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  • $633 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Nieves
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Strengthen Struggling First-Graders with Science Exploration - Part 1

The cost of science books (including All About Animals Photo Library and Cat in the Hat Science Series), a sink or float exploration kit, and a set of human X-Rays (from Lakeshore Learning) is $562, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

I teach fifteen wonderful and lively first graders in a poor area of Brooklyn, New York. It is an honor for me to teach these children because scientific research has proven that the brain has the capacity to absorb the highest amount of information between the ages of six and eight. In order to encourage this natural inquiry for learning, I try to provide my students with many science activities. However, NYC public schools don't think science is a priority in the younger grades. Consequently, I have not received the appropriate supplies to teach my youngsters the fascinating world of science. Unfortunately, I know that children need to explore their questions about the world and everything around them. It is my job to provide the materials to get these students to ask the right questions. This is why I'm asking for your help. I am asking for science materials including books, a sink or float exploration kit, and eight science learning centers, which include topics such as the five senses, life cycles, and nutrition. These materials will allow all of my students to gain valuable knowledge about the necessary science skills and standards that they need to have by the end of this school year. By funding this project, you will be empowering children to expand their minds and further their education.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT690X - Science Instant Learning Centers - Compl • Lakeshore Learning $149.00 1 $149.00
DS779 - Cat in the Hat Science Series • Lakeshore Learning $49.50 1 $49.50
ER659 - All About the Earth Photo Book Set • Lakeshore Learning $39.50 1 $39.50
LC1011 - Sink or Float Exploration Kit • Lakeshore Learning $39.50 1 $39.50
DE522 - All About Insects Photo Book Set • Lakeshore Learning $39.50 1 $39.50
AA191 - All About Animals Photo Library • Lakeshore Learning $39.50 1 $39.50
DE632 - Seasons & Weather Book Set • Lakeshore Learning $33.50 1 $33.50
CB994 - Your Senses Book Set • Lakeshore Learning $29.50 1 $29.50
FS491 - Human X-Rays - Set of 18 • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95

Materials cost

$444.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$518.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$113.85

Total project goal

$632.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$632.50

2 Donors

-$598.70

Donations toward project cost

-$519.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.70

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$34.23

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 15 students.

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