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Ms. Flora from Quicksburg VA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-On Specimen Sets for Curious Seventh Graders

Help me give my students visible, concrete examples of the amazing diversity on our planet!

  • $591 goal

This project expired on January 27, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Thank you so very much for viewing my fundraiser! My students are from a rural area in Virginia, and do not have the resources as many of the larger schools in the surrounding counties. They are very curious, inventive, and eager learners, and they enjoy hands-on activities above all else. I want them to have more learning experiences that involve manipulating, observing, and experimenting.

It is still early in the year, but my students love lab days!

Please help give them more to observe and manipulate!

My Project

Science is a subject best served up in an active way! Students in my 90 minute classes need to get up and move, and explorations and activities are incorporated as much as I can. I will even make a test review a station activity if possible, having the students move around the class as they search for material they should review.

My new classroom has no specimen sets for the animal or plant kingdoms, which will make it harder for some students to visualize, as well and compare and contrast, all of the different kingdoms.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!

Ms. Flora
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 133 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Animal Kingdom II Set • Carolina Biological Supply Company $355.50 1 $355.50
Plant Kingdom Survey Set, Living • Carolina Biological Supply Company $109.84 1 $109.84

Materials cost

$465.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$502.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.64

Total project goal

$590.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$590.96

3 Donors

-$296.00

Donations toward project cost

-$251.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.40

match offer

-$294.96

Match offer toward project cost

-$250.72

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.24

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$0.00

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