You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Martin from West Jordan UT is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Photosynthesis Plant Lab

My students need 10 Plant Science kits to engage in photosynthesis and the scientific process of laboratory design.

  • $389 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have been learning about photosynthesis and the scientific process. Every day we utilize reading, lecturing, and a hands-on experience to engage in the content. The students need an opportunity to engage in a real full scale scientific investigation to really lock in the concepts.

The students are filled with excitement and willingness to learn.

However, as a first year teacher it is difficult to put together a full scale lab investigation of photosynthesis while using the scientific method process. My students would greatly benefit the opportunity to get their hands dirty with this plant lab kit. I would greatly benefit by having the materials needed so I can focus on the delivering instruction rather than the lab logistics.

My Project

I am requesting 10 Plant Science kits to engage in photosynthesis and the scientific process of laboratory design. My students will be engaging in a plant lab this spring and we will use these pre-designed kits to ensure success in the lab. The contents included will be utilized to build, design, and implement scientific experiments. The students will submit a report that will support skills in technical writing.

The project will make a difference in the lives of both my students and for myself.

We will actively engage in the learning process and be able to bring our concepts full cycle. The students will take scientific process into their lives and build upon it. My hope is that each student will walk away this year with new skills to implement solutions to their everyday problems.

Read More
Mrs. Martin
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Martin is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Plant Science Classroom Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $26.95 10 $269.50

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


3 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"West Jordan","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3119712],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"UT","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":1837244,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":3,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":100,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Martin","authorIds":{"3119712":{"owner":"Mrs. Martin","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[1837244],"proposalHash":"-1344230964","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20646592,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":159,"proposalURL":"project/ear-buds-needed-no-more-sharing/5039115/","proposalTitle":"Ear Buds Needed - No More Sharing!","proposalId":5039115},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MzQ4ODg0OQ==","MzUyNDM4MQ==","MTc0ODIyMQ==","Mjg0MTQ0MQ=="],"teacherId":3119712,"schoolCounty":"Salt Lake","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"UT","name":"Utah"}}