You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Klose from Winfield WV is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

How Healthy Is Our Little Stream?

My students need water testing supplies to monitor the health of a small stream that runs along our school property.

  • $570 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Science cannot just be learned in the classroom, but requires real-world lessons in order to be applied to students' lives. Hands-on activities activate the lessons students learn in the classroom. Real-world project-based experiences answer the question, "How does this matter to my life?"

My middle school students are inquisitive 21st century students who daily ask how the science we are learning applies to their lives.

They aren't interested in facts, but experiences. And these experiences cement the facts they learn in the classroom. I have 80 students who have science class in a classroom that is not a lab. They do labs without lab benches or sinks. They don't mind, they just want to learn. But, we also have a wonderful environment that surrounds our school. We have a mountain, fields, woods, and a stream that can act as an outside classroom full of experiences for my students. Please help me get these kids outside for some real-world science.

My Project

Water testing supplies will allow us to monitor the water quality of the stream that runs along the property line of our school. This small stream originates at the top of the mountain behind our school and runs into the large river our town sits along. While our stream is small, it passes through a number of environments and is bordered by an animal shelter, a bus garage, a school, a 911 center, our county offices and a residential neighborhood. These materials will allow us to monitor the chemistry of the stream at multiple sampling locations for a number of years. Thank you for supporting our project!

I want to give my students every opportunity to experience science and see that as they move out into our 21st century world, science is applicable to their lives and is a viable career path.

Please help me inspire my students!

Read More

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 160 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Klose is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LaMotte GREEN Complete Water Monitoring Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $201.40 1 $201.40
Dissolved Oxygen, 50 tests • Carolina Biological Supply Company $8.64 1 $8.64
Coliform Bacteria, 44 tests • Carolina Biological Supply Company $83.98 1 $83.98
Nitrate #1, 50 tests • Carolina Biological Supply Company $8.45 1 $8.45
Nitrate #2, 50 tests • Carolina Biological Supply Company $9.88 3 $29.64
pH, 50 tests • Carolina Biological Supply Company $10.64 3 $31.92
Phosphate, 50 tests • Carolina Biological Supply Company $8.88 1 $8.88
Nitrate Wide Range, 50 tests • Carolina Biological Supply Company $9.88 3 $29.64

Materials cost

$402.55

Vendor shipping charges

$40.26

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$483.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.39

Total project goal

$569.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$569.24

5 Donors

-$282.85

Donations toward project cost

-$241.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.93

match offer

-$284.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$241.93

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.69

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Winfield","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[212916],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"WV","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":461000,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/how-healthy-is-our-little-stream/461000/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":160,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Klose","authorIds":{"212916":{"owner":"Ms. Klose","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[461000],"proposalHash":"-1750647718","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp212916_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1450464445417","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":97232,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTcyNjI5","NzIyODUz","NTQyNTgw","MjE5MDQ4","NzIyOTE1","NzIyMDY3"],"teacherId":212916,"schoolCounty":"Putnam","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"WV","name":"West Virginia"}}