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  • $434 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Ybanez
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 14 donors
  • $0 still needed

From STEM to STEAM: ARTS in Chemistry!

My students need the different kinds of paint to explore the role of chemistry in arts.

My Students

Most of my students are from low-income families and yet they strive hard to do great works in my class. They are a diverse group of students who love to learn and prepare themselves and their future. If you see them in my classroom, you will see their inquisitiveness and curiosity as well as their eagerness to help each other. It would be such a waste of talent if they are not given the best opportunity they could ever have.

My Project

Most of my students like arts - I see it in the papers they turn-in, their notebooks and binders. I would like for them to see the connection between chemistry and the arts that they do.

By PAINTING on WATER, we are going from STEM to STEAM as science explains what happens when they do their artworks.

They will be amazed at how they can explain their artworks using math and chemistry vocabulary as well as enjoy their project. They will learn, using a different approach, the concepts of solubility, dilution, density, surface tension, percent concentration, molarity, viscosity, turbidity and intermolecular forces. It's about time for them to enjoy after all the bombardment of atoms and molecules for the past months.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
00018-1029-Blick Student Grade Tempera - 4-Color Pump Kit, Primary Colors, Gallons • Blick Art Materials $65.82 2 $131.64
00369-1109-Blick Liquid Watercolors - Set of 10 assorted colors, 8 oz bottles • Blick Art Materials $30.27 2 $60.54
00711-1049-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Basic Color Set, Pack of 6, Pints • Blick Art Materials $24.64 2 $49.28
10209-1033-Blick Sulphite Drawing Papers - 9" x 12", White, 500 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $11.79 2 $23.58
06032-1009-Richeson Slightly Imperfect Assorted Brush Set - Set of 42 • Blick Art Materials $23.29 1 $23.29

Materials cost

$288.33

Vendor shipping charges

$28.83

State sales tax

$17.30

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$368.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.08

Total project goal

$433.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$433.86

13 Donors

-$238.11

Donations toward project cost

-$204.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.46

match offer

-$193.09

Match offer toward project cost

-$164.13

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.96

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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14 donors14 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Stavros Niarchos Foundation and 13 other donors.

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