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Mrs. Baker from Tualatin OR is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Collecting Bugs To Change The Planet

My students need totes, rain boots, flash cards and a pipet.

  • $1,544 goal

This project expired on September 28, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This project is inspired by the Teach for the Planet project "Collecting Bugs to Change the Planet". Water quality is an exciting topic and we have the chance to compare the water chemistry with biological life on our school restoration site.

My students like getting outside.....when they have the proper footwear.

It is necessary for me to get proper waterproof boots for my students so they can wade into science! We will collect samples from the newly restored wetland and compare water quality.

My Project

Students will be in the field investigating chemistry and doing bioassessments to study water quality on our school's wetland. We will use this data to propose and implement mitigation projects of their own design. One of the goals is to change polluting behaviors, and inspire future community based action.

My students will have a chance to try and mitigate the pollution that they find and will be able to better explore environmental science issues that are of the most interest and relevance to them.

Mrs. Baker
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 210 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kamik Women's Heidi Rain Boot, Turquoise, 9 M US • Amazon $49.16 5 $245.80
LaMotte Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Life Cycle and Habitat Flash Card Set • Carolina Biological Supply Company $50.62 4 $202.48
Kamik Women's Heidi Rain Boot, Viola, 10 M US • Amazon $49.95 4 $199.80
Kamik Women's Heidi Rain Boot,Coral,6 M US • Amazon $49.16 4 $196.64
Kamik Women's Heidi Rain Boot,Dewberry,7 M US • Amazon $41.79 4 $167.16
Kamik Women's Heidi Rain Boot,Red,8 M US • Amazon $34.50 4 $138.00
Elementary Sieve Set • Carolina Biological Supply Company $33.25 2 $66.50
Globe Scientific 135010-500 LDPE Graduated Transfer Pipet, Large Bulb, Non-Sterile, 148mm Length, 7.5mL Capacity (Box of 500) • Amazon $20.10 1 $20.10

Materials cost

$1,236.48

Vendor shipping charges

$26.90

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$18.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,311.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$231.52

Total project goal

$1,543.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,543.45

3 Donors

-$84.50

Donations toward project cost

-$80.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

match offer

-$1,448.45

Match offer toward project cost

-$1,231.18

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$217.27

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.50

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$0.00

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