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Mrs. Carroll from Refugio TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Focus on Science of Life Through Different Lenses

My students need a microscope to view cells and atomic structure models to understand bonding. We do play games where they write chemical formulas, etc. on individual whiteboards and they are totally engaged!

  • $1,343 goal

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My Students

All of my students were affected by Hurricane Harvey. Many of my students lost everything. I have had the pleasure of teaching these students once in Jr High and now I teach them at the high school level. My students need hands on experiences to assist them in learning and being successful in life. The students know that I'm on their side and that we will make the most out of each and every day. I want for my students to gain knowledge in Science due to better paying STEM Jobs because my students deserve this opportunity! We are all changed by this experience we lived through.

My Project

A microscope and a variety of slides will aid students exploration of structure and function of many organelles. Students will be engaged in making agar (which will need to be refrigerated) for collecting bacteria samples and this opens all of our eyes! Science World can be used as a resource that keeps students' interest of current real world interactions. Another resource, Twig lessons will impact our knowledge and interest from the biosphere to atoms.

Atomic structure models will assist students in grasping a multitude of concepts like atoms, ions, isotopes, and chemical properties.

Whiteboards will be used by the students for me to see what the student is thinking while writing or drawing structures. These hands on activities ensure to increase in students' knowledge in daily chemical interactions. All of these items will make a huge difference in connecting Science to my students' lives.

Mrs. Carroll
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MICROSCOPE HM STD GLIDING STAGE LED. • Ward's Science $271.15 1 $271.15
Science World, Grades 6 - 10 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 12 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 6–10 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $9.49 20 $189.80
BRIGHT INTERACTIVE ATOM. • Ward's Science $38.25 3 $114.75
ATOMIC STRUCTURE FUNDAMENTALS. • Ward's Science $44.39 2 $88.78
Insignia? - 2.6 Cu. Ft. Mini Fridge - Black • Best Buy Education $86.71 1 $86.71
VWR PETRI DISH Y 100X15MM GAMMA ST PK20. • Ward's Science $11.14 5 $55.70
STUDENT BOARD DRY ERASE PLAIN 9X12 SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 30 • School Specialty $52.53 1 $52.53
POLYURETHANE FOAM ACTIVITY • Ward's Science $35.99 1 $35.99
ERASER DRY ERASE STUDENT 2X2 PACK OF 30 • School Specialty $34.29 1 $34.29
Fish and Onion Mitosis Slide Set • Nasco $26.75 1 $26.75
ELEPHANT TOOTHPASTE • Ward's Science $16.96 1 $16.96
Bacteria - 3 separate smears iCocci Bacilli Spirillaei gram stain • Nasco $15.50 1 $15.50
VWR PAD ALCOHOL PREP ST 40GSM 2.79 CM M • Ward's Science $2.80 5 $14.00
PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM-RING STAGES(SM) GS • Ward's Science $11.31 1 $11.31
PREPARED SLIDE SICKLE CELL ANEMIA. • Ward's Science $8.79 1 $8.79
PREPARED SLIDE SPERM (HUMAN). • Ward's Science $8.16 1 $8.16
PLANT MITOSIS (LS) QS QUADRUPLE • Ward's Science $8.09 1 $8.09
SPINAL CORD (MAMMALIAN) SM. • Ward's Science $6.89 1 $6.89
ONION (ALLIUM) ROOT TIP LS. • Ward's Science $6.55 1 $6.55
ANIMAL CELL GENERAL TYPE. • Ward's Science $5.29 1 $5.29
BLOOD (HUMAN) SM. • Ward's Science $5.23 1 $5.23

Materials cost

$1,063.22

Vendor shipping charges

$31.88

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$15.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,141.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$201.36

Total project goal

$1,342.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,342.41

1 Donor

-$570.52

Donations toward project cost

-$570.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$671.21

Match offer toward project cost

-$570.53

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$100.68

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$100.68

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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