You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Ms. B. from San Jose CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Microscope Lab

My students need microscope supplies such as slides, cover slips and specimens; plus resources that will help in sketching.

  • $362 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Students need hands on activities to prepare them for college. They can find tons of stuff on the Internet, but the skill of actually using a microscope is important.

The science classroom has recently been remodel and we have gain the use of our equipment that is ever so aging. The student are interested in doing hands on activities since we are back in to science classroom.

I'm in need of some of the basic equipment for a microscope lab (limited number of microscopes that are in working condition), so the students are able to prep their own microscope slides and sketch the images.

Learning the technique of using a microscope is important. It becomes more meaningful if they are able to prepare their own specimens that they will take a look at under the microscope. It definitely give them a sense of accomplishment and it's very interactive activity.

Ms. B.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. B. is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Worm Farm with 50 Redworms • Carolina Biological Supply Company $21.15 1 $21.15
MCRSCP COVER-SLIP 22X22 GLS 15 • Lab Safety Supply $10.70 2 $21.40
MICROSCOPE SLIDE PLAIN PK72 • Sargent-Welch $4.46 2 $8.92
KIT, MICROSCOPE TEST SLIDES • Sargent-Welch $11.79 1 $11.79
Pond Water 1 gal • Carolina Biological Supply Company $4.95 1 $4.95
QUILL 24CT COLORED PENCILS -- Quill Brand Colored Pencils; 24-Color Set • Quill $1.79 40 $71.60
Ecology Under the Microscope Microslide Lesson Set • Carolina Biological Supply Company $8.06 1 $8.06
An Introduction to the Microscope Video • Carolina Biological Supply Company $29.66 1 $29.66
Microscopic Forensics Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $64.76 1 $64.76

Materials cost

$242.29

Vendor shipping charges

$24.23

State sales tax

$17.57

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$296.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.14

Total project goal

$361.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$361.88

2 Donors

-$180.94

Donations toward project cost

-$148.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.57

match offer

-$180.94

Match offer toward project cost

-$148.37

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.57

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"San Jose","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[407795],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":331851,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/-/331851/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":150,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. B.","authorIds":{"407795":{"owner":"Ms. B.","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[331851],"proposalHash":"1513155098","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-3_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":23,"teacherChallengeId":139779,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":407795,"schoolCounty":"Santa Clara","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}