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Solid science education is the best inoculation against ignorance.

The Inoculation Project, founded in 2009 by hyperbolic pants explosion, is a group of Kossacks who gather weekly to combat the anti-science push in conservative America by providing direct funding to science and math projects in red state classrooms. Our conduit is DonorsChoose.org, a twelve-year-old organization rated highly by both Charity Navigator and the Better Business Bureau. Here's a little introductory video about DonorsChoose. DonorsChoose.org allows you to make direct contributions to specific, vetted projects in public school classrooms, resulting in tremendous and immediate impacts from small dollar donations.
Look for us every SUNDAY morning at 10 AM ET/ 7 AM PT.
Since our inception in 2009, our donors have helped fund over 200 DonorsChoose projects!
See our list of our first 200 successes here.

This new diary will go forward from project #201, starting below the fold.

  1. Post EF5 Tornado Agri-Science Investigators Part 8
  2. Making Math Tangible: Mathematics Manipulatives
  3. It's Electric!
  4. Give a Hoot! Owl Pellet Dissection and Butterfly Pavilion
  5. Game Programming Students Need XBox Controllers
  6. Recycling to Help Our Environment!
  7. Science....It's Everywhere!!
  8. Physics Fun
  9. Math Manipulatives for Autism
  10. Explore to Learn II
  11. Linking Literacy and Math
  12. Green Thumb Gardening
  13. We're Going Batty
  14. Making Gold Out of Garbage!
  15. Plantasia
  16. Science is Out of This World!
  17. Making A Splash With Waves
  18. Earth, Moon Phases, Planets
  19. Amazing Animals
  20. Monitoring The Weather
  21. Butterfly Habitat and Learning Center
  22. Fun with Fractions
  23. Time for Learning!!
  24. Density Matters!
  25. Super Scientists
  26. Math and Science Through Literature!  
  27. Energy and the Great Outdoors!
  28. Integers!!! Start Your Engines!
  29. Aerial Photograph of School
  30. Sim STEM 8th Grade Science
  31. A New Physics Class - Can You See It?
  32. Safety for My College-Bound Scientists
  33. Reef Sleep Library
  34. Creepy Crawlies and Other Cool Things
  35. Catapult Awesome!
  36. Zoom In: Seeing the Building Blocks of Life
  37. Which Came First: Rocks or Minerals?
  38. Seeing Stars!
  39. Research Laboratory: The Beginning
  40. Modern Microscopes: First Time Observations
  41. So Much Humidity!
  42. Creeps and Flows - Soil Erosion
  43. Magnifying Glasses for Science Studies
  44. Simple Machine Legomania
  45. Time for a Heart to Heart
  46. The Power House
  47. Marvelous Math
  48. More Non-Fiction Please!
  49. Creative Math Centers
  50. Military Kids Grow Roots with a Schoolyard Garden
  51. Isolating Copper by Electrolysis  
  52. Loopy for Physics
  53. A Hop in the Right Direction...with a Frog Dissection!
  54. Scientific Inquiry Labs
  55. Using Technology to Make Slope Personal
  56. Organic Community Garden
  57. Funds for Fractions:You Too Can Eliminate Fraction Anxiety
  58. New American ELLs Need Fluency in Basic Math Facts
  59. Super Sorting Students
  60. Magnet Mania
  61. Putting A Different Spin On Science Class
  62. Graph It!
  63. O.A.K. (Outdoor Adventure Knowledge) Program Outings
  64. A Bug's World
  65. Weather Station
  66. Bursting with Butterflies
  67. Hungry Caterpillars And Moody Bugs
  68. Connecting Reading to Our World After Hurricane Sandy
  69. Hurricane Sandy: Show Me The Laptops!
  70. Students in Hurricane Sandy Affected Area Request a Laptop
  71. Hurricane Sandy: Help My Students Deal With Their Loss pt 2
  72. Math Learning Tools
  73. It's Fun to Hold Science in Your Hand!
  74. The Galaxy Around Us
  75. Classic Genetics Lab Activities For All Students
  76. Microscopes to Help Students Appreciate the Small Things.
  77. Kite Flying Fun
  78. The First Step is a Number
  79. Cultivating Young Gardeners
  80. Why Does the Ground Move?
  81. Hands On Science!
  82. Cardinals Soar with Microscope Exploration
  83. Rocktacular Rocks: A Scientific Voyage!
  84. Raise The Roof With Science!
  85. Squid Dissection
  86. Anatomy Enrichment: Dissection for Understanding
  87. Environmental Detectives in the River Valley
  88. We Are Digging Our School
  89. Transforming Math Class!
  90. Are Frogs Like Humans?
  91. Hands-on Learning with Simple Machines
  92. Silly for Science!
  93. Ready... Set...Grow!!!
  94. Back To Basics
  95. It's Simple
  96. Calculators Make it All Add Up
  97. FFA Aquaponics
  98. Smart Science for Smarter Kids
  99. Wild Wonderful Weather
  100. Wriggle, Grow, and Learn!
  101. Physics! Capacitor and Thermometer Labs
  102. The Green Team - Recycling & Conservation Warriors!
  103. Help Bring the Ocean to The Classroom
  104. Scientific Inquiry in 2nd Grade
  105. Fluttering Arthropods
  106. Identifying Metal Pollutants in Water
  107. I Want To Be An Astronaut!
  108. Science Explosion
  109. What Is In That Soil?
  110. Physics Of Sound
  111. The Lost Ladybug Project
  112. Students Want to Heat Things Up!
  113. Screw, Inclined Plane, Wheel and Axle, OH MY!!!
  114. Robotics Challenge
  115. Improving Agriculture Literacy via a School Farm
  116. Scientific Explorers
  117. Hands-On Organ Systems
  118. Time to Bring this Lab to Life!
  119. Materials Needed for Science SWAT Team!
  120. Helps Us Be Hands-On with Science
  121. Whooo Did I Eat?
  122. Circuit Circus
  123. STEM In The Classroom
  124. Mighty Meteorologists
  125. Chemistry of Life
  126. Aiming High with Physics
  127. Let's Get Hands-On With Frog Dissections! (Year 3)
  128. STEM Learning Labs
  129. Mammals to the Stars
  130. The Power of Science Part 2
  131. Wet, Wiggly Worms
  132. As The World Turns
  133. Balsa Wood Fun!
  134. Let's Make Chemistry Hands-On
  135. From Rockets to Robots
  136. Fish Dissection Lab
  137. A Race to Understanding!
  138. Help Us "SNAP" Back into Electricity!
  139. Don't Take Me For Granite Because I'm So Gneiss!
  140. How's the Weather?
  141. It's Too Hot in Here!
  142. Crazy Traits Genetics for Biology-Modified#3
  143. BMS: Weather Inquiry Station
  144. Ocean Floor Fantastic Fun
  145. Building Bridges & Young Engineers
  146. Keeping Cool With Technology!
  147. Rock and Roller Coaster
  148. Frog Dissection
  149. Who is HeLa?
  150. Nobody Deserves a Learning Room Over 100 Degrees F.
  151. Tectonic Insanity!
  152. Wetland Habitat Investigation Program
  153. Portable Laboratory Burner
  154. Portable Air Conditioner
  155. Hands-on Geometry To Build Problem Solving Skills
  156. B's Bunch Needs a Microscope
  157. What Does a Scientist Do? We Want to Know!
  158. Terrariums Add Excitement to Classrooms!
  159. Too Hot to Learn
  160. Convection Confusion!
  161. Hands-on Science
  162. Simple Machines
  163. Fun in Physics
  164. Soldier/Teacher Needs Help with Greenhouse Project
  165. It's Owl Puke not Owl Poop!
  166. Spread Your Wings and Fly!!
  167. Who Ever Said You Can't Learn Through Osmosis?
  168. Now You See It
  169. Every Action...
  170. Earth As A Living Environment; Without It Where Would We Be?
  171. Watch It Grow-Classroom Garden
  172. Oops, I Did It Again
  173. B- Eye- Ology
  174. Moving With STEM
  175. K'Nex For Alaska - Energy And Motion - Inquiry Learning
  176. Making Mountains Out of Molehills
  177. Weigh In With Scales For Science
  178. Classroom Habitats
  179. Rocks and Minerals
  180. Butterfly, Butterfly, Fly Away Butterfly
  181. Exciting Endeavors In Electrolysis
  182. Dissecting Owl Pellets Makes Learning Fun
  183. Measurement on the Move
  184. Growing What We Learn
  185. Farm to Table ... A Fishy Fable
  186. Elemental Education
  187. Kindergartner Scientists with Balls and Ramps
  188. Broken Glassware
  189. Limeades For Learning
  190. Creating a Hands On Classroom For Science and Math
  191. Math and Literature a Happy Marriage
  192. Amazing Owl Pellets
  193. Insects: Living Jewels Of The Natural World
  194. The Great Solar Race - Continues!
  195. A Vivarium For School
  196. Science in Second!
  197. Rocketing Across the Curriculum! A Community Rocket Project
  198. I Am A Robot
  199. Donations Thanks To Disney!
  200. "Egg-perience of a Lifetime in an Urban Land..."

When projects are not fully funded by their expiration date, donors are contacted by DonorsChoose and asked to choose another project to which to redirect their donations.

More information:
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DonorsChoose.org blog
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We are in no way affiliated with DonorsChoose.org, or any of the classroom projects presented for funding.

Originally posted to The Inoculation Project on Sun Jul 08, 2012 at 08:38 AM PDT.

Also republished by Backyard Science, SciTech, and J Town.

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