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Mr. Hermanson from Dolan Springs AZ is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mad Scientists Need Supplies - Lab Equipment Wanted

My students need basic supplies for our science class.

  • $601 goal

This project expired on March 17, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My Middle School students are learning about Physical Science standards, particularly mass and density. We need good Balances for use in the classroom to help them complete their labs. We need these for the Middle School Science classes, 6th through 8th grades.

My students come from a very low income, high poverty rate area.

Ninety-seven percent of the students at my school are on free or reduced meals. Most of them have never been exposed to a true science curriculum, with all the materials and supplies that that would imply. They really want to learn about science, but the lack of scientific tools is making it hard for them.

My Project

By having real scientific tools, the students will be conducting labs with the tools that actual scientists use and getting valid results. This will allow them to have good data and be able to draw conclusions that they can replicate and share with other students and classes.

By getting true scientific tools that are used by scientists in actual life, they will experience science the way should be, instead of just reading about it.

Unlike most classes in school, the students can replicate experiments done by other classes and scientists, and perform them how they would be done in the real world.

Mr. Hermanson
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
VOLUMETRIC FLASK PP 250 ML • Frey Scientific, Inc. $16.54 5 $82.70
FLASK ERLENMEYER NARROW SET OF 5 • Frey Scientific, Inc. $38.64 1 $38.64
TUBE TEST PYREX VISTA 16X150MM PACK OF 50 • Frey Scientific, Inc. $19.23 1 $19.23
LAB SUPPLIES- STU PLASTIC ASSTD. • Frey Scientific, Inc. $19.39 5 $96.95
ALCOHOL LAMP ECONOMY/IPS PACK OF 12 • Frey Scientific, Inc. $59.35 1 $59.35
RACK PLASTIC FOR 12 TEST TUBES EA • Frey Scientific, Inc. $5.04 5 $25.20
SUPPORT STAND STEEL 4X6"BASE 5/16X18"ROD • Frey Scientific, Inc. $6.86 5 $34.30
CLAMP BURET SINGLE PLAIN JAWS • Frey Scientific, Inc. $7.60 5 $38.00

Materials cost

$394.37

Vendor shipping charges

$47.32

State sales tax

$28.20

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$510.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.14

Total project goal

$600.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$600.95

7 Donors

-$574.48

Donations toward project cost

-$510.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.67

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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