar System Gregory L. Vogt • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
The Planets in Our Solar System Franklyn M. Branley, Kevin O'Malley (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Animals (Flash Kids Flash Cards) Flash Kids Editors • Barnes and Noble $2.65 1 $2.65
National Geographic: Nature Collection • Barnes and Noble $62.99 1 $62.99
Solar System (FlashCharts) Flash Kids Editors • Barnes and Noble $3.55 1 $3.55
Our Solar System Seymour Simon • Barnes and Noble $15.99 1 $15.99
Habitats, Vol. 7 Jo Ellen Moor, Jo Ellen Moore, Marilyn Evans (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $11.69 1 $11.69
Universe: Collector's Set • Barnes and Noble $49.99 1 $49.99
First Space Encyclopedia DK Publishing, Caroline Bingham (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $13.59 1 $13.59

Materials cost

$218.94

Vendor shipping charges

$21.89

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$253.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.56

Total project goal

$308.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$308.67

6 Donors

-$154.33

Donations toward project cost

-$126.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.78

match offer

-$154.34

Match offer toward project cost

-$126.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.78

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$0.00

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