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Ms. Diorio from Philadelphia PA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Using Creativity to Teach Biological Concepts

Help me give my students model magic clay to model biological molecules and organisms.

  • $507 goal

This project expired on December 21, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are excited and curious about Biology and natural phenomena. They are the future scientists of the world! They inspire me to create innovative lessons to ensure their engagement and academic success. They enjoy hands-on learning activities that involve using their creativity to display their knowledge of course material. They have diverse learning styles that require differentiated instruction in order to cater to their unique individual strengths. They do their best when they are given opportunities to explore creatively.

My Project

In order to cater to diverse learning styles in my classroom, I incorporate hands-on activities into lessons that allow students to use their creativity to further their comprehension of biological concepts.

Model Magic will give my students a tool with which they can explore and discover deeper understandings of biological molecules and organisms.

It will also give students the opportunity to use their unique and creative skill sets to liven traditional curriculum.

Creativity and scientific inquiry are skills that students can sharpen and use in any discipline that they choose to pursue, whether it be to go to college, or into a vocation or employment.

Ms. Diorio
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 180 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Model Magic Bulk, Clay Alternative, 75 Count Classpack, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $35.76 10 $357.60
Crayola Model Magic Bulk, Clay Alternative, 75 Count Classpack, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $36.63 1 $36.63

Materials cost

$394.23

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$430.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.91

Total project goal

$506.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$506.05

5 Donors

-$237.35

Donations toward project cost

-$201.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.60

match offer

-$268.69

Match offer toward project cost

-$228.39

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.30

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$0.00

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