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Ms. Rickman from Pensacola FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEMply Inspired Students

Help me give my students exciting books for our math and science classroom that will spark an interest in topics such as mathematics, engineering, architecture, and science.

  • $253 goal

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My Students

My football-themed classroom is a place full of energy and excitement where MVP students eagerly enter each day ready to "tackle" their learning tasks. All students at my school receive free breakfast and lunch, and many also receive food from a local church to take home for the weekends. You would never guess the hardships my students face by watching them in our classroom. They are happy, helpful, and hardworking. Learning is truly a team effort in our class, and we consider every single player a vital part of our team.

My Project

This year, I teach math and science to 35 incredible third graders who are eager to learn all they can. They simply can't get enough information and are very proud when they return from the school library with a science or math-themed book.

I hope to provide my students with a class library filled with literature about math and science that will both spark their interest in these subjects as well as develop a lifelong love of reading.

We have STEAM Fridays in class. My students are always eager to share the new math or science topic they have discovered in a book from our school library. This project will bring the topics straight to our classroom and into their hands.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
One Grain Of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
365 Penguins (Reissue) • Amazon Business $13.87 1 $13.87
The Best Of Times • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The Librarian Who Measured the Earth • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
65 Short Mysteries You Solve with Math! (One Minute Mysteries) • Amazon Business $10.48 1 $10.48
The Math Inspectors: Story One - The Case of the Claymore Diamond (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Girl With a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Iggy Peck, Architect (The Questioneers) • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
The Lion's Share • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Zachary Zormer: Shape Transformer (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Shape Up!: Fun With Triangles and Other Polygons • Amazon Business $7.60 1 $7.60
How Tall, How Short, How Far Away? • Amazon Business $7.58 1 $7.58
2 X 2 = Boo!: A Set of Spooky Multiplication Stories • Amazon Business $7.57 1 $7.57
How Long or How Wide?: A Measuring Guide (Math Is CATegorical xae) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Measuring Penny (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
The Multiplying Menace Divides (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $6.87 1 $6.87
The Great Divide: A Mathematical Marathon • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69

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