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Ms. C. from Staten Island NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Take a Trip Back in Time!

Help me give my students virtual reality glasses that will let them explore the ancient civilizations and take a trip back in time!

  • $591 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My co-teachers and I are lucky to teach 205 wonderful students. What makes our job challenging is that each of these students learns differently, behaves differently, has a different level of comfort in class, and has different challenges and goals. They have different interests and are engaged by different things. My goal is to help the struggling students, as well as provide enrichment to the students who perform at higher levels. Making learning fun and engaging is my ultimate goal!

My Project

Help my students take a trip back in time without having to leave our building! Our upcoming unit will dive into the ancient civilizations (Egypt, Rome & Greece). They will feel as if they are right there in ancient days of these civilizations by using the Google Virtual Reality Glasses. These VR glasses are hooked up to an app which allows them to view a scene from several different time periods. In addition to the glasses, the room will be filled with some artifacts from the time of the civilization such as Ancient Egyptian Canopic Jars and Sarcophagus replicas. I believe these items will make a difference in my student's learning by allowing them to be fully engaged in the lessons.

Ms. C.
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Max Cases Google Cardboard EdTech Team Powered By MAX Cases virtual reali • CDW-G $10.85 35 $379.75
Ebros Gift Ancient Egyptian Four Sons of Horus Canopic Jars Imsety Duamutef Hapi and Qebehsenuef Miniature Figurines • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Egyptian Canopic Jar Set of 4 Pieces 3.5H Jackal Falcom Human Lion • Amazon Business $26.39 1 $26.39
Ebros Gift Ancient Egyptian God Anubis Sarcophagus with Mummy Figurine 5" H Decorative Keepsake Jewelry Box • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Teacher Created Resources Ancient Civilizations Bulletin Board Display Set (4422) • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59

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