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Mrs. Thomson from Alexandria VA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Six-Year-Old Physicists Need Science Materials

My students need 6 Science materials, including a Force & Motion Activity Tub and a Science File Folder Game Library.

  • $321 goal

This project expired on May 10, 2010.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students LOVE science, but our science lab is only available to them for thirty minutes every two weeks. So I must turn our classroom into a science lab!

Most of my first graders are English language learners who learn best when I use visuals and hands-on materials.

Our school is a Title I school, and students need every extra opportunity in order to succeed. My students are very motivated to learn new science terms and concepts, because they are better able to inquire about the world around them.

My Project

Hands-on science materials and coordinating books that focus on motion, matter, and plants will make a HUGE difference in the science education of my students! They are so curious about the world, and the opportunity to make predictions, perform experiments, and talk about what they've observed will boost their scientific understanding as well as their levels of English.

Please help my first graders develop a solid foundation and love for science!

With the tools to explore their curiosities about the natural world, my students will believe that they can be real scientists someday...and they will have a head start on achieving that goal!

Mrs. Thomson
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GS312 - Science File Folder Game Library - K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
GG867 - Matter Book Library - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $31.50 1 $31.50
GG865 - Plants Book Library - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $31.50 1 $31.50
GG864 - Force & Motion Book Library - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $27.50 1 $27.50
FF986 - Plants 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

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