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Mr. Patterson from Douglasville GA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Plant Growing

My students need to observe plant growth. This will also help use take plant tissue samples to observe plant cells.

  • $328 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At our school, the students have the enthusiasm to be "rocket scientist" one day. The students have a great love for STEM as well as other subjects. The students at our school are driven and motivated individuals who truly care about science.

Our school is starting a new science program that the students are excited about.

The students at this school have been waiting for a science program that is hands on. When I asked the students to explain what they felt would be the perfect science class one student explained, " I want to do experiments in science class and not read books". The majority of these students want to be hands on!

Overall, the students at our school are very driven and motivated to not just learn the subject of science, but to experience science first hand. Our students have a bright future in the STEM world!

My Project

My students need this for an indoor garden. This will help the students experience plant growth and plant cells.

At our school, the students have the enthusiasm to be "rocket scientist" one day.

The students have a great love for STEM as well as other subjects. The students at our school are driven and motivated individuals who truly care about science.

Our school is starting a new science program that the students are excited about.

The students at this school have been waiting for a science program that is hands on. When I asked the students to explain what they felt would be the perfect science class one student explained, " I want to do experiments in science class and not read books". The majority of these students want to be hands on!

Overall, the students at our school are very driven and motivated to not just learn the subject of science, but to experience science first hand. Our students have a bright future in the STEM world!

Mr. Patterson
Grades 3-5
More than half of 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 60 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Plant Light House with LED • Carolina Biological Supply Company $104.85 2 $209.70

Materials cost

$209.70

Vendor shipping charges

$20.97

Sales tax

$14.47

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$278.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.11

Total project goal

$327.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$327.40

3 Donors

-$235.84

Donations toward project cost

-$217.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.75

match offer

-$72.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$61.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.56

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$0.00

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