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Mrs. Christensen from Upland CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-on DNA Models in Biology

Help me give my students hands-on experience building DNA models with K'NEX Replication and Transcription sets.

  • $394 goal

This project expired on January 19, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is a place where all students can leave their problems at the door and learn about biology in a positive climate. My students come from a variety of backgrounds, yet all are excited to learn and work on engaging projects.

With new science standards in California, science classes are shifting from "learning about" to "figuring out." Science teachers today are challenged with finding new ways to provide students with opportunities to solve real world problems.

My students are ready and willing for these changes. There is no greater time to be a science teacher. I'm excited to offer some new, multi-dimensional learning experiences that help students deepen their understanding of science concepts from year to year.

My Project

K'NEX Replication and Transcription models in my high school biology class will benefit my students because it is a difficult concept to learn since they cannot see the molecules. This engaging activity will allow students to learn the parts of the molecule and actually show the processes we are learning about inside cells.

Learning is always more fun when it's hands-on.

Models in science allow students to absorb difficult concepts like a sponge. There's really no other effective way to teach it. Please help me give my eager students this opportunity to build K'NEX in biology class, they will love it!

Mrs. Christensen
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 180 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
K’NEX Education – DNA Replication and Transcription Set – 525 Pieces – Ages 10+ Science Educational Toy • Amazon Business $55.00 5 $275.00

Materials cost

$275.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$25.16

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$334.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.99

Total project goal

$393.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$393.27

3 Donors

-$393.27

Donations toward project cost

-$334.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.99

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$0.00

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