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Mrs. Hernandez from Brownsville TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Switch Into Science

Help me give my students comfortable lab stools, an animal world map which will help them learn about Biomes, and a Circuit Scribe Basic Kit that will reinforce their knowledge on how circuits function.

  • $203 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach at a Title I school in a low socioeconomic area.

My students come from very humble, hard-working families.

Our campus is one where 100% of our students receive free lunch. I have 60 fifth grade students who are eager to learn but come with limited life experiences. Despite all odds, they always exceed our expectations! Their curiosity for knowledge is very evident in my classroom. They are very enthusiastic about learning and are always willing to share with their families and friends their new discoveries.

My Project

Science, oh science, it can be so much fun but yet so complicated!

Teaching science takes creativity because it is difficult to teach concepts that are so abstract to our kids.

My students need a world map that has the animals that live in particular parts of the world. My students are tested on biomes and learn about how an animal has a unique structure that helps it adapt and survive in the habitat in which it lives. Having this map can help my students understand how climate is affected by the continent's location and how organisms develop a unique structure to help it thrive in that environment.

My students also need the Circuit Scribe kit to help them understand how circuits really work. This circuit kit will enhance their knowledge on circuits after they have completed all their electric energy labs. My students also need lab stools. We currently use the typical bulky classroom chairs that make it difficult to move freely. I would like my students to have these comfortable stools that will take less space and make it easier for them to move in and out of their science stations.

Mrs. Hernandez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pearington BW-6473 Kids Classroom & Home Playroom Padded Stool, Red/Blue/Green/Yellow/Orange (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $57.99 1 $57.99
Circuit Scribe Basic Kit: Draw Circuits Instantly – Includes Conductive Silver Ink Pen to Learn, Explore, and Create Your Own Circuits and Switches! • Amazon Business $34.98 1 $34.98
Circuit Scribe Core Circuit Drawing Kit • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Decowall DAT-1615S Animal World Map Kids Wall Decals Wall Stickers Peel and Stick Removable Wall Stickers for Kids Nursery Bedroom Living Room (Large) • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95

Materials cost

$136.91

Vendor shipping charges

$3.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$171.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.35

Total project goal

$202.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$202.31

2 Donors

-$182.31

Donations toward project cost

-$154.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.35

match offer

-$20.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$17.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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