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Mr. Soto from Paterson NJ is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Filtering Our Own Water

My students need a water filtration system to be able to filter the school water and reduce the use of plastic water bottles.

  • $392 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I have an amazing group of Second Language Learners, 2nd and 3rd graders, that are very excited about learning and developing their language skills in English.

Since the beginning of the school year, we are working together on building a community of caring citizens.

Through Character Education and strategies from Responsive Classroom, we are creating a nurturing environment, where all members of our classroom feel safe to take risks and comfortable to learn from their mistakes. We are ready to continue our journey.

My Project

One of our goals this year has been to find ways to take care of our environment. Many activities that we have done in the classroom are centered around recycling and reusing non-biodegradable materials to protect the environment.

We have made a commitment to use less non-biodegradable products to create an awareness of becoming more environmental friendly.

This is the reason why we decided to stop using water bottles in the classroom. I have ordered ZeroWater water filtration systems to use in the classroom. We will be able to drink the tap water from our school with these filtration systems. The students will be able to measure the pH level of the water with the digital pH meter.

Mr. Soto
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ZeroWater Replacement Filters, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $114.99 1 $114.99
ZeroWater 23 Cup Dispenser with Free Water Quality Meter • Amazon Business $34.99 2 $69.98
ZeroWater 23 Cup Dispenser with Free Water Quality Meter • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
doTERRA Wild Orange Essential Oil 15 ml by doTERRA,pack of 2 • Amazon Business $28.00 1 $28.00
doTERRA Lemon Essential Oil 15 ml, 2 Pack • Amazon Business $26.66 1 $26.66
Digital PH Meter, VANTAKOOL PH Meter 0.01 PH High Accuracy Water Quality Tester with 0-14 PH Measurement Range for Household Drinking, Pool and Aquarium Water PH Tester Design with ATC (Blue) (yellow) • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98

Materials cost

$298.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$333.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.78

Total project goal

$391.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$391.86

3 Donors

-$195.93

Donations toward project cost

-$166.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.39

match offer

-$195.93

Match offer toward project cost

-$166.54

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.39

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$0.00

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