Solid science education is the best inoculation against ignorance.
Welcome to our very late diary! My fault -- I thought I had traded dates with nomandates, but apparently I just dreamed that. This week, we salute two states that have been in the news for terrible reasons, one of which is outside our usual area of focus. However, there are worthy and unfunded projects everywhere, and I hope you'll agree our Massachusetts one, the bonus project, is very interesting.
Project: Robotics Challenge
|We try to focus on the main project until it is completely funded, and then move on to the bonus project. If a project doesn't meet its funding goal by its deadline, it dies and any donations to it are referred to their donors to be moved to another project. For that reason, we don't like to split our sometimes limited resources between two open projects. Of course the choice of project to which you donate (if any!) is entirely yours.|
When the main project is finished, let's work on this one.
Project: Improving Agriculture Literacy via a School Farm
Last week, we had three completed projects! They are:
The Lost Ladybug Project: Pre-schoolers in Garfield, NJ, will study ladybugs, including live specimens they can examine.
Students Want to Heat Things Up!: Elementary students in North Carolina will receive lab materials to study various forms of heat transfer.
Screw, Inclined Plane, Wheel and Axle, OH MY!!!: South Carolina middle school students will learn about simple machines.
You can see the teachers' thank-you notes at the links above. Many thanks to all contributors!
See our list of successfully funded projects. We're up to 313!
As of Saturday night, these bonus projects from previous weeks remain open: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.
DonorsChoose.org main page
All DonorsChoose.org math & science projects search results
We are in no way affiliated with DonorsChoose.org, or any of the classroom projects presented for funding.
You are welcome to use The Inoculation Project avatar as your DonorsChoose avatar if you wish. If you need instructions for uploading it to your DonorsChoose profile, you'll find them in this diary.