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Ms. Turrel from Greenwood IN is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Carbon is out, hydrogen is in!

The cost of 12 Compact Electrolysis Apparatus to split water into hydrogen and oxygen from Sargent Welch is $433, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $490 goal

This project expired on April 6, 2007.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Nearly all of our energy needs are supplied by burning carbon-based fuels, such as oil and coal. This is increasing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, which is causing a subsequent increase in global warming. Scientists tell us we need to find alternatives, and hydrogen power may be the answer. Energy experts have described it as moving away from a carbon economy and into a hydrogen economy. I teach chemistry and integrated chemistry and physics to high school students in a public school in suburban Indianapolis. Most of my students are juniors or seniors, and in just one or two years they will be in the "real world" making decisions as consumers and citizens. One of the great responsibilities I feel as a teacher is to educate these kids on all of the options out there, so they can be a part of the solution and realize that we can indeed move away from our dependence on petroleum. The materials I need to help my students learn about hydrogen power are very few, as I already have many of the items necessary. Your funding of this project will enable my students to learn about hydrogen fuel cells, which very well may be the transportation fuel of the future.

Ms. Turrel
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
COMPACT ELECTROLYSIS APPARATUS • Sargent Welch $28.39 12 $340.68

Materials cost

$340.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$401.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.20

Total project goal

$490.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$490.00

5 Donors

-$490.00

Donations toward project cost

-$402.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.25

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$0.00

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