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Ms. Wood from Chinook MT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Studying the Body One Skeleton at a Time

My students need a new skeleton because our current one has seen better days.

  • $720 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am fortunate to be a teacher in a school full of kind-hearted, hard-working students. Teaching in rural Montana can be a struggle sometimes as we have small budgets and sometimes limited resources. This doesn't deter my students' curiosity though and over the years, I have seen their interest in science grow. As I was going through my battle with breast cancer it was my students who kept me inspired and ready for work every day.

Science is meant to be a hands-on subject and it is through discovery that we shape the scientists of tomorrow.

In my classroom, I strive to make it as applicable to the real world as possible. Students engage in science on many different levels and my hope is that this excitement for science remains with them long after they leave this school.

My Project

Our old skeleton is currently missing many bones, has had a hard life, and is ready for retirement. Because of his delicate state, he does not get used in the classroom. Rather than getting to see the bones and their locations in the body in person, students must rely on pictures of skeletons.

Your donation will give students the opportunity to experience learning with a skeleton that they can touch and examine.

Students no longer will have to rely on pictures to learn about bones and their positions. As I restructure my curriculum for my anatomy and physiology class, my hope is that the knowledge that they discover extends beyond the classroom and into students' lives.

Ms. Wood
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
3B Human Skeleton, Hang-Up • Carolina Biological Supply Company $521.95 1 $521.95

Materials cost

$521.95

Vendor shipping charges

$52.20

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$611.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.00

Total project goal

$719.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$719.98

8 Donors

-$340.25

Donations toward project cost

-$305.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.69

match offer

-$360.49

Match offer toward project cost

-$306.42

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.07

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.23

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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