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Ms. Matysik from Lakewood NJ is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Microscope Supplies

Help me give my students a meaningful, hands on experience as we learn about the microscopic world, including micro-organisms and cellular structure.

  • $163 goal

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My Students

I am a STEM specials teacher in a Title I school that works with all students in our building. I work with a range of diverse students in all grade levels. There are approximately 55 students in grades 1-5, with approximately 70 in kindergarten, and 40 in sixth grade.

The students at my school are ambitious, creative, and always eager to learn something new in the field of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

My Project

Our sixth-grade students are currently learning about cells and using microscopes for the first time in their academic careers. Our first lab examining various items that were available in the classroom was a success. The students loved examining and sketching what appeared under the microscope.

I want to provide my students an opportunity to explore more of the world at a microscopic level.

These supplies will provide more opportunities for my students to use the microscopes and understand concepts relating to cell and cell biology in a more meaningful way.

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 40 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
120 Microscope Slides with Specimens for Kids, Prepared Microscope Slides for Kids Microbiology, Prepared Microscope Slides for Adults • Amazon Business $64.00 1 $64.00
AmScope BK-WM The World of the Microscope A Practical Introduction with Projects and Activities,multicolor • Amazon Business $14.94 1 $14.94
48 Pack Prepared Microscope Slides Collection, Insect Animal and Plant Specimens for Basic Biology Education and Science Exhibition Projects for Kids • Amazon Business $14.01 1 $14.01
AmScope BS-50P-100S-22 Pre-Cleaned Blank Ground Edge Glass Microscope Slides and 100pc Pre-Cleaned Square Glass Cover Slips Coverslips • Amazon Business $13.68 1 $13.68

Materials cost

$106.63

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$138.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.39

Total project goal

$162.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$162.62

4 Donors

-$153.23

Donations toward project cost

-$138.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.39

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$0.00

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