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Mrs. Spiller from Colorado Springs CO is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Rocks and Minerals Matter

My students need the Earth Science Collection so they will be able to see and identify minerals in an exciting way!

  • $571 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students enroll at my school because we are hands-on. We use labs and other hands-on activities to help students learn the material. Many kids have a hard time in science because reading from a book is boring and monotonous.

We strive to get kids moving and get them excited about learning.

Being a school that is just starting out makes it difficult to get the supplies that the kids need. Most lab supplies come out of my pocket, but I love my kids!

My Project

The items in my list will help to make science class exciting for these kids. Many of my students need movement and are hands-on learners. It is extremely hard to explain rocks and minerals in an exciting way when you don't have any to show the students.

Having and using these items in my science class will help students to see that science is exciting!

There are so many cool things about the world of science and having the right tools to show off these interesting aspects, is crucial. I want my students to be excited to come to class. These items will help immensely!!!!

Mrs. Spiller
Grades 9-12

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Investigating the Rock Cycle Classroom Project Kit, • Carolina Biological Supply Company $193.00 1 $193.00
Earth Science Collection • Carolina Biological Supply Company $112.40 1 $112.40
White Streak Plate • Carolina Biological Supply Company $8.05 10 $80.50

Materials cost

$385.90

Vendor shipping charges

$38.59

State sales tax

$24.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$484.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.58

Total project goal

$570.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$570.56

5 Donors

-$270.18

Donations toward project cost

-$229.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.52

Matching donations from our partners

-$300.38

Match offers toward project cost

-$255.32

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.06

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$0.00

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