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  • $547 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Ferreira-Estafanous
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Fusion of Art and Science: DNA Barcoding

My students need a microcentrifuge and pyrex bottles to have the opportunity to do genetic labs.

My Students

Our students come from 51 different countries and speak many different languages. Our school focuses on creating a meaningful academic environment for students with diverse backgrounds and academics needs. Students strive to learn while adapting to a new country and language. We meet the academic needs of English Language Learners, students with interrupted education, and students with learning disabilities through collaborative and project-based activities. Project-based learning and portfolio presentations throughout the academic year has allowed our students to demonstrate their learning in various ways and develop skills that gives them the encouragement they need to continue to pursue their goals.

My Project

These lab tools will give my students the opportunity to use equipment that they have not previously used and continue to develop measurement skills needed in science and everyday life. In this project, students will learn and use DNA lab techniques to identify living things.

Through the fusion of Science and Art, students will be encouraged to collaborate and create their own representation of the DNA Barcoding data collected that incorporates their interests and culture.

The opportunity to incorporate art in science, gives each student the opportunity to build reading fluency. Also, integrating art into science gives English Language Learners the ability to apply and demonstrate their science knowledge in creative and innovative forms. Students need MicroCentrifuge and different volume Pyrex bottles.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Carolina MicroCentrifuge, US Plug • Carolina Biological Supply Company $324.00 1 $324.00
Pyrex Bottle, Square, Glass, 500 mL • Carolina Biological Supply Company $15.88 2 $31.76
Pyrex Bottle, Square, Glass, 1,000 mL • Carolina Biological Supply Company $20.79 1 $20.79
Pyrex Bottle, Square, Glass, 250 mL • Carolina Biological Supply Company $12.87 1 $12.87

Materials cost

$389.42

Vendor shipping charges

$38.94

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$464.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.92

Total project goal

$546.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$546.12

4 Donors

-$273.06

Donations toward project cost

-$232.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.96

match offer

-$273.06

Match offer toward project cost

-$232.10

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.96

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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