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Ms. Backman from Albany NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Art of the Science Fair

Help me give my students the materials that they need to create science fair presentation boards.

  • $310 goal

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My Students

My students are seventh grade science students. They attend a school in a high-needs, inner-city district in New York state. We are Title I school, with most of our students receiving free or reduced lunch.

Our district is low on resources and as a result, many supplies need to be purchased by individual teachers.

My students are eager and interested in learning new things, yet our district's lack of resources hold them back from learning to their full potential and becoming as engaged in science education as they could be.

My Project

This year, all of my students are required to participate in the science fair. This means that not only do they have to complete an experiment, they must also create a presentation on a tri-fold board.

Many of my students do not have the money to purchase their own supplies needed to complete the science fair project, so I would like to be able to provide the supplies that they need to be successful.

I am asking for tri-fold boards and they supplies needed to create an eye-catching presentation for the science fair. I hope to help all of my students to be successful!

Ms. Backman
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pacon Presentation Board, Single Wall, 48" x 36", White, 24 Boards • Amazon Business $50.23 1 $50.23
INKLAB Permanent Markers Chisel Tip Black Markers Works on Paper Metal Glass Wood for Doodling Marking Pack of 50pcs • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
SunWorks Construction Paper, Black, 12" x 18", 100 Sheets • Amazon Business $10.44 3 $31.32
Best 8 Inch Stainless Steel Blade Scissors, Pack of 10 • Amazon Business $14.98 2 $29.96
Elmer's Disappearing Purple School Glue, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $8.48 3 $25.44
SunWorks Construction Paper, 10 Assorted Colors, 12" x 18", 100 Sheets • Amazon Business $7.81 3 $23.43
Astrobrights Mega Collection, 625 Sheets,"Joyful" 5-Color Assortment, Colored Paper, 24 lb/89 gsm, 8 ½ x 11-MORE SHEETS! (91624) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Misslo Numbered Classroom Pocket Chart for Cell Phones and Calculator Holder Hanging Wall Door Organizer (30 Pockets, Blue Pockets) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

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