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Mrs. F. from Sacramento CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Chromebooks for Science

My students need Chromebooks for their scientific research and data collection.

  • $634 goal

This project expired on October 3, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a Science Teacher at a Title I school in Sacramento, California. My students are wonderfully diverse and teach me something new each day. Many of my students ride the city bus for 45 minutes each day to get to school without complaint. 60% of my students are socioeconomically disadvantaged and 20% are English language learners.

Despite their hardships, my students come to school eager to learn and curious about the natural world.

Our science department is one of the stronger science departments in the district, offering challenging courses such as AP Biology, AP Chemistry, and AP Physics. Teachers here are eagerly implementing more data-based and hands-on inquiry science approaches to learning!

My Project

Every day, I try to teach my students in ways that real scientists and engineers study an do science. In order to better educate STEM in the classroom, we need more access to technology so that they can easily read current research articles, watch videos and analyze data. My goal is for students to be using technology to inform their knowledge of the biological world and help them become better science consumers.

We currently only have access to around 10 laptop carts that over 2200 students and 125 teachers share across the campus.

This project would be the start of building my 21st-century room to enable and support future scientists where students would have immediate access to the latest science technology.

To do this, we need more portable and accessible computers so that each laboratory group can record data to collaborate in their individual groups and as a whole class. Each lab station in my classroom will have a Google Chromebook computer set up so that students may input their data and results in programs such as Google numbers. Google numbers can then give students instant results and results. We can then project the class data easily and quickly, without wasting valuable class time trying to collect the numbers.

There are also a variety and extraordinarily large amount of virtual laboratory activities available for students. My students would have instant access to these virtual labs in which they will have the opportunity to perform labs that they would normally be unable to perform due to lack of equipment in the classroom or time the lab takes to run. The Chromebooks purchased for my classroom would give students accessible access to technology and develop technology skills that are so essential in this ever-changing technologically advanced world.

Mrs. F.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 35 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Asus - 11.6'Chromebook - Intel Celeron - 4GB Memory - 16GB eMMC Flash Memory - Light gray, dark gray • Best Buy Education $229.89 2 $459.78

Materials cost

$459.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$42.07

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$538.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$95.07

Total project goal

$633.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$633.82

2 Donors

-$625.00

Donations toward project cost

-$538.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$86.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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