You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Mrs. Watson from Tampa FL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Busy Boys

My students need science safety equipment, science tools and ladybugs to observe.

  • $209 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you know how excited boys get over science? I do, because I have a classroom full of them!

My students are 2nd graders in an all boys' class.

Our school is a small, low income, neighborhood school in a large city in Florida. My students enjoy school and investigating everything! They are also very active and eager to learn. They come from hard working families who want them to succeed.

My Project

I am asking for science safety equipment and tools to help us investigate. Active and engaged boys' are a very good thing but in science sometimes active doesn't equal safe. I am asking for a class set of forceps so my boys can safely pick up small and squirmy things. The forceps will keep their hands safe. We are also in need of safety goggles. 10 pairs of goggles will protect my students eyes when they are investigating/observing with sand, liquids and other things that may splash or spray. The class set of hand lenses will help my boys observe better and notice hard to see properties of objects. Finally I am asking for a ladybug habitat. This habitat will let us put all of our equipment and science skills to work. One of the science standards that my students are to learn is the life cycles of different animals. With the ladybugs we will be able to get up close and personal with a life cycle in our own room!

Please help my busy boys become fully safe, fully equipped and fully engaged scientist.

These materials will show my students that they are real scientist that can do real science.

Read More
Mrs. Watson
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 16 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Watson is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MAGNIFIER ROUND 3X 6X PKG/30 • Frey Scientific, Inc. $25.65 1 $25.65
FORCEPS PKG/15 • Frey Scientific, Inc. $8.06 2 $16.12
LADYBUG LAND NON-RETAIL PKG W/PREPAID LM CARD FROM MFR • Frey Scientific, Inc. $17.96 1 $17.96
GOGGLES PLAS SAFETY CHILD SIZE • Frey Scientific, Inc. $3.56 10 $35.60
SCALE, COMPACT, 5000G • Frey Scientific, Inc. $34.02 1 $34.02

Materials cost

$129.35

Vendor shipping charges

$15.52

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$176.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.20

Total project goal

$208.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$208.01

1 Donor

-$208.01

Donations toward project cost

-$176.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.20

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Tampa","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[784671],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"FL","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":885099,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/busy-boys/885099/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":16,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Watson","authorIds":{"784671":{"owner":"Mrs. Watson","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[885099],"proposalHash":"1286975976","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-1_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":134167,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["ODM4NDYz"],"teacherId":784671,"schoolCounty":"Hillsborough","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"FL","name":"Florida"}}