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Ms. Blackwell from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Calculators to Understand More About the World Around Us

My students need scientific calculators as we move forward in chemistry class.

  • $588 goal

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My Students

My students are the future. They walk into the classroom with energy, unique personal experiences, and so many questions about the world around them. I had a student just yesterday ask, "Miss B, what do you have to do to become an astronaut?" This excitement and curiosity is what I love about my students.

When tasked with purchasing calculators for class, many seemed hesitant for financial reasons; I want to make sure that the future--my students--have exactly what they need to go wherever they are headed.

My Project

Chemistry is the study of matter and how it changes. Since everything is matter, chemistry is essentially the study of everything.

In order for my students to learn more about the world in which they exist, scientific calculators are an essential tool; not having said tool will create tough barriers for them to overcome as they work hard to master the content.

Whether it is determining the molar mass of a water molecule or calculating the amount of carbon dioxide emitted when we burn methane, students need the mathematical support a Texas Instruments TI-30XII calculator can and will provide them.

Ms. Blackwell
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 120 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Texas Instruments TI-30XII Scientific Calculator • Staples Advantage $12.22 35 $427.70

Materials cost

$427.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$34.86

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$498.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.06

Total project goal

$587.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$587.04

3 Donors

-$491.36

Donations toward project cost

-$417.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.70

match offer

-$95.67

Match offer toward project cost

-$81.32

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.35

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$0.00

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