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Mrs. R. from Hickory NC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lab Coats for Science Classes

My students need lab coats to use for safety during classroom experiments.

  • $1,293 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Student safety is paramount during classroom experiments, and especially when chemicals are in use. My students need lab coats to help protect themselves and their clothing while we work with chemicals during experiments. I hope to instill in my students a love of science and experimentation.

The majority of my students come from disadvantaged homes where they do not have access to funds to pay for basic school supplies, let alone the more expensive science fees.

They are thirsty for knowledge, but many times do not feel that they are deserving or able to explore the world of science because of a lack of funds. My school is all about embracing creativity, and I hope to motivate my students to embrace their imaginations when discovering Science.

My Project

Students will be able to use these lab coats during classroom experiments. I hope to use them not only as protection (which is the most important thing), but also to help them reach the frame of mind of being a scientist. I want them to feel like they are scientists and not just students in my classroom. They will learn to treat the laboratory with respect and be responsible when handling equipment and materials. They will also understand the importance of following rules for safety reasons. I hope to teach them all what it means to be a responsible adult with an important job. I want them to learn that in a career, not only are motivation and knowledge important, but the little things count, such as dresscode.

By being able to safely perform experiments using the proper protective gear, students will learn the importance of following rules & regulations.

They will learn maturity by becoming scientists in the laboratory. They will be motivated and engaged when performing experiments. And it just might steer those hesitant students towards a career in Science.

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Mrs. R.
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gen Flex by Dickies Women's Rib Knit Cuff 32" Lab Coat Medium Dickies White • Amazon Business $31.98 8 $255.84
Gen Flex by Dickies Women's Rib Knit Cuff 32" Lab Coat Small Dickies White • Amazon Business $31.98 6 $191.88
Gen Flex by Dickies Women's Rib Knit Cuff 32" Lab Coat X-Large Dickies White • Amazon Business $31.98 6 $191.88
Dickies 85400 Women's 32-in Lab Coat White XX-Large • Amazon Business $34.98 4 $139.92
Gen Flex by Dickies Women's Rib Knit Cuff 32" Lab Coat Large Dickies White • Amazon Business $31.98 4 $127.92
Dickies 85400 Women's 32-in Lab Coat White 3X-Large • Amazon Business $34.98 2 $69.96

Materials cost

$977.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$76.24

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,098.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$193.82

Total project goal

$1,292.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,292.12

14 Donors

-$719.76

Donations toward project cost

-$620.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$98.96

Matching donations from our partners

-$561.76

Match offers toward project cost

-$477.50

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$84.26

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.59

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$0.00

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