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Mrs. Smith from Fayetteville NC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Third Graders Learn To Recycle

My students need a Learn To Recycle Activity Kit, Environmental Awareness Books, Rechargeable Batteries and a Recharger to begin their Recycling studies.

  • $331 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I want my students to know why they need to recycle and what it will mean to them in the future.

My Title I school is located in a wonderful city in NC that serves one of the largest military bases in the country.

We reach several hundred children with military connected families, as well as students with military parents who are currently deployed. All economic levels are represented, as well as students with English as their second language. My class is a diverse class of enthusiastic students who love learning about the world around them. They all love to learn about the world around them.

My Project

My students are beginning to learn more about their environment and the world around them. I want them to understand how important recycling is to their future. The rechargeable batteries and charger will be used with our Hot Dot Pens. I want my students to know that even batteries can be reused and we should take care to choose products that are sustainable. The Recycling Center is a fun and engaging way for students to learn how different materials can be recycled. This will help them at school and at home to learn how to recycle. The Environmental Awareness Science Library will help my students learn science concepts and vocabulary needed as they learn more about their environment and ways it can be protected.

My students are just learning how their purchases and choices in life can benefit the environment.

I would absolutely love for my students to have the opportunity that these resources would bring. Making science fun and learning basic core requirements using hands-on activities will help my students retain this knowledge. By helping my class with these items, you will give them a gift that will last forever.

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

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Energizer NH15 - battery - AA - NiMH x 8 • Best Buy $27.99 1 $27.99
Energizer NH 12BP-4 - battery - AAA - NiMH x 4 • Best Buy $15.99 3 $47.97
FF719 - Learn To Recycle! Activity Kit • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
Energizer Universal Compact Battery Charger • Best Buy $33.99 1 $33.99
RA294 - Environmental Awareness Paperback Library • Lakeshore Learning $79.50 1 $79.50

Materials cost

$214.40

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$16.72

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$281.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.65

Total project goal

$330.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$330.99

4 Donors

-$164.67

Donations toward project cost

-$140.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.00

match offer

-$165.49

Match offer toward project cost

-$140.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.82

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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