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Ms. Stewart from Houston TX is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

360 Degrees Of Insects Part 1

My students need entomology books and a 360 camera to create VR quests to teach their classmates about insects.

  • $284 goal

This project expired on July 31, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our campus is located in the international district of Houston, Texas. Many of my students will be the first ones in their families to attend college. They are eager learners and high achievers who are on a journey to make it to and through college.

My students have set the bar high even though they have many hurdles to jump.

Our campus is a Title 1 school because many of my kids cannot afford essential school supplies. Many of the come from households with limited resources and support yet every day they put in the work and dedication needed to make their dreams of making it through college a reality.

My Project

My students work collaboratively in groups of 4. These books will be used to help the members one group to become a experts about insects who are decomposers.

These books will also help them understand the role that decomposers play in our ecosystem.

After they have become experts about decomposers, they will use the 360 camera to capture images that will be used to create an interactive, virtual exploration that they will use to teach their classmates about what they have learned about decomposers.

Through this project, students will strengthen their knowledge about decomposers, their communication skills, their ability to collaborate, their ability to create high quality presentations, and their ability to use technology effectively. This project will also make my students more conscious of the vital role that insects play in our world and will allow them to understand the connectivity of all living things in an ecosystem.

Ms. Stewart
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 136 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Vivitar - 360 Degree Action Camera - Black • Best Buy Education $178.74 1 $178.74
Insects As Decomposers • AKJ Education $7.26 4 $29.04

Materials cost

$207.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$240.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.51

Total project goal

$283.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$283.41

3 Donors

-$141.69

Donations toward project cost

-$120.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.25

match offer

-$141.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$120.46

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.26

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$0.00

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