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Teacher Arbury from Colorado Springs CO is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lab Experiences for Memorable Inquiry

My students need to experience biochemistry and how enzymes impact reaction rates. We are requesting a biochemistry kit, chemistry of esters kit, enzymes and cheese making kit and lead test kit.

  • $581 goal

This project expired on July 31, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My amazing students are primarily low-income, disadvantaged, and come to us having little or no experience with lab experiences. Our school caters to working parents with extended school hours, free breakfast, and provides extended learning after school hours.

Our incredibly dedicated professional staff works hard to provide hope and especially joy and appreciation for learning which enables young scholars desperate to escape from crushing and oppressive poverty.

I am confident that providing actual hands-on lab experiences will encourage and motivate even the more reluctant learners.

My Project

We are requesting a biochemistry kit, chemistry of esters kit, enzymes and cheese making kit and lead test kit. Being able to engage in scientific inquiry will positively impact my scholars' lives. My students have never had opportunities to experience actual chemistry, and we spent the entire first semester getting caught up on material they should have seen in middle school.

However, a quality science program is expensive.

I have spent hundreds of dollars of my own money to try and give these deserving youth exposure to this amazing content. Anything my students get to do in the lab will motivate them to achieve excellence and change their lives. I've never taught in a building with no appropriate textbooks.

Teacher Arbury
Grades 9-12
  • Pikes Peak Prep
  • Colorado Springs, CO
More than half of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Introduction to Biochemistry Kit 1 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $157.50 1 $157.50
Chemistry of Esters Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $147.60 1 $147.60
Carolina BioKits: Enzymes and the Science of Cheesemaking (with perishables) • Carolina Biological Supply Company $64.75 1 $64.75
Premium Lead Test Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $23.26 1 $23.26

Materials cost

$393.11

Vendor shipping charges

$39.31

State sales tax

$25.16

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$493.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.08

Total project goal

$580.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$580.56

4 Donors

-$290.28

Donations toward project cost

-$246.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.54

match offer

-$290.28

Match offer toward project cost

-$246.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.54

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$0.00

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