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  • $440 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. H.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Digital Camera for Physical Science Class

The cost of a Canon Powershot A520 digital camera from Highsmith is $440, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

I teach eighth grade physical science at a low-income middle school in Koreatown (LA). Ninety-eight percent of the student body qualifies for the free lunch program, and the majority of them are ELLs (English Language Learners). I would really like to provide my students with a digital camera for two reasons: first, to help build a team atmosphere in the classroom (facilitated by showing slide shows/posting photos in the classroom of students working together on projects and growing in their knowledge alongside one another); second, to help them document results of various projects and experiments throughout the year. I required my students to document the results of their science fair projects this past year, and shelled out a lot of money for disposable cameras as a result. I believe a digital camera will be beneficial to my classroom for two reasons. First, taking and posting pictures of them involved in learning will serve to increase the positive atmosphere in my classroom. Second, I would like to teach my students the importance of documenting their results.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Canon Powershot A520 Digital Camera • Highsmith Inc. $304.48 1 $304.48

Materials cost

$304.48

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$360.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.20

Total project goal

$440.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$440.00

2 Donors

-$419.73

Donations toward project cost

-$361.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.09

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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