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Ms. Masupha from Chicago IL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Got Genetics?

Help me give my students the opportunity to explore their understanding of Human Genetics and the importance of DNA, traits, features, and genetic structures through a hands-on experiment.

  • $269 goal

This project expired on May 7, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In my Math & Science classroom, We believe in the Power of We; We are One collective responsible for All of Our Education. Since We are One, Our Education is One. We are curious. We ask and answer questions. We don't accept a simple explanations of complex topics. We value research of the "who, what, when, where, how and why". We enjoy learning and exploring. We further our understanding through hands-on, personal experiences. We like to use our senses to make new discoveries, draw conclusions, and research complex topics.

Curiosity fosters Education and Education doesn't have an age limit.

I teach them and they teach me. We are all curious and ready to learn.

My Project

Currently, my students are studying the concept "Traits and Reproduction from the Genetics of a Spider Silk". Unfortunately, there are not any hands-on activities or text that explains genetics from a human perspective in the curriculum.

My students are curious about their genetic structures and how it effects their familiar structures.

My students do not like virtual experiments. I will use the DNA lab to further explain the topics of DNA, genes, genetic structure, variation, protein molecules, features, and chromosome. Giving my students the opportunity to complete a hands-on DNA lab, that will bridge the gap between imagination and real world problems.

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

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 35 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
NGSS DNA DETECTIVES LAB ACTIVITY • Ward's Science $194.99 1 $194.99

Materials cost

$194.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$227.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.22

Total project goal

$268.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$268.13

4 Donors

-$135.00

Donations toward project cost

-$114.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.25

match offer

-$133.13

Match offer toward project cost

-$113.16

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.97

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$0.00

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