You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Sprinkle from Forest VA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Exploring History With Google Expeditions

My students need a Google Expeditions Kit with 10 student devices, a teacher device, a rapid charger, storage cart and wireless adapter to allow them to use Expeditions to take virtual field trips.

  • $4,153 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Not every student learns in the same way, and I do not want my classroom to be considered 'just standard.' Sitting still is out-of-date and not a way to engage learners. I want students to be more independent, critical thinkers.

My students are sixth graders at a large suburban middle school with approximately 1,000 students.

They come from a wide variety of socio-economic backgrounds, and in recent years, as many as 25% of my students have received free and reduced lunch. Multiple languages are also spoken including Korean and Spanish.

Sixth graders are social butterflies and love work in pairs and groups. They are active and ready to learn!

My Project

Imagine taking a class trip to the Great Plains of the U.S., Auschwitz Concentration Camp Museum, the Palace of Versailles, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the major cities of the U.S., and other ‘Wonders of the World.’ As a world traveler myself, there’s nothing like visiting the actual place. Google Expeditions is the next best thing to actually being there. These virtual devices bring historical places and world-wide travel destinations alive for U.S. History and World Cultures students and allow them to develop a better understanding of historical events.

A Google Expedition Kit will bring history and the world to life for students, and giving students access to new technology is an investment in their future.

Seeing places through a Google lens will allow students to better understand historical topics. These virtual field trips will also aid in student written expression as they will be able to better describe events and places they have seen and not just read about.

The Google Expedition Kit is an amazing opportunity to bring learning to life for middle school students, and the possibilities are endless. They will definitely allow students to develop a better understanding of U.S. History and the world around us.

Help my students travel beyond the classroom walls. It will make learning more exciting, fun, and meaningful, and they will remember the experience forever.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Sprinkle is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Google Expeditions Kit - (10 Students) • Best Buy Education $3,448.00 1 $3,448.00

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


11 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Forest","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[383061],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"VA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3052309,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":150,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Sprinkle","authorIds":{"383061":{"owner":"Mrs. Sprinkle","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3052309],"proposalHash":"72900213","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":152073,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTA2ODg3OA==","NTIzNDM4NQ==","MzgzMDYx","NTE1NzE0Ng==","NTE5ODk3NA==","NTE1NTkxOQ==","NTE1NDE5OA==","NTIyNTE2Mw==","NTE4NjY0OQ==","NTE0NDY0Mw==","NTE1NDIwOQ=="],"teacherId":383061,"schoolCounty":"Bedford","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"VA","name":"Virginia"}}