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Ms. Amy from Perth Amboy NJ is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Scientists in the Making!

My students need science materials so they can become future scientists and environmentalists!

  • $493 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students all come from low-income households and school is their place to interact with others their age. It is also where they get to engage with other adults since most have families where their parents are working almost all day. Our school is small and resources for our students are not easily accessible. But despite that, our preschoolers are always eager to learn and come to school. We allow them to become who they want to become as they begin their journey to kindergarten and towards their future.

Although funds at our school are not usually available or are very scarce, we do the best that we can with what we have and our children are always eager and excited to be at school.

We are like their second family and there is nothing better than seeing my children's smiling faces when they enter my classroom.

My Project

These science materials will help current and future students acquire a love for science! Our current science center lacks materials that would aide in my children's learning of the sciences. When we go outside to play or on walks, my children are always curious about the insects they see but we don't have any that we could actually observe in our classroom and the set we are requesting would help with that. The balance scale along with the rocks and shells will help children learn about the environmental and physics part of science.

Science is so important in not only children's learning but also in their everyday life!

These items will help brighten our science center and peak children's curiosity about the sciences around them.

Ms. Amy
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT910X - Easy-View Early Science Specimens - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
CW345 - Precision School Balance with Metric Weights • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
GR700 - Life Cycle Sequencing Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FE403 - Metamorphic Rock Collection • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FE402 - Sedimentary Rock Collection • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FE401 - Igneous Rock Collection • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC3543 - Insects Prepared Slide Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
SHELLS BUCKET 16 OZ • School Specialty $9.72 1 $9.72

Materials cost

$381.66

Vendor shipping charges

$0.97

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$418.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.83

Total project goal

$492.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$492.18

4 Donors

-$234.45

Donations toward project cost

-$211.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.40

Matching donations from our partners

-$243.88

Match offers toward project cost

-$207.30

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.58

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.84

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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