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Mrs. Wilson from Allentown PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Dissection is an Amazing Experience!

My students need preserved cats for dissection in Anatomy & Physiology

  • $532 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students come from a very small public high school in an east coast metropolitan area. Students are from a wide variety of backgrounds but share a love of science. My subject is an elective so these students have a strong interest in the class and strive to do well.

We focus heavily on laboratory work, inquiry and cooperative groups.

Dissections are a large part of this class and it's encouraging to see how excited students get when it's dissection day! Many students are looking to careers in the medical field and this is the first step toward that career goal.

Please help these fund our latest laboratory.

My Project

My high school anatomy & physiology students need cats for dissection purposes. We already use some specimens from the grocery store and even use fruit! They would benefit greatly from preserved cats to study a larger specimen and investigate the organs, arteries, veins, brain, and all the body systems we cover all year long. The skinned cats will be used to study the muscular system. Some students are headed to college to study in the medical field and this is a wonderful opportunity for them to gain experience in a laboratory setting before college. Groups of student will share the specimens and every attempt will be made to reuse the specimens if possible. We thank you in advance for you willingness to help our students.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Carolinas Perfect Solution Cat, 14 to 18 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $72.00 3 $216.00
Carolinas Perfect Solution Skinned Cat, 14 to 18 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $81.00 2 $162.00

Materials cost

$378.00

Vendor shipping charges

$37.80

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$451.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.67

Total project goal

$531.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$531.14

6 Donors

-$400.21

Donations toward project cost

-$340.18

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.03

match offer

-$130.93

Match offer toward project cost

-$111.29

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.64

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$0.00

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