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Ms. Y. from Livermore CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

This Pretty Planet

My students need a Chromebook, management license, 2 coffee table books, colored pencils, and graph paper to go exploring.

  • $515 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hello, Hola, xin chào, Hallå, سلام, Kamusta, Olá, ہیلو, and welcome to this STEAM Innovation-inspired project for energetic and enthusiastic students who represent five languages.

These loving children attend a high poverty, inland school in a state that is number one in prison spending and number forty nine in education spending.

Though we have neither counselors nor teachers for music, art, P.E., the library, or computers, our deserving students benefit from an attentive, caring staff and a "village" of generous supporters. We hope you will join us.

My Project

Inspired by Ms. Ross's project, "Where in the World is Carmen San Diego?" we will investigate weather and climate on all 7 continents. We will choose one region on each continent and use the Chromebook and management license to look up its weekly weather. The students will use the colored pencils and graph paper to plot temperature and rainfall and to show differences between the hemispheres. The stunning photos in the requested coffee table books will ignite their curiosity about the people and animals who live in the places we investigate.

Thank you for reading this proposal that invites students to explore the world from within the walls of our classroom, and if funded, please share with us your travel adventures of this pretty planet.

Ms. Y.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Acer Chromebook 11 N7 C731T C42N 11 6 Celeron N3060 4 GB RAM 16 GB • CDW-G $247.49 1 $247.49
Crayola Colored Pencils Classpack, 240/Box • $31.44 1 $31.44
Destinations of a Lifetime: 225 of the World's Most Amazing Places • Amazon Business $27.19 1 $27.19
Google Chrome Management Console License • CDW-G $26.00 1 $26.00
National Geographic The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals • Amazon Business $23.79 1 $23.79
PAPER 1/2/RULE GRAPH 9X12 WHITE SCHOOL SMART REAM • School Specialty $11.35 1 $11.35

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