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Ms. Shortie from Cordova TN is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Scientist on a Mission

Help me give my students the resources (metal tins, safety glasses, and plastic bowls) needed to explore and engage in inquiry lessons that will assist them in becoming productive scientists.

  • $219 goal

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Celebrating Black History Month

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Students

The students that I teach are at a Title I school. They are eager to learn and highly enjoy engaging in i-Ready (an online source for Reading and Math). They also enjoy being engaged in activities that are hands-on as a means of providing an alternative way of reaching all learners. Science lessons require students to complete inquiry activities that provide more knowledge about the standards and objectives students must learn.

The inquiry activities completed allow students to be actively engaged in lessons that spark their immediate interest.

My Project

These materials (metal tins, safety glasses, plastic bowls, marbles, and paper cups) will assist my students in engaging in inquiry activities that will expand the students' learning in science. With the number of materials requested students will be able to engage in smaller groups to explore. Students will be able to engage in hands-on activities that will create academic conversations that stretch beyond their imaginations. Each week the resources used to complete inquiry activities will assist the students in learning and being more engaged in science skills that will support their learning and spark their interest and love of science.

Ms. Shortie
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
8-Ounce Round Metal Tins (12-Pack); For Candles, Arts & Crafts, Storage & More • Amazon Business $15.99 3 $47.97
24 Pack of Kids Safety Glasses (24 Protective Goggles in 6 Different Colors) Crystal Clear Eye Protection - Specially Designed to Fit Children, Perfect for Nerf Parties • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Zilpoo 12 Pack Reusable Hard Plastic Cereal | Soup Bowls 20 oz. Unbreakable Microwave | Dishwasher Safe, BPA Free, Small Kids Fun Assorted Colors Set • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Mydio 100 Pack 5oz Disposable Plastic Portion Cups with Lids,Clear Portion Container for Food And Beverages • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Paper Cups, 150 Pack 8 Oz Paper Cups, Paper Coffee Cups 8 Oz, Hot Cups Paper Coffee Cups Paper Cups 8 Oz Water Paper Cups Paper Coffee Cups 8 Oz Coffee Cups 8 Oz Paper Cups Water Cups Paper Cups • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
• Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
3M 9005NA 9-Inch by 11-Inch Aluminum Oxide Sandpaper, Assorted • Amazon Business $2.97 3 $8.91
Kangaroo Marble Set - 160; Marbles Game, in a Tin Box • Amazon Business $8.74 1 $8.74
Alliance Rubber 08997 SuperSize Bands, Assorted Large Heavy Duty Latex Rubber Bands - 24 Pack, includes 8 bands of each size (12", 14", 17") in resealable bag • Amazon Business $4.24 2 $8.48
Qich 12pieces assorted color 1"shooter marbles • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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