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Ms. Cooper from Indianapolis IN is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Forensic Detectives

My students need DNA Necklace Kit and Human Senses Experiment Kit for science unit.

  • $255 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a public Montessori school in downtown Indianapolis.

Our Montessori students in 6th & 7th grade are very curious about the world around them.

Most of our students have been together for all of their school aged years.

They are very social individuals who share their knowledge and always like to learn more. Their minds are like sponges, and they want to soak up as much information as they can. They like discussing different issues in the world around them.

My Project

My students will be doing a unit where they are "detectives." Students will be learning about forensics. They will be doing different activities including fingerprinting, DNA, and also learning about their senses. These kits would be a great addition to this unit for easier implementation.

The students will be solving a murder mystery using all there knowledge from the different activities we will be doing.

Inquiry based learning is an important concept in science. This is a fun way for students to use the scientific method, inquiry, and science concepts that the students would enjoy as they solve a mystery.

Ms. Cooper
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lab-Aids Human Senses Experiment Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $114.30 1 $114.30
DNA Necklace Classroom Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $53.05 1 $53.05

Materials cost

$167.35

Vendor shipping charges

$16.74

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$216.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.22

Total project goal

$254.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$254.82

4 Donors

-$234.00

Donations toward project cost

-$216.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.40

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$20.82

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$0.00

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