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Mrs. Moran from Lake Placid FL is requesting lab equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Science Lab Equipment

My students need aSciencent Support Stand, timers, tennis balls, and other science lab equipment to facilitate hands-on scientific learning and light a spark towards STEM careers.

  • $624 goal

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My Students

My students are middle school students in an area hit hard by Hurricane Irma in 2017. Despite all setbacks last year, my students are ready to learn with hands-on authentic scientific inquiry experiences.

Recovery from a hurricane has been difficult, but my students are eager to learn and are excited to learn through reading, writing and through inquiry labs.

Barometers will help us to study weather, slides will help students see plant cells and animal cells. Other equipment will help us to study energy and forces.

My Project

My students thrive in a learning environment that is engaging. Hands-on inquiry with projects that spark students questioning and reasoning skills are what I strive for and what my students seek. Almost every day my students come in hoping that it is a lab day.

Most people look back on their science days in school, and remember lab activities the most.

This year, we will learn how to make and study a slide. We will study weather, so barometers will be essential. We will also be learning about forces and energy, so bouncy balls and small cars are essential. We are in a school district that has a budget shortfall. With your help my students will have the lab activities they need and the budget will not affect them at all. They are ready to make a difference in the science community.

Mrs. Moran
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ETA hand2mind Linking Pop Cubes (Set of 500) • Amazon Business $42.00 1 $42.00
Time Timer Original 12 inch; 60 Minute Visual Timer Classroom Or Meeting Countdown Clock for Kids and Adults (Charcoal) • Amazon Business $26.00 1 $26.00
Sciencent Support Stand 8" x 5" Coated Base Size - 24" Corrosion resistant Rod - Cork Lined Burette Clamp with Boss Head and Retort Ring (2.5" dia) • Amazon Business $25.00 1 $25.00
MAPOL 50 White 3-star Table Tennis Balls Premium Training Ping Pong Balls • Amazon Business $11.29 2 $22.58
1" x 3/8" w/1/4 hole Flat Wooden Toy Wheel - Bag of 200 • Amazon Business $21.00 1 $21.00
Sciencent 6 Piece Math Economy Hanging Spring Scale Set • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Handy Art Empty 2 ounce Marker Bottle, Dauber Tip and Cap, 12-Each (900-003) • Amazon Business $19.24 1 $19.24
United Scientific WSAL06 Aluminum Hooked Weight Set, One Each of 100g, 50g, 40g, 30g, 20g, 10g • Amazon Business $19.15 1 $19.15
ETA hand2mind Aneroid Atmospheric Air Pressure Barometer • Amazon Business $17.65 1 $17.65
Monocot and Dicot Leaf Epidermis in Comparison - Microscope Slide • Amazon Business $8.40 2 $16.80
American Educational 2 Piece Economy Dynamics Car Set, 5" Length x 2" Width • Amazon Business $16.76 1 $16.76
Seedling Starter Trays, 720 Cells: (120 Trays; 6-cells Per Tray), Plus 5 Plant Labels • Amazon Business $16.13 1 $16.13
12- Clear Inflatable Earth Globe Beach Balls - 14 inch • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
ETA hand2mind Single 50mm Plastic Pulley (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $14.64 1 $14.64
FHS Retail Thermal Receipt Paper, 2.25 Inches x 165 Feet Roll, 6 per Pack • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Where's My Tape Measure? - 3 Pack of 10 ft, Locking, Retractable Auto-Wind Measuring Tapes with Fractions. Accurate, Easy to Read & EASY TO FIND! • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
AmazonBasics Ruled Index Cards - 3x5 Inches (10 Packs of 100) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Rubber Smile Face Bouncing Balls - Pack Of 24 - 1 Inch Assorted Colors - Mini Smiley Hi-Bounce Balls For Kids Boys And Girls Great Party Favors, Bag Stuffers, Fun, Toy, Gift, Prize By Kidsco • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
eBoot Unfinished Natural Wood Craft Dowel Rods 12 Inch x 1/4 Inch, 50 Pack • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Renashed Natural Twine 24pack 12 color Random 3 Ply Gift Wrapping String Best Arts Crafts Gift Twine Christmas Twine Industrial Packing Materials Durable String for Gardening Applications • Amazon Business $11.77 1 $11.77
Pony Beads Multi Color 9mm 1000 Pcs in Bag 2pack • Amazon Business $11.44 1 $11.44
6 Pack - 4" Multi-Purpose Funnels - General Purpose Plastic Funnel with Long Reaching Spout for Easy and Smooth Content Transfer - Food Safe/BPA Free • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
White Recyclable EPS Packing Peanuts by MT Products - (Approximately 0.60 Cubic Foot) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Wilson Staff F.L.I. Golf Balls (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Diecast Racing Cars - 15 Pieces In Assorted Colors, 1:64 Scale Premium Quality Great Party Favor, Gift, Prize By Kidsco • Amazon Business $9.03 1 $9.03
Caydo 342 Pcs Pipe Cleaners Chenille Stem 6 mm x 12 Inch, Assorted Colors, Smooth Processing at Both Ends, Safe and Humanized Design • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
URBEST Pipe Insulation Tubing 1/2" x 3/8" Heat Preservation Insulated 6-Foot Length Handle Grips (13x9mm) • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
200PCS 3ml Disposable Plastic Transfer Pipettes, Moveland Calibrated Dropper Suitable for Essential Oils & Science Laboratory • Amazon Business $7.87 1 $7.87
United Scientific Supplies 500-20 "Onion Root Tip Mitosis" Prepared Microscope Slide • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
Tulle Fine Mesh 6" Wide 25yd Spool-Hunter Green • Amazon Business $7.77 1 $7.77
AmScope BS-50P-100S-22 Pre-Cleaned Blank Ground Edge Glass Microscope Slides and 100pc Pre-Cleaned Square Glass Cover Slips Coverslips • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
UST Deluxe Map Compass • Amazon Business $6.57 1 $6.57
Walnut Hollow WH4005 Basswood Whittlers Carving Blocks, 10 Piece • Amazon Business $5.96 1 $5.96
Pengxiaomei 1 inch Craft Bells, Silver Jingle Bells Bulk for Christmas Festival Decorations (40 Pcs) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Stanley 33-115 10-Foot-by-1/4-Inch PowerLock Pocket Tape Rule • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
United Scientific Supplies 100-08" Paramecium, WM Prepared Microscope Slide • Amazon Business $3.95 1 $3.95

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