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Ms. Reed from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Think Like A Scientist!

Help me give my students science kits involving the human body, matter, and Earth elements to enhance lessons in these units. They eagerly await to experiment!

  • $287 goal

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My Students

My students come from a diverse set of backgrounds, beliefs, and experiences. However, despite their differences, they come together to help one another. Hardworking, determined, committed are the words I would use to describe not only my students, but the families who've raised them. Many of them work tirelessly to give their children a taste of the American Dream. Along with their parents, the children know that they need to follow in their footsteps to achieve their personal successes. The students appreciate the after school activities they've been blessed to partake in, activities other children do not always have the opportunities to engage in. With this, they can use their talents to give back to their community and help others along the way.

My hope is to continue embodying this sentiment for my students.

I want to work hard to foster the learning environment they rightfully deserve under my teaching. So, I hope that I can gain assistance in doing this for my students and future generations I will mold.

My Project

I have been teaching third grade for the past 2 years and have always had a difficult time designing experiments for the class to explore. Our science curriculum is packed with ideas for these experiments, but lack of tools makes it nearly impossible to plan experiments that all the students in class can experience. Instead, I'm usually the one modeling the experiment for the class and hearing the several cries of "can we try it?"

My class desperately needs your help to secure a human body science kit to how visual representations of the concepts we learn about in health.

They also need a matter kit to observe the similarities and differences between solids, liquids, and gases.

Think about science when you were in school, the best days were when you got to be a scientist! Help my class start to think like scientists by giving them opportunities to experiment with the tools and specimens these kits have to offer.

Ms. Reed
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD352 - Human Body Activity Tub - Gr. 4-6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
DD357 - Properties of Earth Activity Tub - Gr. 4-6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
FF988 - Matter Activity Tub - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99

Materials cost

$209.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$243.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.90

Total project goal

$286.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$286.02

1 Donor

-$144.00

Donations toward project cost

-$122.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.60

match offer

-$142.02

Match offer toward project cost

-$120.72

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.30

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$0.00

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