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  • $160 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Michailidis Gajewski
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Going Green: Students Learn About Energy

My students need 5 potato clocks.

I teach 4th grade in an inner city public school that supports low-income families. Many families live in a poverty-stricken and polluted environment. This activity will educate students about clean environment, recycling, and energy conservation.

This year we commence a brand new theme, Going Green! We do not have the funds to provide students with hands-on experiments which provide students with authentic and memorable experiences.

The clock potato resource will provide students with the hands-on experience that they deserve. Through small group interaction, students will collaborate to create a functioning potato clock in order to study the power of natural resources and energy conservation.

Your generous donation will provide students with a memorable experience that they can take with them throughout their lives. By enriching their learning, we can help to slow down Global Warming effects and provide a healthier living environment for the children of the future.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CLOCK - TWO POTATO • Sargent-Welch $20.25 5 $101.25

Materials cost

$101.25

Vendor shipping charges

$10.13

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$131.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.76

Total project goal

$159.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$159.76

1 Donor

-$76.62

Donations toward project cost

-$65.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.49

match offer

-$77.49

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.54

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.81

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Motorola Foundation and one other donor.

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