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  • $461 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Polson
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Teach for the Planet Science Comes to Life!

My students need Hands-On Science activity kits, Can Do! Science discovery kits, Earth & Environment theme box, Magnifiers, and science books.

My Students

In my class we "Teach for the Planet," and science discovery comes to life! My students faces light up when new items are added to our science discovery center for them to investigate and explore! As quoted by Nelson Mandela, "Education is the most powerful tool we can use to change the world."

Our school is a Title I school serving military families.

The majority of the students have one, or both, parents in the military. My students deal with numerous changes including deployments of parents and frequent moves. We are the one constant in their lives they can count on every day.

My Project

Science, especially life and environmental science, are important topics which our students need. Although science is a topic in the curriculum it does not always get the attention, as much as literacy and math. By providing my students hands-on activities to explore, create and investigate in our science discovery center, I can "Teach for the Planet" and bring science to life in the classroom. My students need hands-on science activity kits, Can Do! Science discovery kits, Earth & Environment theme box, Magnifiers, and science books. The materials I am requesting will improve the learning opportunities for my students today and in the future.

The children are so excited when they have the opportunity to explore and investigate in our science discovery center.

They even bring things in from recess to add to the center. Your donations for the items we have requested would continue this interest in helping our planet. Help us "Teach for the Planet."

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH590X - Hands-On Science Specimen Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $139.00 1 $139.00
HH225X - Can Do! Science Discovery Kits - Pre K-Gr. 1 - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $109.00 1 $109.00
FF941 - Earth & Environment Theme Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
GG865 - Plants Book Library - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.50 1 $32.50
Melissa & Doug Shape, Model and Mold • Amazon $15.99 1 $15.99
LA123 - Best-Buy Magnifiers - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$356.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$391.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.14

Total project goal

$460.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$460.96

2 Donors

-$125.00

Donations toward project cost

-$113.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Matching donations from our partners

-$327.14

Match offers toward project cost

-$278.07

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.07

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and 3 other donors.

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