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Mrs. Butterfield from Leonia NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Amusement Park Physics

My students need Amusement Park Physics measuring tools for our upcoming field trip to an amusement park.

  • $185 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The student body at my school is racially diverse, with over 40 countries of origin represented. Most of the parents at our school are very involved and push their children to succeed. However, we have a very high percentage of students who free or reduced price lunch. Our school offers many AP courses and has a reputation as being a challenging school.

Physics courses are challenging and students are much more successful when they have hands-on experiences.

This is my first year at this school and I am working to get the supplies to lead students to success.

My Project

This is my first full year as a high school physics teacher and I have planned a field trip to take my students to Six Flags Great Adventures to experience and study the physics of amusement parks. I went on an Amusement Park Physics trip in high school and it is one of my favorite high school memories so I want to give my students the same opportunity.

In order to take the data called for in the workbook, students will need the Amusement Park Physics measuring tools for measuring time, speed, and acceleration.

I would like this classroom set of these tools for this year's trip and to allow me to do this trip again in the future.

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cenco`s Amusement Park Physics • Sargent-Welch $125.09 1 $125.09

Materials cost

$125.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$156.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.70

Total project goal

$184.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$184.67

3 Donors

-$184.67

Donations toward project cost

-$156.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.70

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$0.00

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