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Mrs. Knapp from Rocky Mount NC is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Through Hydroponics

My students need a hydroponics system to learn about growing food.

  • $914 goal

This project expired on August 12, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are academically gifted students that live in a high poverty area. The district received a grant to provide free breakfast and lunch for all students because of its high number that qualify. The staff at my school try to provide experiences that will show them what is beyond their community because they may not have those opportunities available elsewhere.

My students desire to understand the world in every capacity but our resources are limited.

Please support my project!

My Project

Having hydroponics systems in my classroom will enable my students to learn through hands-on experiences. I wish for my students to have opportunities beyond the textbook. Having these systems will enable my students to go deeper with their understanding of where our food comes from and how to be self sufficient. Many of them are interested in careers in science and I would like to give them the opportunity to explore the scientific process with hydroponics.

My students will gain confidence, leadership, responsibility, and knowledge when it comes to food sources and various growing methods through hands-on exploration.

These students are academically gifted and need the resources to go beyond the curriculum. Please support my project!

Mrs. Knapp
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Visual Desktop Hydroponics Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $89.77 6 $538.62
Visual Desktop Hydroponics Kit Refill • Carolina Biological Supply Company $43.65 2 $87.30

Materials cost

$625.92

Vendor shipping charges

$62.59

State sales tax

$48.82

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$776.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$137.07

Total project goal

$913.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$913.79

1 Donor

-$456.89

Donations toward project cost

-$388.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.53

match offer

-$456.89

Match offer toward project cost

-$388.36

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.53

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$0.00

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