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Mrs. G. from Sullivan IN is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Vitamins and Minerals Poster Project

The cost of posterboard, scissors, construction paper, and more from various vendors is $343, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $343 goal

This project expired on June 17, 2007.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Students in Nutrition and Wellness courses study the six basic nutrients in depth to form a base of knowledge that will be built upon during the rest of the semester. One project these students complete is a research project on a vitamin or mineral randomly selected. The students then create a visual aid, most commonly a poster, that is then presented to the rest of their individual classes as well as the other nutrition and wellness classes. The visual aid must have the name of the vitamin or mineral, what it does for humans, what happens if there is an excess of the vitamin or mineral and what happens if a human injests too much of the vitamin or mineral. These visual aids are then displayed in the classroom for various review activities as well as for others (parents, administrators, other teachers) to view. To complete this project, student creativity is encouraged and a variety of materials are needed to allow this creativity to remain unstifled. Poster board is a basic necessity. Markers, crayons, and colored pencils are also needed. Colored paper and stencils are handy to use for those students who do not feel artistically inclined. Glue sticks are also a necessity as students use many magazine pictures to convey the location and availability of the vitamins and minerals. I have found that students teaching other students is a great way to increase knowledge retention. Presenting to the rest of the class also readies the students to make further oral presentations that are required in other subject areas. Students enjoy having thier creations displayed and are oftentimes found searching the room for thier latest creations.

Mrs. G.
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CRAYOLA MARKERS,CLASSPACK -- Crayola Classpack Markers; 256 Markers, 8 Assorted Colors • Quill Corporation $71.99 1 $71.99
Stencil Factory w/ Storage Box • Kaplan Early Learning Company $42.96 1 $42.96
Poster Board - Assorted (100 Sheets) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $35.22 1 $35.22
Colored Pencils - Classpack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.76 1 $25.76
Wooden Scissors Stand • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.46 1 $21.46
SCISSOR TEACHER PACK,6 BLUNT -- Acme Scissor Teacher Pack;6-1/4" Blunt; 12 Per Pack • Quill Corporation $14.39 1 $14.39
Crayola Washable Glue Sticks (set of 12) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.00 1 $12.00
12X18 CONSTRUCTION PAPER -- Quill Lightweight Construction Paper; 12x18, Assorted Colors, 100-Sheets • Quill Corporation $3.41 3 $10.23

Materials cost

$234.01

Vendor shipping charges

$23.40

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$280.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.65

Total project goal

$342.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$342.50

4 Donors

-$342.50

Donations toward project cost

-$280.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.65

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$0.00

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