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Mrs. Whirley from Dinwiddie VA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Science Lab Supplies

Help me give my students science materials to do experiments and activities with.

  • $693 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach science to 75 fifth graders at a Title I school in a rural setting. We serve a population of racially diverse students, more than half of which are economically disadvantaged. My kiddos love to do experiments and these are a vital part of our Virginia curriculum. Being able to do hands-on science investigations is crucial in developing their critical thinking skills as well as helping them learning to work together. I want to build up my science lab so that we can do more experiments.

My Project

I teach fifth grade science and we do experiments whenever possible. Students must design and conduct experiments as part of our state curriculum. They must know the steps to the scientific method. We have been doing several small experiments each year but I would like to be able to expand and do more. Having these lab supplies will help me do so. We will use these materials to conduct some awesome experiments. My students come eager to learn and they LOVE to do experiments! I can't wait to be able to do even more hands-on experiments with my students this coming school year! Please help my budding scientists get these supplies!

Mrs. Whirley
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dealmed Disposable SMS Lab Coat, No Pockets, White, Large, 10 Pack • Amazon Business $16.79 8 $134.32
Sci-Supply LC2015 Plastic D-Cell Battery Holder, Series or Parallel (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $7.49 5 $37.45
Sci-Supply E10 Mini Bulb Holders, Package of 10, Miniature Lamp Holders for Simple Circuits, Physics • Amazon Business $8.94 4 $35.76
JORESTECH Eyewear Protective Safety Glasses, Polycarbonate Impact Resistant Lens Pack of 12 (Orange) • Amazon Business $11.92 3 $35.76
Magnifying Glass 3X Handheld Magnifier-3.95inch Large Magnifying Lens with Non-Slip Soft Handle for Reading,Inspection. (Orange Magnifying Glass) • Amazon Business $5.87 6 $35.22
Graduated Cylinder, 100ml - Polypropylene, Class B - Pack of 12 - Octagonal Base, Autoclavable - Industrial Quality, US Sourced Materials - Eisco Labs • Amazon Business $27.59 1 $27.59
Pack of 10 E10 Miniature Screw Base Light Bulbs, 1.5V / 0.3A • Amazon Business $5.89 4 $23.56
Magic Shell 3 Set (10 PCS/Set) 19.5" 50cm Double-ended Alligator Clips Wire Crocodile Clips Cable • Amazon Business $9.98 2 $19.96
AMMEX Blue Vinyl 4Mil Disposable Gloves - Powder-Free, Food Safe, Non-Sterile, Latex Free, Medium, Box of 100 • Amazon Business $4.95 4 $19.80
Swpeet 240 Pcs Organic Chemistry Molecular Model Student and Teacher Kit, Chemistry Molecular Model Student and Teacher Set - 86 Atoms & 153 Bonds & 1 Short Link Remover Tool • Amazon Business $19.64 1 $19.64
Sciencent 6 Piece Math Economy Hanging Spring Scale Set • Amazon Business $17.49 1 $17.49
Pgzsy 6 Pack Multi-Function Electronic Sport Stopwatch Timer, Large Display with Date Time and Alarm Function,Suitable for Sports Coaches Fitness Coaches and Referees • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Nachvorn Professional Unisex Lab Coat Workwear Scrubs Uniform, Men L • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
250ml Beaker; Polypropylene; 10mL Graduations - Pack of 12 - Eisco Labs • Amazon Business $15.09 1 $15.09
Ovente KP72W 1.7L BPA-Free Electric Kettle, Fast Heating Cordless Water Boiler with Auto Shut-Off and Boil-Dry Protection, LED Light Indicator, White, • Amazon Business $14.04 1 $14.04
Carlisle CT121669 Café Standard Cafeteria / Fast Food Tray, 12" x 16", Chocolate • Amazon Business $2.32 6 $13.92
American Educational Total Immersion Red Alcohol Single-Scale Thermometer with White Back, – 20 to 110 Degrees C, 300mm Length, Clear Pack (Bundle of 5) • Amazon Business $12.74 1 $12.74
FANNEGO Non-Contact Digital Laser IR Infrared Thermometer Gun-58°F to 716°F(-50°C to 380°C) LCD Display With Backlight(Batteries Not Included) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Hexagram Weights Set of 54 (LER 4292) • Amazon Business $10.27 1 $10.27
XP-Art Liquid Droppers for Kids FDA Approved Silicone and Plastic Pipettes with Bulb Tip 5 ML Eye Dropper for Candy Molds, 20 Pack • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Glass Erlenmeyer Flask Set - 3 Sizes - 50, 150 and 250ml, Karter Scientific 214U2 • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
200 Bulk Pack Plastic Transfer Pipettes By D&H Medical: Squeeze Droppers For Essential Oils, Makeup, Liquor & Experiments – 3ml Suction Injector Tools For Lab, Hospital, School Classroom & Home Use • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$544.55

Vendor shipping charges

$5.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$588.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$103.89

Total project goal

$692.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$692.60

1 Donor

-$347.00

Donations toward project cost

-$294.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.05

match offer

-$345.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$293.76

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.84

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$0.00

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