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  • $262 goal

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Mr. Bell
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 8 donors
  • $0 still needed

Scientific Inquiry Lab Reports

My students need a large flash drive to save their lab reports, routers because we do not have wifi, and a hard drive to backup information.

My Students

Scientific Inquiry in a classroom, i.e. hands on activities and lab reports, which requires the use of computer technology these days. My students need the ability to learn how to back up their projects and incorporate the information in our lessons on physics of technology.

My students are low income minorities that have a lot of potential if given the opportunity.

In these hard economic times our school has lost many resources which requires the teachers to adapt to the circumstances. We are a title 1 school in poverty, and at level 4 under the No Child Left Behind Act. My students need to reach for the future in the computer age to keep up with other school districts with much more funding. Our children are the key to our future.

My Project

The flash drive will help my students save their lab reports and projects so they can hand to me the drive and i can grade the report on the computer and send it back to them through their email. The routers are needed since our school district has eliminated the use of wireless routers to cut costs...in my science lab i have laptops however the students will not be able to use the internet without the routers. Also, the external backup drive will allow me to save all of my students work and make sure its safe, and to use this at the end to reflect on all their projects and reports in the middle of the school year and at the end. Our school has a very limited amount of paper so printing labs and projects will not be available this year!

I believe that investigation through scientific inquiry is the best knowledge our students can receive since they use inquiry on a daily basis in their lives.

Our children need to understand that science is the past, present and future.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kingston DataTraveler 101 Generation 2 16GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive • Best Buy $19.99 1 $19.99
NETGEAR 802.11g Wireless Router • Best Buy $27.99 1 $27.99
Trendnet Wireless-N Router with NAT Firewall • Best Buy $44.99 1 $44.99
Toshiba Canvio 3.0 750GB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive - Black/White • Best Buy $79.99 1 $79.99

Materials cost

$172.96

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$222.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.27

Total project goal

$261.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$261.82

7 Donors

-$129.14

Donations toward project cost

-$111.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.86

match offer

-$130.91

Match offer toward project cost

-$111.27

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.64

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.78

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by People's United Community Foundation and 7 other donors.

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