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Mr. Vala from Murray UT is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Lab Gear for the 21st Century Classroom

Help me give my students access to the latest in wireless lab equipment. The Pasco Essential Chemistry Standard Equipment Kit provides the necessary tools to carry out dozens of different investigations.

  • $882 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I have a great group of science-loving students that are motivated and ready to start thinking like scientists.

Our school is located in an urban setting and attracts a diverse student body all over the local area.

These students come from a variety of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds,we have a large ELL population that we try to provide with an equitable and a rigorous educational experience. While the student body is quite diverse but one thing is universal among these kids, they love technology. Lab tools that were normally too expensive and required advanced understanding to operate have been made accessible to the high school class room. Despite a wide range of skills and interests, one thing all my students seem to love is learning to use new tech tools. Combining new tech with lab coats is a guaranteed engaging science activity. Collecting observational data is good, but quantitative data is better and being able to graphically represent data as it is being collected in real time is the best! I would like to use modern data probes technology in my classroom to allow students to do the work of a scientist.

My Project

My students regularly perform investigations in the chemistry lab. We recently added a lot of technology into the students hands. Each student has their own Chromebook. I would like to make the most of this new tech by getting some wireless lab equipment that will interface with our Chromebooks.

I know students will be more engaged if they get to use authentic modern tools like these wireless sensors to collect their data.

As our school district moves toward adopting the 3 Dimensional teaching model, cross cutting concepts are going to be essential lesson components. These instruments will be great way to incorporate multiple cross cutting concepts into our lab activities.

Mr. Vala
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wireless Spectrometer • pasco scientific $399.00 1 $399.00
Essential Chemistry Basic Equipment Kit • pasco scientific $290.00 1 $290.00

Materials cost

$689.00

Vendor shipping charges

$20.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$749.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$132.24

Total project goal

$881.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$881.58

2 Donors

-$451.00

Donations toward project cost

-$383.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.65

match offer

-$430.58

Match offer toward project cost

-$365.99

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$64.59

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$0.00

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