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Mrs. Brandel from Jacksonville FL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Breakout! of Classroom Norms

My students need a variety of locks, an invisible ink pen, a black light flashlight and other supplies to create and participate in science escape rooms! The storage boxes will be used for storage of all materials and hold the key to escape!

  • $288 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from all walks of life. We are a Title I school in the downtown area, and many of my students come from low-income families. Despite their individual challenges, I teach some of the smartest, most determined students in Jacksonville.

These are the students who WILL change the world.

My students crave learning and new ways to learn. They want activities that they can manipulate. These students have such a willingness to learn and try new things. They are my inspiration!

My Project

Picture this: You and your friends are trapped in a spaceship and must reach Earth! You must use all of your knowledge about space travel to make the return trip home! Except, you aren't really in a spaceship, you're in a classroom, and you aren't trying to fly a ship home, you are learning and reviewing.

The requested supplies will be used to build a classroom escape room in which students use their knowledge of science to break out of class!

We need a variety of locks, an invisible ink pen, a black light flashlight and other supplies.

By donating to our project, you will provide students with opportunities to master science skills in a collaborative, fun, and safe environment.

With these supplies, I can transform our classroom into an environment that encourages teamwork while enhancing leadership skills. Students will use UV flashlights to find hidden clues across the room. These clues will allow them to answer questions that lead them to the storage boxes which contain the key to escape the room! These activities will test students on their science knowledge without having them sit at a desk. These materials will enrich the science curriculum in a new and exciting way!

Mrs. Brandel
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
VaporVaultz Locking Accessory Pouch, 1 x 5.x 8 Inches, Black (VZ00503) • Amazon Business $11.99 3 $35.97
Master Lock Lockout Tagout Hasp, Vinyl Coated Steel Hasp, 1-1/2 in Jaw Clearance, 421 • Amazon Business $4.54 6 $27.24
Master Lock Padlock, Set Your Own WORD Combination Lock, 2-1/2 in. Wide, Assorted Colors, 1534D • Amazon Business $7.98 3 $23.94
Master Lock Padlock, Set Your Own Speed Dial Combination Lock, 2-1/8 in. Wide, Assorted Colors, 1500iD • Amazon Business $7.65 3 $22.95
Stack-On GMR-13 13-Inch Multi-Purpose Handy Storage Box with Tote Tray, Red • Amazon Business $7.16 3 $21.48
Steel Padlock With Keys (HEAVY DUTY SECURITY) 100% Waterproof - Safely Lock Interior or Exterior Gates, Sheds, Lockers, Bikes, Tool Box, or Containers. Includes 3 Master Keys • Amazon Business $5.99 3 $17.97
Puroma PMCL 2 Pack Combination Lock 4 Digit Padlock for School Gym Sports Locker,Fence,Toolbox,Case,Hasp Storage(Black) • Amazon Business $8.49 2 $16.98
TSA Approved Luggage Locks, Fosmon (3 Pack) Open Alert Indicator 3 Digit Combination Padlock Codes with Alloy Body for Travel Bag, Suit Case, Lockers, Gym, Bike Locks or Other • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Findway 5 UV Ultra Violet Blacklight 9 LED Flashlight Torch Light Outdoors,Pet Urine Detector for Dog Urine,Pet Stains and Bed Bug Detector,Dog Urine Remover • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
9 Pack Gel Filter Colored Overlays Correction Gel Light Filter Transparent Color Film Plastic Sheets, 11.7 by 8.3 Inches, Red • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Invisable ink pen marker secret spy message writer with uv light fun activity for kids party favors ideas gifts and stock stuffers, (6 Pack) By SyPen • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$211.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$244.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.18

Total project goal

$287.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$287.84

1 Donor

-$285.19

Donations toward project cost

-$244.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.53

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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