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 »
Menu
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

Mr. Anderson from South Boston MA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Science Equipment for Inquiry-Based Learning

My students need a forceps, magnifying glasess and a microscope in order to look at some specialized cell cultures including those of plants, animals, fungi, and bacteria

  • $403 goal

This project expired on June 4, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am fortunate to have an eclectic mix of students in my high school science class. They are young adults that bring critical thinking and life experiences to their learning. All of them are bilingual and have rich stories from around the world. Despite these differences, my students are evolving into promising scientists each day. Currently, my students are taking high school biology. Concurrently, they are learning English as a second language. Therefore, it is paramount that visual prompts, scientific artifacts, and laboratory tools be used to reinforce their basic reading, writing, listening, and speaking activities.

My Project

I am requesting an inexpensive microscope and some magnifying glasses. I want my students to investigates various types of cells in order to study their functions, structures, and processes.

My students need to have many opportunities to view several different organisms since many of them are still building background knowledge about the study of life.

By using a microscope, students will be able to see cellular structures that they haven't seen before. By learning cells and life processes, they can begin to deepen their inquiry into biology in particular and into science in general.

My students are learning the process of Scientific Inquiry. This process will empower students to use science-based reasoning to maintain their health and as well as the health of the planet.

Mr. Anderson
Grades 9-12
More than 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

2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 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 Mr. Anderson is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wolfe LED Educational Microscope • Carolina Biological Supply Company $240.30 1 $240.30
Dual Plastic Magnifier 3x and 6x • Carolina Biological Supply Company $1.30 15 $19.50
Dissecting Forceps, Economy, Plastic, 5 inches • Carolina Biological Supply Company $1.12 15 $16.80
Dissecting Forceps, Fine Points, Stainless Steel, Curved, 4 1/2 in • Carolina Biological Supply Company $3.33 1 $3.33

Materials cost

$279.93

Vendor shipping charges

$27.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$342.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.37

Total project goal

$402.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$402.49

2 Donors

-$402.49

Donations toward project cost

-$342.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.37

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"South Boston","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5163312],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"his","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":3067612,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/science-equipment-for-inquiry-based-lear/3067612/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":50,"teacherScreenName":"Mr. Anderson","authorIds":{"5163312":{"owner":"Mr. Anderson","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3067612],"proposalHash":"-916896196","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp5163312_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1517849222105","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":19,"teacherChallengeId":21138447,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":5163312,"schoolCounty":"Suffolk","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MA","name":"Massachusetts"}}