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Mr. Hand from Philadelphia PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Classroom Needs End of Year Project Supplies!

Help me give my students materials for end of the year projects. Some are basic needs, and one ambitious study would like to study Astrophotography.

  • $316 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I'm very fortunate to be teaching this group of students. This will be my 2nd year with these same kids. I taught them in 5th and now we're moving onto 6th grade together.

What I love about them is how they really have become a family; they genuinely care for one another.

We share out good news and bad news at the start of class and you can feel genuine sympathy when a young lady mentions the passing of an aunt. They also love to recognize effort and improvement in each other, giving shout outs at the end of class to those that have shown a growth mindset.

My Project

My students have been learning what I've asked them to for 2 years now. This time, I gave my students the choice to design and research a project of their own. Some are straight forward biography investigations, others much more ambitious: exploring chemical reactions and Astrophotography!

These supplies will help my students create and illustrate their research in a hands on way, and allow us to close our 2 year experience together by creating lasting artifacts.

We've been learning what makes a research topic worthwhile, what makes a source of information reliable, and now we're assembling our final pieces. By donating, you'll help my students explore a topic they're interested in, and help remind that learning can be fun!

Mr. Hand
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Broad Line Markers Bulk, 16 Bold Colors, Great for Classroom, Educational, All-Purpose Art Tools, 256 Count • Amazon Business $56.88 1 $56.88
Pacon Tri-Fold Presentation Board, White, 48" x 36", 24 Boards • Amazon Business $55.32 1 $55.32
Cell Phone Camera Lens,Phone Photography Kit-Flexible Phone Tripod +Remote Shutter +4 in 1 Lens Kit-High Power 22X Monocular Telephoto Lens, Fisheye, Macro & Wide Angle Lens for Smartphone • Amazon Business $39.97 1 $39.97
Crayola Colored Pencils 12 Each (Pack of 24), Pre-sharpened, Assorted Colors - 68-0004 • Amazon Business $35.71 1 $35.71
Riverside Paper 104225 White Poster Board, 22 x 28, 100 Sheets/Carton • Amazon Business $34.67 1 $34.67
AmazonBasics Ruled Index Cards - 3x5 Inches (10 Packs of 100) • Amazon Business $11.87 1 $11.87

Materials cost

$234.42

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$267.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.28

Total project goal

$315.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$315.22

3 Donors

-$265.22

Donations toward project cost

-$225.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.78

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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