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Ms. Turner from Quanah TX is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Exploring the Squid

My students need a preserved squid, 35 copies of a Dissection and Anatomy of the Squid Guide and colored pencils.

  • $519 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

This is my second year to teach ninth, tenth, and eleventh grade sciences at a high school comprised of many economically disadvantaged students in a rural area. It is crucial for my students to have hands on science labs in order to be able to relate science to real life.

At my high school we have had a shortage of good science teachers and some of my students are behind in what they should know in my areas. Paying for it myself, I did this lab last year with my students, and they loved it.

The squid dissection is a way for my students explore the anatomy of a squid as I teach how many animals compare and differ in their internal and external anatomies. I also cook calamari as a fun conclusion to this lab.

Your support will make it possible for our students to see that science is as fascinating as it once was when they were children. They have lost their spark because of bad teachers; I am trying to change that and, with your help, we can help change their minds.

Ms. Turner
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dissection and Anatomy of the Squid Guide • Carolina Biological Supply Company $8.96 35 $313.60
ERASABLE COLORED PECILS, 12CT -- Dixon Ticonderoga 12 Count Erasable Colored Pencils; Assorted Colors • Quill $5.39 10 $53.90
Squid Plain Preserved 1 Per Bag 12 16 in • Carolina Biological Supply Company $5.63 1 $5.63

Materials cost

$373.13

Vendor shipping charges

$37.31

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$425.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$93.30

Total project goal

$518.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$518.34

1 Donor

-$518.34

Donations toward project cost

-$425.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$93.30

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$0.00

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