In the past 36 hours there were no donations in our Donor’s Choose challenge. We are still well below our target with 5 classrooms to fund. So step up and donate. Listen, I know many of you think you don’t have any money donate. Spending the last 10 years of my life as a poor . . . → Read More: I warned you
A lot of progress made since we started this challenge just over a week ago. Ocean Bloggers (Southern Fried Science, Blogfish, Oyster’s Garter, Echinoblog,Cephalopodcast, Drop In, The New Blue, The Right Blue, Natural Patriot, Memories of Ocean & Island Life, and of course Malaria, Bedbugs, Sealice, and Sunsets) are teaming up to fund 7 classroom . . . → Read More: Oceans in the Classroom Initiative
Thanks to Craig and Tim for posting that awesome challenge! In less than a day we were able to fully fund Ms. Myrieckes’ journals where her students will hone their writing chops and discuss all the fantastic creatures and ideas they learn about in their discovery of the oceans. Thanks to long time DSN reader . . . → Read More: We Did It! But We Can Do So Much More!
“Hello Dr. M, Let’s give them a little challenge and incentive. I will match dollar for dollar the next $50 of new donations from our readers. If a few folks step up we should have those coral reef flip books for Ms. M covered. Cheers, Tim B. @ Memories of Ocean & Island Life” Following . . . → Read More: Challenge Brought!
Our list of ocean bloggers* supporting our initiative is growing! Memories of Islands & Oceans joins our merry crew noting “As you know the oceans are being strained from a myriad of environmental impacts. The survival of healthy oceans depends on future generations understanding, respecting and enjoying the oceans of the world. Your financial assistance . . . → Read More: Donor’s Choose: Adding to Our Ranks
I am excited that just a week into this and we already raised close to $400. However, we still have a long way to go. One of our projects, Coral Reef Flip Books, needs a mere $117 before being fully funded. That’s pocket change people! Besides, who doesn’t love some flip books. Ms. M’s classroom . . . → Read More: Donor’s Choose Challenge: A Ways to Go
Lets bring Oceans in the Classroom up to $300 by the end of the day! “Mrs. M” teaches at a high poverty school in Chicago. She only needs $117 to create a library of resources for her students to learn about the ocean. Having grown in the Midwest, just 2 hours drive from Chicago, I . . . → Read More: The First Person to Donate $51 Gets Their Own Deep Sea Song!
DSN is teaming up with Southern Fried Science, Blogfish, Oyster’s Garter, Echinoblog, Cephalopodcast, Drop In, The New Blue, The Right Blue, Natural Patriot, and of course Malaria, Bedbugs, Sealice, and Sunsets to sponsor ocean science in K-12 classrooms. We are doing this through a Donor’s Choose, a charity that allow individuals to directly fund . . . → Read More: Ocean Bloggers Ocean in the Classroom Challenge!