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Mr. M. from NEW YORK NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A fresh (water) start!

The cost of a aquarium is $324, 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>.

  • $338 goal

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I am a teacher in New York City at a second year school, Urban Assembly for Media Studies, specializing in the study of media and technology. I will be teaching Living Environment, the first year the school will be offering a regents science course. My course load will include four labs/classes with 100 students. The school will need to purchase a great deal of equipment and textbooks which does not leave a lot of room to beautify or organize the room. One of the things I wanted to do was make the laboratory/classroom as visual and tactile as possible. I thought that a good beginning for this goal would be to purchase an aquarium for the room. The aquarium will add to a good study environment, and it will give the students an opportunity to learn about and care for the fish. I plan to use the aquarium as starting point to study ecology and visit great ecological sites the City has to offer. This will be a start to a promising year for these regent students!

Mr. M.
Grades 6-8
  • JHS 164 EDWARD W STITT
  • NEW YORK, NY
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
COMPL SPEC AQUARIUM KIT • Carolina Biological Supply Company $229.95 1 $229.95

Materials cost

$229.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$276.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.75

Total project goal

$337.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$337.50

2 Donors

-$323.89

Donations toward project cost

-$277.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.39

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.52

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$0.00

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