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Mr. Colarusso from Chula Vista CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Prepare to Di-ssect

Help me give my students dissection specimens to perform examinations upon. They can examine inner workings in a fun and real life situation.

  • $1,975 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Since Anatomy is an elective science, the students I get are especially motivated to learn about the subject. My students always ask for more hands-on activities, so they can appreciate how things really look and feel.

Being able to go beyond looking at images on a page, and to truly interact with real specimens, will enable our students to participate in a much more meaningful educational process.

With high achieving and motivated students, the hardest part of the job is to keep them engaged and challenged. This project will go a long way to achieving these goals.

My Project

Anatomy and Physiology is an elective course. Students choose to study Anatomy because they are excited to learn how the body works, so now they can use pig specimens for an autopsy. These interactions help them appreciate the inner workings, and the tools help to do it in a way that motivates and educates.

This project will create memories.

Students will get to look at the actual arrangement of organs in a mammal, feel them, explore, and interact. This should help them to remember more of the Anatomy and Physiology. But, this activity is much more. It is different from what is usually performed in the classroom. It is an investigation that will be remembered long after students have left the class.

Mr. Colarusso
Grades 9-12

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38 donors38 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Carolinas Perfect Solution Cow Eye, Plain, Pail • Carolina Biological Supply Company $3.01 134 $403.34
Carolinas Perfect Solution Sheep Brain, Dura Mater Intact, Plain, Pail • Carolina Biological Supply Company $15.30 25 $382.50
FETAL PIG PLAIN 13+IN VAC EA • Frey Scientific $17.53 20 $350.60
Carolinas Perfect Solution Sheep Heart, Plain, 1 Per Bag • Carolina Biological Supply Company $7.47 30 $224.10

Materials cost

$1,360.54

Vendor shipping charges

$143.06

State sales tax

$124.49

3rd party payment processing fee

$20.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,678.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$296.21

Total project goal

$1,974.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,974.71

36 Donors

-$1,380.94

Donations toward project cost

-$1,178.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$202.64

match offer

-$588.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$500.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.28

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.30

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$0.00

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