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Mr. Phillips from Bronx NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Voyage Into Space - Journey Through Writing!

The cost of a classroom carpet, solar system videos, journals, transparencies, maps, felt kits, inflatable solar system kits and a Solar System Bulletin Board Set for this proposal is $500, 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>.

  • $500 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

This year, 19 amazing students at P.S. 48 in Hunts Point, an impoverished section of The South Bronx, have been learning a non-fiction writing curriculum. So, far we have written about topics of our own choice, which has been a really fun experience. However, we are now looking for an AMAZING LEARNING EXPERIENCE, which will allow us to promote our creativity and our thinking skills, which are extremely important as we journey through the learning process. So, we plan on turning our classroom into the solar system! Won't this be an amazing project!? We are going to take part in a comprehensive solar system unit, which will offer us an amazing new amount of information, which will allow us to have a new world of ideas to write about during out non-fiction writing curriculum. The goal of our Solar System Unit will be to study space, stars, planets, the universe, space explorations and all of the contents that involve space. As we study the world of space we will act as junior journalists as we study, research, write and publish our own magazine articles about SPACE AND THE SOLAR SYSTEM. By the end of the project each student's article will be bound together to form a class SPACE SCIENCE MAGAZINE. In order for our Space Unit to be successful we will need many supplies such as manipulatives, posters, videos, science journals and other materials to expand our minds and allow us the opportunity for an excellent learning experience that will deepen our knowledge and understanding of the Solar System and sharpen our writing skills. Donors Choose has been a huge asset to our classroom this year and last. We appreciate every donation that has been made to enhance the education of my students and OUR classroom. We hope that you will consider our project and allow us the learning experience of a lifetime!

Mr. Phillips
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Space Voyage • KidCarpet.com $89.99 1 $89.99
Inflatable Solar System Set • Delta Education $36.95 1 $36.95
THE NEW SOLAR SYSTEM VIDEO • Nasco $21.20 1 $21.20
Nightgazer Journal - Set of 10 • Delta Education $19.95 2 $39.90
My Science Journals Grades 3-6 - Set of 10 Journals • Delta Education $19.95 2 $39.90
Solar System Transparencies • Delta Education $15.95 1 $15.95
Solar System Felt Set • Delta Education $14.95 1 $14.95
MAP OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM -- Universal Map Inc Children's Maps; Solar System • Quill Corporation $13.49 1 $13.49
Our Solar System Bulletin Board Set • Delta Education $12.95 1 $12.95
Eyewitness Video Series: Planets • Delta Education $12.95 1 $12.95
Planets and Stars - Journals (5 Pack) • Delta Education $9.98 5 $49.90

Materials cost

$348.13

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$410.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.00

Total project goal

$500.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$500.00

1 Donor

-$471.50

Donations toward project cost

-$410.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$28.50

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$0.00

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