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Ms. Oquin from Cut Off LA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Understanding My World

Help me give my students a world globe and planetarium model that will visual learners.

  • $439 goal

This project expired on January 29, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At different times during the school day, I teach 22 unique high school students with special needs. The challenges they face may be physical, behavioral, medical, or intellectual.

Each day these students come to school eager to learn and fill my day with joy, laughter, and inspiration.

Along with their academic lessons, there are career activities, daily living skills, community experiences, and independent living skills. I challenge them every day to become as independent as possible and to achieve their individual goals and objectives. Each day my students accept that challenge!

My Project

My students are interested in learning about other countries. We have a world map in class, but a globe is needed so that they can see the actual placement of countries. It will also help to identify oceans, explain the seasons, and visualize their place in the world.

Touching, turning, and looking at the globe will help them to understand so many world concepts.

Many of my students are visual learners, and the globe will help improve their understanding of many geography lessons. The planetarium model will help to explain the seasons. It will also help to explain why the countries near the equator have warm weather and the poles have cold weather.

Ms. Oquin
Grades 9-12
More than half of 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
Trippensee Lighted Elementary Planetarium Model • Nasco $187.50 1 $187.50
GLOBE - TREASURY 12IN BLUE OCEAN RAISED RELIEF FLOOR STANDING WORLD GLOBE • School Specialty $97.48 1 $97.48

Materials cost

$284.98

Vendor shipping charges

$28.50

State sales tax

$24.94

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$372.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.77

Total project goal

$438.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$438.46

1 Donor

-$438.46

Donations toward project cost

-$372.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.77

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$0.00

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