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

Bridging the Gap Between High School and College Science

My students need LabQuest 2 interfaces to use during our studies of Physics and Biology. These are the same interfaces that many colleges use in their laboratory courses.

  • $1,236 goal

This project expired on August 24, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a high-poverty school district with an amazing mix of young learners. Access to quality materials is always one of the limiting factors in my curriculum. Nevertheless, the students that make up my classes are dedicated to learning.

I teach both Physics and Living Environment (Biology) so most of my yearly budget is used while purchasing consumables for laboratory experiments.

By giving my students access to digital sensors I am hoping to help them prepare for college-level work and beyond.

My Project

The Vernier LabQuest 2 sensor interfaces will allow my students to increase the validity and rate of data collection during our class experiments. We can attach accelerometers, force sensors, voltmeters, and ammeters for our physics labs and thermometers, pH readers, and pulse sensors for our biology labs.

My classroom has an inquiry-based lab component so the versatility of the LabQuests will greatly increase the variety of experiments that my students develop.

The LabQuest interfaces are intuitive to use and will help my class become familiar with the kinds of equipment that many colleges are now using for their lab courses.

Mr. Dechon
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LabQuest 2 • Vernier Software and Technology $329.00 3 $987.00

Materials cost

$987.00

Vendor shipping charges

$18.20

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,050.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$185.29

Total project goal

$1,235.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,235.29

2 Donors

-$833.53

Donations toward project cost

-$708.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$125.03

match offer

-$401.76

Match offer toward project cost

-$341.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.26

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$0.00

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