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Ms. Porcheddu from Brooklyn NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Make Seawater!

Help me give my students materials for their salinity lab, in which they learn the properties of saltwater and how to use the tools of a scientist.

  • $226 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The best part about our school is how diverse the population is. We have 4000 students, with roughly equal representation of ethnicities! It is a Title I school: most of our students are below the federal poverty line.

The students make friends from everywhere in Brooklyn and throughout NYC.

It's a joyful place to work. We have supportive administration, lots of clubs (teachers volunteer to lead them). We just need a little more money to make things excellent!

My Project

In marine science we study the biological and physical aspects of the ocean realm. Of course, one of the main thing we study are the properties of seawater.

Seawater has many dissolved ions.

Prior to this lab, students learn about osmosis and diffusion, and discover how a saltwater creature processes saltwater and compare this to their own physiology!

In this lab the students learn to use three important tools of the scientist, graduated cylinders, balances, and hydrometers. They also learn to convert calculate mass and volume based on density of different materials. And of course, they get to have fun and get their hands a little dirty!

Ms. Porcheddu
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 170 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GreaterGoods Digital Food Kitchen Scale, Multifunction Scale Measures in Grams and Ounces (Ash Grey) • Amazon Business $10.94 8 $87.52
Hydrometer, Urine • Carolina Biological Supply Company $11.70 5 $58.50

Materials cost

$146.02

Vendor shipping charges

$13.80

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$192.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.88

Total project goal

$225.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$225.89

5 Donors

-$222.36

Donations toward project cost

-$192.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.35

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

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$0.00

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