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 »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

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.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Rubera from Haverhill MA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cell-Ebrate With a Microscope!

Help me give my students access to a digital microscope that will help them learn about cells.

  • $790 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative, innovative problem-solvers. They are resilient and come to school despite the challenges and trauma in their lives. Once a thriving factory city, my students are from an urban district that has been recently plagued by gang violence. Despite challenges, they show up for school everyday, eager and excited to learn.

There are 155 sixth graders who attend a middle school where many of the students live in poverty.

Students come to school with social and emotional challenges, nutritional deficits, and cognitive lags. They come from many different countries, and speak many different languages. They come to our school. Our school provides them a safe learning environment where students can reach their potential.

My Project

If this project is funded, I will be able to use the digital microscope to help students view many different types of cells. Most of my students have never used a microscope before, and we have currently only 7 working old compound microscopes at the middle school for all 4 grades to share. The old compound microscopes can be difficult for students to use.

By providing students with a digital microscope, students will view an enlarged version of what is seen looking under a microscope.

It allows all students access what can be seen with a microscope. Furthermore, this microscope can capture, measure, annotate, and edit images from a microscope. Students will be able to access and have images of what was viewed and can use those images when speaking or writing about cells.

Mrs. Rubera
Grades 6-8
More than half 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

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

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. Rubera is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Motic Moticam BTX8 Digital Camera and Tablet • Carolina Biological Supply Company $575.10 1 $575.10

Materials cost

$575.10

Vendor shipping charges

$57.51

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$671.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$118.45

Total project goal

$789.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$789.69

3 Donors

-$780.87

Donations toward project cost

-$671.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$109.63

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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":"Haverhill","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[2236855],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3715811,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/cell-ebrate-with-a-microscope/3715811/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":90,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Rubera","authorIds":{"2236855":{"owner":"Mrs. Rubera","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3715811],"proposalHash":"-447288490","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp2236855_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1540141188692","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":372991,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjAxNTQ0MA==","MjIzNjg1NQ==","NDg5Nzg3NA=="],"teacherId":2236855,"schoolCounty":"Essex","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MA","name":"Massachusetts"}}