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Mrs. Bronzino from Marietta GA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Molecular Art in Color!

Help me give my students ceramic tiles, colored brush tip sharpie pens, Isopropyl alcohol, medicine droppers and clear acrylic gloss spray paint to turn science into art.

  • $777 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

The 7th grade art classes are a highly spirited and enthusiastic group. They are eager and inquisitive learners. They like hands-on, engaging projects and challenges that incorporate the academic classes they are taking with the arts. These students tackle new ideas and projects with gusto. They are motivated and responsible learners. They enjoy making connections between science, mathematics, and social studies and the creative process. This project will allow them to do just that. I can't think of a more exciting way for students to "see" scientific ideas come to life than to incorporate them into the art curriculum!

My Project

The materials I am requesting for the art room will be used to teach a lesson in the concepts of solubility, color mixing, and the movement of molecules.

I am requesting 6x6 in.

white ceramic tiles to be used as the surface for the experiment. They will use the Sharpie brush pens requested to draw on the tile. I am requesting medicine droppers which will be used to drop the 100% Isoprophyl rubbing alcohol onto the colors created by the sharpie pens. The final project will be sprayed with Krylon Clear spray paint to make the designs permanent.

The students will understand the concept of Solubility by mixing Sharpie pen ink (the solute) with alcohol (the solvent.) When the two mix together, it is called a saturated solution. Students will be able to see the molecules move because the colors will mix on their own as they spread across the tile. In addition to demonstrating solubility, this project will also be used to explain the reaction of silt in rainstorms. The white tiles represent land and the marks on the tile made with sharpie pen represent silt. The medicine droppers of rubbing alcohol represent rainstorms. This lesson embraces concepts like solubility, environmental impacts, silt distribution, evaporation, weather and color theory.

Students will be able to understand these scientific process while creating a beautiful piece of art work!

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This project will reach 65 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MARKER BRUSH TIP ASSORTED SAN1810704 SET OF 12 • School Specialty $21.93 10 $219.30
TILE CERAMIC 6 X 6 INCHES • School Specialty $3.19 65 $207.35
KRYLON CRYSTAL CLEAR 11 OUNCE • School Specialty $6.24 6 $37.44
CHEM ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL 99 PCT LG 3.8L • Frey Scientific $31.49 1 $31.49
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL ITEM • Frey Scientific $25.00 1 $25.00
MEDICINE DROPPER GLASS- 3''-PK/12 • School Specialty $2.12 5 $10.60

Materials cost

$531.18

Vendor shipping charges

$54.25

State sales tax

$36.65

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$660.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$116.48

Total project goal

$776.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$776.53

1 Donor

-$330.02

Donations toward project cost

-$330.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$388.27

Match offer toward project cost

-$330.03

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.24

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$58.24

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$0.00

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