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Mrs. Rodono from Manhattan Beach CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help My Deaf Students Have Visual and Hands On Learning!

Help me give my students the hands on science experiments my deaf students need to learn.

  • $595 goal

This project expired on February 12, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a wonderful classroom of students who are deaf. They are enthusiastic about learning hands on projects, where language is understood by doing.

My students are in a self-contained deaf and hard of hearing classroom where all subjects are taught.

Each child is unique in their learning. As a specialized learning center, my students thrive with hands on learning.

Since many are just learning language, visual tools help them to be successful. Each child wants to do their personal best and contribute to the classroom and the community.

Although they have many obstacles, these children are happy and eager to learn!

My Project

These hands on science experiments will allow my deaf students to experience science in action. Because my students are deaf, experiencing the science project allows my students to understand core science concepts in an inexpensive, fun, and innovative way. With rocks, students will identify rock formations and fossils. Students will see chemical reactions with color explosions and fizzy bombs. Visibly seeing the Earth in layers will help students understand the physical make up of planets. Using a molecular model helps in understanding the make up of matter. Circuit kits help students understand electricity. Seeing body structures help students understand the workings of how the body works.

Mrs. Rodono
Grades 6-8

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 8 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JuniorScope Microscope for Kids - 3 Magnification Levels - 40x, 100x, 400x - Includes Slides, Science Experiments & Accessories - Portable Student Microscope • Amazon Business $87.98 1 $87.98
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Mega Construction Engineering Set - Build 35 Unique Motorized Models: Helicopters, Cars, Animals and More - STEM Learning • Amazon Business $43.99 1 $43.99
Snap Circuits Snaptricity Electronics Exploration Kit | Over 75 STEM Projects | 4-Color Project Manual | 40 Snap Modules | Unlimited Fun • Amazon Business $33.23 1 $33.23
Thames & Kosmos Biology Genetics and DNA • Amazon Business $26.65 1 $26.65
SmartLab Toys Squishy Human Body • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Proctor Silex 38526 Electric Skillet • Amazon Business $24.06 1 $24.06
SIMPZIA 240 Pcs Organic Chemistry Model Kit Molecular Model kit, Chemistry Organic and Inorganic Modeling Students Set with Manual & Atoms, Bonds for Students, Teachers & Scientists • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Learning Resources LER6039 Giant Magnetic Animal Cell • Amazon Business $21.86 1 $21.86
School Smart Primary Chart Paper, 24 x 32 Inches, Ruled 1-1/2 Inch with Dotted Midline, White, 70 Sheets • Amazon Business $20.42 1 $20.42
Nutrient Agar Kit, Includes Nutrient Agar Dehydrated, 10 Sterile Petri Dishes with Lids & 10 Sterile Cotton Swabs • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
OWI The Solar System Solar Kit • Amazon Business $17.01 1 $17.01
McDonald Publishing Physical Science Basics Teaching Poster Set • Amazon Business $15.45 1 $15.45
4M Magnet Science Kit • Amazon Business $13.58 1 $13.58
Periodic Table of Elements Poster For Kids - LAMINATED - 2018 Science & Chemistry Chart for Classroom (18 x 24) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
4M Green Science Dynamo Torch • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
4M KidzLabs Tornado Maker Science Kit • Amazon Business $12.18 1 $12.18
Adventures With Atoms and Molecules: Chemistry Experiments for Young People - Book I (Adventures With Science) • Amazon Business $11.71 1 $11.71
4M Weather Science Kit • Amazon Business $10.18 1 $10.18

Materials cost

$429.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$39.34

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$505.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.24

Total project goal

$594.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$594.96

4 Donors

-$396.63

Donations toward project cost

-$337.14

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.49

match offer

-$198.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$168.58

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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