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Mr. Diego Lopez from Van Nuys CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Power for Empowerment

Help me give my students batteries that will power the devices that will empower them.

  • $281 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are full of energy. They are 3 years old. My students enjoy anything that they can touch and manipulate.

My students do not let the language barriers stop them from learning and exploring.

The majority of my student's first language is Spanish and some are just learning to use their words to communicate with the world.

Our school serves low-income families and with the majority being one parent families. Our school gives the students the ability to explore STEAM activities while developing the social and emotional skills that will prepare them to be successful in the world.

My Project

This project is about charging devices that we have in our classroom but do not have batteries for them. These rechargeable batteries will be used to power an earthquake simulator, an outdoor weather station, and indoor weather data display.

The digital microscopes will allow my students to explore the world in a new way.

The digital microscope will be used to enhance our creative curriculums studies by showing students how the threads of clothes are woven together, and how our hands look when they are properly washed. This will show students that our hands may look clean but they are not. Enforcing the importance of proper handwashing techniques.

Mr. Diego Lopez
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Plugable USB 2.0 Digital Microscope with Flexible Arm Observation Stand Compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux (2MP, 250x Magnification) • Amazon Business $39.95 2 $79.90
AmazonBasics AA Rechargeable Batteries (16-Pack) and Ni-MH AA & AAA Battery Charger With USB Port Set • Amazon Business $44.11 1 $44.11
AmazonBasics AA Rechargeable Batteries (8-Pack) and Ni-MH AA & AAA Battery Charger With USB Port Set • Amazon Business $34.61 1 $34.61
Ultimate Ears Power Up Wireless Charging Dock for Ultimate Ears BOOM 3, MEGABOOM 3, BLAST & MEGABLAST • Amazon Business $29.40 1 $29.40

Materials cost

$188.02

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.20

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$238.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.01

Total project goal

$280.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$280.05

4 Donors

-$211.52

Donations toward project cost

-$195.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.98

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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