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Ms. Hryniszak from Oakland CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Wonderful World of Science

My students need interact with science through the use of a single device like the Luna Projection Camera. This device will engage and help focus on scientific inquiry.

  • $400 goal

This project expired on February 7, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

With little money being spend on science equipment and science education in primary grades, our student are being deprived of inquiry based education and the development of critical thinking skills.

I have 23 kindergartners that are full of curiosity and wonder.

All of my students are of low income, African-American or of immigrant descent. Many of our families are experiencing economic hardships where the children become victims of an economic circumstance. I want to provide them with a rich educational experiences that will open them to the scientific world.

My Project

I want to provide my little students with a rich educational opportunities in science through inquiry based experiences that will open them to the scientific world. A Lunar Projection Camera can transform an ordinary lesson into a focused, fascinating, and an interactive lessons. Since I have so many little students, I am forced to teach whole class vs small groups, I can easily get their attention by projecting a live organism that we will study and point out to everyone the part or parts that I am talking about. Also, students can use the camera projection to share their findings with the entire class. Camera readers are a wonderful classroom tool that involved all of the students and grabs their attention, as well as increases participation. I am also asking for an electrical pencil sharpener, so my students are able to sharpen their own big, fat pencils that are appropriate for a 4-5 year old hands.

Through the use of an interactive projection camera, I can get my students excited about the world around them through the means of scientific inquiry.

My students' awareness about the world is so limited either by their age or their parents' economic circumstance. I want to expand their understanding about the world around them.

Ms. Hryniszak
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 70 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ES119 - Heavy-Duty Electric Pencil Sharpener • Lakeshore Learning $89.95 1 $89.95
LUNA INTERACTIVE PROJECTION CAMERA • Frey Scientific, Inc. $170.96 1 $170.96

Materials cost

$260.91

Vendor shipping charges

$20.52

State sales tax

$23.87

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$339.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.86

Total project goal

$399.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$399.07

1 Donor

-$399.07

Donations toward project cost

-$339.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.86

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