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Mr. Dukowsky from La Verne CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Alternative to Original Project for Precision Scales

Help me give my students upgraded electronic balances and digital thermometers for more precision and accurate results

  • $504 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are AP chemistry students and honors chemistry students who are high achieving. Many of my AP students will go on to study science at the university level. Some will study engineering, others will go in the medical field (nursing, pre-med, pre-pharm, etc.), while others look to go into scientific research. They have an appreciation for science and a general desire to make the world a better place.

The student population is quite diverse, with various racial and ethnic groups represented.

Additionally, students are from wide ranging socioeconomic backgrounds.

My Project

My project will add to the existing resources to enrich lab experiences, particularly with the electronic balances. Higher precision electronic balances, calculators (for students to use that don't have one...instead of their phones), and digital thermometers will allow students to make more accurate measurements, critical for some labs.

This will allow groups to obtain better lab results when determining the formula of silver oxide, percent yield of copper, identifying the unknown alkali metal, predicting the volume of hydrogen gas produced, identifying precious gems, etc.

Additionally, the different light sources will add to the study of the energy of wavelengths in the Quantum Theory unit. The IR and UV lights will be used to demonstrate the photoelectric effect and the wavelengths beyond our visible spectrum.

Mr. Dukowsky
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 174 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
KEEGH High-Precision Digital Milligram Pocket Scale 100g / 0.001g Reloading, Jewelry Scale,Tare & PCS, LCD Display with Calibration Weights and 2 AAA Batteries • Amazon Business $21.99 8 $175.92
Casio fx-300MS Scientific Calculator • Amazon Business $8.93 10 $89.30
ThermoPro TP-02S 5 Seconds Instant Read Meat Thermometer Digital Cooking Food Thermometer with Long Probe for Grill Candy Kitchen BBQ Smoker • Amazon Business $8.49 6 $50.94
IR Infrared Night Vision Torch 5W 4 Chips 850nm Hunting Flashlight- Infrared Light is Invisible to Human Eyes -To be used with Night Vision Device With 18650 Battery • Amazon Business $16.49 1 $16.49
ZtuoYong 6 Pack Mini Uv LED Flashlight Keychain Light ID Currency Passports Detector Gift Choice(Purple) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
ZtuoYong 6 Pack Mini Uv LED Flashlight Keychain Light ID Currency Passports Detector Gift Choice(Purple) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
4 Pack Meat Thermometer Digital BBQ Cooking Thermometer With Instant Read • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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