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Ms. Cooper from Indianapolis IN is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Medical Detectives

My students need medical supplies to learn about vital signs in a unit called Medical Detectives.

  • $456 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a public Montessori school in downtown Indianapolis.

Our Montessori students in 6th & 7th grade are very curious about the world around them.

Most of our students have been together for all of their school aged years.

They are very social individuals who share their knowledge and always like to learn more. Their minds are like sponges, and they want to soak up as much information as they can. They like discussing different issues in the world around them.

My Project

My students will be doing a unit where they are "doctors". Students will be learning about vital signs and the nervous system. One of the activities, students will learn how to measure their vital signs. Students will analyze data of patient vital signs and symptoms, so they can tell what might be happening in the human body. Students will then use all the data to craft conclusions supported by evidence.

Another activity the students will be doing is dissecting sheep brains.

They will learn about the nervous system. My students will need the necessary protective gear for when they do the dissection part of the unit.

Ms. Cooper
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Medline MDS3001 Adult Automatic Digital Blood Pressure Monitor • Amazon Business $39.00 4 $156.00
White Coat Dual Head Stethoscope - Lightweight and Acoustical with Protective Case, Jet Black plus LED Pen Light Pupil Gauge • Amazon Business $18.99 4 $75.96
White Coat Fast Reading Digital Thermometer for Oral Rectal and Underarm Use with Flexible Tip and Fever Body Temperature Indicator for Baby Child Adult and Pets, Bonus 30 Probe Covers Included • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
Economy Polyethylene Lab Apron, Box of 100 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $29.83 1 $29.83
Nitrile Disposable Gloves, Large, Box of 100 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $16.15 1 $16.15
Nitrile Disposable Gloves, Medium, Box of 100 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $16.15 1 $16.15
BiochromCorp 2.0 ml Microcentrifuge Tube with Snap Cap, Polypropylene Graduated, Clear (Pack of 500) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99

Materials cost

$346.04

Vendor shipping charges

$6.21

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$387.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.37

Total project goal

$455.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$455.81

3 Donors

-$417.44

Donations toward project cost

-$387.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$38.37

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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