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Mr. Simpson from Dallas TX is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Our Lab

My students need a functioning hospitality/culinary exploration lab. These items will help to create a space that allows for safe cooking (the glass cook tops) as well as visual measuring representation for my ELL students.

  • $895 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At our school, we are a community of learners. My students are eager to learn. 92% of them chose my class as their elective as they have aspirations to work in the Hospitality or Health and Nutrition Fields. That kind of planning for your future as a 6th, 7th, and 8th grader is beyond impressive.

At our school, we service high risk communities.

You would never guess that from the caliber of student I see everyday. Every student not only pushes themselves to grow just a little everyday, but they encourage each other. Those with language barriers can find assistance at every corner from their peers. Those with academic shortcomings don't hesitate to reach out to their fellow students for help. This sense of community makes my job of leading and teaching them more rewarding than I could expect.

My Project

We are creating a classroom that can also function as our nutrition and culinary lab. In our school, we have limited space and resources. Creating an adaptable lab within the classroom will give us the flexibility to facilitate instruction in a variety of ways. The goal is to create a classroom that will mirror what they may see in their career fields. Using equipment like kitchen prep tables, culinary quality cookware and cutler on a regular basis will give them the familiarity and confidence with the equipment when they move on to their individual career paths. It will also help them prepare for what they will see in High School.

Mr. Simpson
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 420 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Empava 30" Black Tempered Glass 5 Italy Sabaf Burners Stove Top Gas Cooktop EMPV-30GC5QB • Amazon Business $249.99 2 $499.98
EVERIE Sous Vide Bundle Kit with Sous Vide Container 12 Quart, Collapsible Hinge Lid, Sous Vide Container Sleeve for Anova • Amazon Business $49.95 2 $99.90
Curious Chef 17-Piece Measure & Prep Kit • Amazon Business $19.99 4 $79.96
Curious Chef 17-Piece Measure & Prep Kit • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98

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