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Ms. Beard from San Jose CA is requesting Awaiting Classification through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Dual Nature

Help me give my students photoelectric effect investigation kits and safe viewing spectrum systems.

  • $3,465 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are AP Physics2 students. They have a range of academic abilities some very high achieving student as well students with special needs, learning disabilities and physical disabilities.

My students have a keen interest in science and engineering, and are are curious about how things work.

They engage in many hands on inquiry based labs that enable them to identify relationships to develop models about how systems behave.

My Project

A key ingredient to any AP Physics class is scientific inquiry through lab work. These shared experiences give students insight into how physicists and engineers conduct research.

Hands-on inquiry based labs give students of color, students with special needs, and first time AP students shared experiences that level the playing field, provide greater access to course content which enables more success in the course overall.

These photoelectric effect lab kits will allow my students to understand the dual nature of light, provide insight into the mystery of the cosmos, and experience with a unique lab not often done at the high school level. This directly aligns with course goals, makes the content more relevant and accessible to all.

Ms. Beard
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safe Spectrum System Single-Tube Power Supply • Carolina Biological Supply Company $223.24 9 $2,009.16
Determining Plancks Constant with LEDs: Investigating the Photoelectric Effect and Electronic Light Sensors Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $116.95 4 $467.80
Spectroscope Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $78.48 2 $156.96

Materials cost

$2,633.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$241.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$39.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,944.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$519.61

Total project goal

$3,464.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$3,464.04

1 Donor

-$3,464.04

Donations toward project cost

-$2,944.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$519.61

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$0.00

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