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Ms. Francis from Fort Wingate NM is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

AQTreks Air

My students need a three week rental of the Personal Air Monitor from July 23rd to August 13th to measure air pollution inside and outside our school.

  • $430 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is located in Fort Wingate, NM, near an old Army base from the early 1900s. Our school is 100% minority, with all students being Native American. Many of my students come from low-income households. My high school students are very curious about science and the air we breathe outside. They love hands-on science and enjoy going outdoors to see science in the "real world." My students would immensely benefit from monitoring air quality near our school. We are interested in seeing air pollution in our area.

My Project

My students will use the Personal Air Monitor (PAM) for three weeks to measure air pollution inside and outside our school. This will allow my students to gain a deeper understanding of the pollutants in our air, including local sources of air pollution. We will share our air pollution data with other schools online at aqtreks.com. My students will measure particulate matter, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, temperature, pressure and humidity. They will be able to design Treks to investigate where these pollutants are high and low inside and outside the school. They will analyze their data online and compare their levels to levels found at other schools.

Ms. Francis
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rental from July 23rd to August 13 • AQTreks $330.00 1 $330.00

Materials cost

$330.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$364.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.40

Total project goal

$429.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$429.35

1 Donor

-$364.95

Donations toward project cost

-$364.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$64.40

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$0.00

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