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  • $1,129 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Long
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 7 donors
  • $0 still needed

Bring STEM to Life with Data Collection Technology

My students need 8 Vernier digital temperature sensors and Vernier Go!Link interfaces to allow them to accurately read temperatures and graphically display the temperature data on laptops in real time during science labs.

My Students

My school community includes a large population of Hispanic and Chaldean immigrant families.

With over 79% of my students being economically disadvantaged and 17% with limited English proficiency, they enter my middle school science classroom facing many obstacles.

But these challenges become opportunities for developing grit and growing a passion for learning as I strive to engage them in science that addresses real world phenomena with 21st-century solutions. They just need some 21st-century science tools to help them reach their potential.

My Project

The digital temperature sensors will allow students to analyze and interpret data for many investigations involving temperature. These include investigating heating of land and water, the greenhouse effect, solar homes, the cause of seasons, phase changes, etc.... just to name a few. These are extremely versatile tools to be used for years to come.

With the ability to accurately collect temperature data in real time and have it displayed graphically on laptops using the Vernier Go!Link interface, students will have the 21st-century tools they need to gather evidence like real scientists do.

The actual doing of science will pique students’ curiosity, capture their interest, motivate their continued study and help them recognize that the work of scientists has deeply affected the world they live in. Students may then recognize that science can help solve challenges that confront society today.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Go!Link Teacher Pack • Sargent-Welch $509.99 1 $509.99
Vernier Go! Temp Teacher Package • Sargent-Welch $329.99 1 $329.99

Materials cost

$839.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$76.86

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$959.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$169.31

Total project goal

$1,128.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,128.75

6 Donors

-$540.47

Donations toward project cost

-$479.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.75

match offer

-$564.38

Match offer toward project cost

-$479.72

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$84.66

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$23.91

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 160 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Sergey Brin Family Foundation and 6 other donors.

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