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Mrs. Tobias from Richmond TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

What's the Weather? Use Your Tools!

My students need weather instruments to observe and record the different types of weather.

  • $400 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are 40 amazing survivors of Hurricane Harvey, which hit us at the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year. They went through traumatic stress when their neighborhood flooded for days and drastically displaced them from their homes, and even their school.

My students are reaching for the stars in their love for math and science.

They are 7-8 year old children that have experienced things that some people can only imagine. Despite it all, they walk into the classroom with smiles on their faces and ready to learn. I am truly honored to be their teacher and always look forward to my time with them.

My Project

My students need different weather tools to identify, observe, and record the weather. We will use the anemometer to measure the wind speed. The wind vane will be used to measure the direction of the wind. Students will be able to read a thermometer and tell the temperature. I like to have different tools for the students to use and manipulate. We will be going outside and making observations of the weather.

By having these tools, my class will become mini-meteorologists.

Your donation will make science fun and engaging! My students have become science lovers, and I can't wait to see their faces when we get our materials.

Mrs. Tobias
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elmer’s 1680 CrayonPro Electric Sharpener • Amazon Business $27.99 2 $55.98
ANEMOMETER • Frey Scientific $40.76 1 $40.76
Learning Resources LER6644 Giant Magnetic Ten-Frame Set, Set of 4 • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Wausau 21289 Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb / 89 gsm, “Happy” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $9.84 3 $29.52
THERMOMETER WHITE BACK PK/12 • Frey Scientific $14.39 2 $28.78
WEATHERVANE • Frey Scientific $24.83 1 $24.83
BAROMETER W/INSTR SHEET • Frey Scientific $22.85 1 $22.85
Westcott iPoint Orbit Battery Pencil Sharpener, Black • Amazon Business $11.15 2 $22.30
Pictek Pencil Sharpener, FCC & CE Approved New Battery Or AC Operated Heavy Duty Helical Blade Electric Automatic Sharpener, Kids Friendly & Portable • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Mr. Sketch Scented Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $6.28 1 $6.28

Materials cost

$291.27

Vendor shipping charges

$14.07

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$339.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.95

Total project goal

$399.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$399.66

2 Donors

-$199.83

Donations toward project cost

-$169.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.97

Matching donations from our partners

-$199.82

Match offers toward project cost

-$169.85

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.97

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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