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Mr. Gallina from Jamaica NY is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bio-Students Take Cellfies!

Help me give my students digital microscopes to create images and videos for their digital biology portfolios.

  • $483 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are smart, motivated, hardworking, and eager to learn. They come from a variety of backgrounds, places both near and far, and for some immigrant students our classroom in Jamaica Queens is their first introduction to school in America.

My students are determined to succeed, despite the limited resources available to them in our inner city public school.

They have great aspirations, and it is my job to provide them with meaningful learning experiences and teach them skills that they can transfer to college and careers in their futures.

My Project

Microscopes are critical instruments in the study of biology, granting students access to the microscopic world of cells and cellular processes. In the early days of microscopes, scientists doubled as artists - illustrating the natural world.

Today, with the use of digital microscopes, my biology students have the opportunity to document their microscopy labs and create digital art and videos along the way!

Students will be able to create digital portfolios of their microscope work and share their explorations with the world through social media. The donation of digital microscopes to my classroom will foster learning in a varity of subjects including biology, technology, art, and media studies.

Mr. Gallina
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DIGITAL MICROSCOPE AMOEBA BLUE SHELL • Frey Scientific $83.69 4 $334.76
CD DIGITAL MICROSCOPY • Frey Scientific $0.00 4 $0.00

Materials cost

$334.76

Vendor shipping charges

$40.17

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$409.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.34

Total project goal

$482.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$482.29

7 Donors

-$396.74

Donations toward project cost

-$344.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.01

match offer

-$76.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$65.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.51

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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