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Ms. Carastro from Deltona FL is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-on Science

Help me give my students hands-on science materials including digital scales and thermometers, and flashlights. We will be using these materials throughout the year during various science experiments.

  • $253 goal

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My Students

I work at Title I school where about 80% of our students in the school are on free or reduced lunch. My students do not have access to things that I took for granted when I was in elementary school. I believe this should not be an excuse and they should get the same learning opportunities and materials as other students.

I have 25 thoughtful and excitable students in my class.

They are positive and engaged when I introduce new materials into my classroom.

My Project

The digital scales and thermometers will be used monthly during our science experiments. I have requested six of these so that each group can complete the experiment on their own in their group.

Doing these hands-on experiments themselves will give them a better understanding of the science rather than watching me do it.

Not only will these instruments be useful in teaching the science curriculum, but it will give me the opportunity to teach them about science tools and how to treat them. My students will be begging me to use these new tools during our next science experiment.

Ms. Carastro
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Taylor Thermometers 9848EFDA Digital Thermometer, Long-Stem, Dual-Scale • Amazon Business $14.51 6 $87.06
AMIR Digital Kitchen Scale, 500g/ 0.01g Mini Pocket Jewelry Scale, Cooking Food Scale with Back-Lit LCD Display, 2 Trays, 6 Units, Auto Off, Tare, PCS Function, Stainless Steel, Batteries Included • Amazon Business $9.79 6 $58.74
EverBrite 9-LED Flashlight 6-pack Impact Handheld Torch Assorted Colors with Lanyard 3AAA Battery Included (Camping, Hiking, Emergency, Hunting) • Amazon Business $11.99 3 $35.97

Materials cost

$181.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$214.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.85

Total project goal

$252.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$252.35

5 Donors

-$234.88

Donations toward project cost

-$214.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.38

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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