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Ms. Buckley from Cocoa Beach FL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Lagoon Water Quality Project Part 2

Help me give my students phosphate and nitrate meters to collect and test water samples from the Indian River lagoon.

  • $406 goal

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My Students

Our students, in grades 8th through 12th grade, all come from a variety of different backgrounds. We have a wonderful IB program, AP classes, dual-enrolled students, general education program and students with exceptional needs. No matter where the students are academically, our teachers strive to meet their needs and are always looking for ways to improve lessons to reach every type of learner.

My Project

This project is in addition to a previous Lagoon Water Quality Project as we try to get a variety of meters to check water quality in the Indian River lagoon. Students in chemistry, marine science, and environmental science study the Indian River Lagoon and collect data to share with various organizations. We are fortunate enough to have access to the lagoon at the edge of our school property. We have been working on building an outside classroom for students to collect data on the quality of the water as well as the variety of marine life of the lagoon. We have been borrowing equipment from local organizations but would love to have our own meters to use at our convenience.

The outdoor classroom is a great place for students to get engaged in real-world learning while tracking the health of the lagoon.

Our students live in a place surrounded by water. It is important for them to protect the river and understand the environmental impacts that go along with it.

Ms. Buckley
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 200 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hanna Instruments Saltwater Nitrate Low Range Checker HC - HI781 • Amazon Business $54.95 3 $164.85
Hanna Instruments HI713 Phosphate Low Range Checker HC • Amazon Business $54.95 2 $109.90
Hanna HI713-25 Phosphate Meter Checker Reagents, HI 713-25 for Phosphate Checker HI713 - Presented by Magnum Media • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Hanna HI781-25 Marine Nitrate Checker Reagents (25 Tests) Hanna Instrument • Amazon Business $17.05 1 $17.05

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