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Mr. Rahman from New York NY is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learn About Conductivity of Solutions Through Demonstrations!

Help me give my students conductivity testers, light bulbs, wooden cubes, and other classroom supplies for their learning activities.

  • $655 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

The school is a performing arts school in the heart of Manhattan! I teach Physical Setting/Chemistry course at an urban, inner-city performing arts high school. Every day, I strive to teach not only the required curriculum but the real-world connections and data needed to fully explain these science subjects to artistically inclined students. My goal is not just to have my students excel in the classroom but to develop into knowledgeable citizens ready to make an influential impact on the world.

Textbooks in chemistry classes are grossly outdated.

Students are artistically and musically talented, with wonderful and unique personalities. We contain a diverse population at our school, made up of all types of ethnicities, cultures, and learners. In order for students to completely understand complex, cutting edge information involving these topics, they need access to real-time data and research via the world wide web, etc.

My Project

Conductivity testers visually demonstrate the relative conductivity of solutions. The conductivity tester is safe to use with students because the electrodes are surrounded by a non-conducting material.

Students will use the conductivity tester into a series of solutions to visually demonstrate to your students the relative conductivity of the solutions.

The lamp will shine brightly for strong electrolyte solutions, less brightly for weak electrolyte solutions and will not shine at all for non-conducting solutions. The conductivity tester is safe to use with students because the electrodes are completely surrounded by a non-conducting material, and the cord is positioned so it will not come into contact with the test solution. Students are also going to use wooden blocks for different hands-on activities. They will utilize the blocks to learn about moles and stoichiometry. Students will use the blocks for balancing chemical reactions as well. Students can also play a board game to explore the ideas of redox and electrochemistry in an interesting way.

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 170 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CONDUCTIVITY TESTER • Frey Scientific $25.49 11 $280.39
GAME MONOPOLI BOARD GAME TD CT • Ward's Science $74.99 1 $74.99
LIGHT BULB INCANDESCENT 15 WATTS PK/2 • Frey Scientific $8.99 6 $53.94
1/2 Inch Wood Cubes, Natural Unfinished Craft Wood Blocks (1/2”) - by Craftparts Direct - Bag of 500 • Amazon Business $27.00 1 $27.00
Power Strip Tower JACKYLED Surge Protector Electric Charging Station 3000W 13A 10 Outlets 4 USB Ports with 16AWG 6.5ft Heavy Duty Extension Cord Universal for Home Office • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Multi Charging Cable 3 in 1 Premium Nylon Braided Multiple Device Charging Cord by BawBox - MFi Certified - Fast Charging Adapter Type C/Micro USB Compatible w/Cell Phone Tablet and More (2 Pack) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Swingline Ultimate Push Staple Remover with Built-In Magnet, Black (S7038121) • Staples Advantage $4.44 1 $4.44

Materials cost

$474.74

Vendor shipping charges

$44.11

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$555.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.11

Total project goal

$654.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$654.08

11 Donors

-$652.67

Donations toward project cost

-$555.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$96.70

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.41

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$0.00

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