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Mrs. Rodrigues from Keaau HI is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Dissect Our World in Science!

My students need 13 materials to do hands-on labs in biology and marine science including dissection tools, guides and specimens.

  • $546 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach high school marine science and biology. To engage the students, I try to offer as many hands-on activities as possible but to do this we need materials. Please support my students by helping us obtain the classroom supplies we need.

Our school community is a rural public high school in Hawaii.

Many of my students have mild and moderate disabilities. We are in a high poverty area with many students qualifying for free lunch. Many live with single parents, relatives or foster parents. Despite these challenges, my students are bright and many aspire to go to college.

My Project

To promote STEM learning, I want my students to participate in as many labs as possible. In order to do this, we have to have supplies to use in our lab. When I asked my biology students what sort of labs they wanted to do, dissection was overwhelmingly suggested. I explained to my students that we didn't have the materials but that I would try to get them. They are very excited at the prospect of increasing their science learning through hands-on lab activities.

Please consider making a donation to help my classroom.

These items will facilitate our labs which are more engaging for students and lead to greater retention. Participating in lab work is something the students really enjoy. My students are I are hoping you can help. Mahalo!

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Mrs. Rodrigues
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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15 donors15 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 35 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
6 SPEC CLASS PACK MED VAC PK/10 • Frey Scientific, Inc. $89.45 1 $89.45
KIT DISSECTING STUDENT W/PLASTIC CASE 65 SERIES • Frey Scientific, Inc. $9.15 10 $91.50
DISSECTING PINS/STANDARD,1/2LB PK • Frey Scientific, Inc. $7.95 1 $7.95
PAN DISSECT ALUM 91/2X7X3/4IN • Frey Scientific, Inc. $6.80 10 $68.00
GUIDE FROG DISSECTION • Frey Scientific, Inc. $9.95 1 $9.95
GUIDE CLAM DISSECTION • Frey Scientific, Inc. $9.95 1 $9.95
GUIDE STARFISH DISSECTION • Frey Scientific, Inc. $9.95 1 $9.95
GUIDE SHARK DISSECTION • Frey Scientific, Inc. $9.95 1 $9.95
GUIDE EARTHWORM DISSECTION • Frey Scientific, Inc. $9.95 1 $9.95
GUIDE PERCH DISSECTION • Frey Scientific, Inc. $9.95 1 $9.95
GUIDE CRAYFISH DISSECTION • Frey Scientific, Inc. $9.95 1 $9.95
SHARK SFWY SINGLE 27''+ VAC EA • Frey Scientific, Inc. $20.95 1 $20.95
BOOK HOW TO DISSECT PB • Frey Scientific, Inc. $15.95 1 $15.95

Materials cost

$363.45

Vendor shipping charges

$43.61

State sales tax

$15.99

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$463.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.79

Total project goal

$545.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$545.29

15 Donors

-$536.65

Donations toward project cost

-$463.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.15

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.64

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$0.00

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