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Mrs. Spell from Knoxville TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Viewing Interesting Creatures And Organisms Up Close

My students need this 3-Way School Microscope. It is more sturdy and will last longer!

  • $712 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom consists of many different levels of students. I have some students who require enrichment activities to intrigue their interests and curiosities at a higher level and some students who thrive better off of a more hands-on and tactile approach. All of my students become fully engaged when lessons are presented in a kinesthetic approach.

They all seem to learn best when working together with partners or in small groups.

They teach each other their own learning styles. Lessons that are tied into the standards, presented with a "hook" or "phenomenon" spark their interests and helps them begin the learning. These hands-on tools enhance that learning and help my students retain the information longer.

My Project

This year K. County Schools has adopted a new Science Textbook series for Elementary School Students. My students will have the luxury of learning about science using not only a brand new textbook and on line learning, but will experience science come to life with these sturdy microscopes and slides. My students will be able to observe prepared slides to make scientific observations of plant parts, insect parts, various cells, and more. These microscopes and slides will help my students identify similar traits in plant and animal cells. They will be able to observe, classify and record their findings in their science journals. These sturdy microscopes will allow my students to safely transfer their microscope to a student partner without the worry of it falling apart. Their partner work will allow them to discuss their findings and compare the physical characteristics they observed close up with these awesome, new microscopes.

Mrs. Spell
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BG776 - 3-Way School Microscope • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 4 $516.00
LC3540X - Prepared Slides - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$565.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$604.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$106.67

Total project goal

$711.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$711.15

6 Donors

-$451.99

Donations toward project cost

-$405.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.50

match offer

-$234.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$198.99

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.12

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.06

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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