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Mrs. Uhls from O Fallon IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Energy Tools For The Next Generation

Help me give my students hands on tools to learn about energy resources with the hydroelectric demo kit, solar cell unit, and wind turbine. The oil spill clean-up kit helps them understand one major disadvantage of non-renewable resources.

  • $532 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are from a small city that is just a few miles from an Air Force base. The kids have a natural curiosity and craving for understanding the world around them through science. Engagement during class time with this group of students is high, especially when the use of technology and science tools are involved.

This is my students' first year in junior high, and their first chance to get a serious, hands-on focus in a science classroom.

Most students live in a suburban or rural areas, and many of the students in my classes are from military families due to the proximity to the base.

My Project

I chose the wind turbine, solar motor , bio-gas, and hydroelectricity demo kits for my classroom so that students can have hands on experience learning about alternative energy resources.

Alternative energy resources are important for our future, and it is imperative our students understand how they work and the positive impact they have on the environment.

These kits will give my students a deeper understanding of these resources, instead of just researching and reading about them.

My students crave hands-on activities in Science. These kits will be engaging and beneficial for the many different types of learners in each of my classes.

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HYDROELECTRIC DEMONSTRATION. • Ward's Science $120.70 1 $120.70
KIT BIOGAS CREATION • Frey Scientific $89.99 1 $89.99
KIT OIL SPILL CLEANUP BIOLOGICAL VS PHYS • Frey Scientific $81.62 1 $81.62
WIND TURBINE • Frey Scientific $44.99 1 $44.99
SOLAR CELL UNIT W/MINI MOTOR • Frey Scientific $39.59 1 $39.59
COAL BITUMINOUS 10/PK • Frey Scientific $7.64 1 $7.64

Materials cost

$384.53

Vendor shipping charges

$31.66

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$451.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.76

Total project goal

$531.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$531.72

5 Donors

-$411.72

Donations toward project cost

-$349.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.76

match offer

-$120.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$102.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.00

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$0.00

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