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 »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

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

Mrs. Jewett from Umatilla OR is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

See the Evidence, Solve the Story! STEM

My students need digital microscopes as a way to observe forensic evidence in my classroom.

  • $444 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The School District I teach at as a whole consists of 1,371 students, 31% of which are Caucasian (425), 64% Hispanic (878) and 5% other (69). The level of poverty is documented by 87% of students being eligible for the Federal free/reduced meal program. Educational attainment data indicates 22.5% have not completed high school or a GED program and fewer than 4.5% have earned a bachelor's degree. The 2010 data indicates 11.6% unemployment rate and 8.4% of community has a household income below $10,000 and 38.1% with below $34,999.

Despite socioeconomics, these kids are some of the most caring, kindest students I have ever come across.

They truly care about their community.

My Project

Students learn science by doing science. Hands on materials will help my students to learn abstract concepts in an engaging, effective format. Microscopes are a fundamental necessity of any forensics classroom that my students are currently lacking.

Teachers are lucky to work with an incredible group of students.

I would like to see my students grow and reach destination they never thought possible. In an effort to transition my Forensic Science Classroom culture from involvement to increased engagement, I am looking to intensify interest and applied meaning. I am looking at purchasing digital microscopes to increase my ability to teach my students about forensic evidence. I also need forceps to handle evidence. These resources will really help my class to become a hands on classroom.

Mrs. Jewett
Grades 9-12
Nearly all 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

6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

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 Mrs. Jewett is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jiusion 40 to 1000x Magnification Endoscope, 8 LED USB 2.0 Digital Microscope, Mini Camera with OTG Adapter and Metal Stand, Compatible with Mac Window 7 8 10 Android Linux • Amazon Business $19.99 10 $199.90
Jiusion Original USB Microscope Carrying Case Bag for Jiuison Wifi & USB Digital Microscope, Also Compatible with Other Brands Handheld Microscope • Amazon Business $13.99 10 $139.90
MABIS Stainless Steel Tweezers, Thumb Dressing Forceps, Serrated Forceps, Silver • Amazon Business $2.17 1 $2.17

Materials cost

$341.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$377.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.55

Total project goal

$443.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$443.65

4 Donors

-$345.76

Donations toward project cost

-$293.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.86

match offer

-$97.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$83.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.68

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":"Umatilla","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5254291],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"OR","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3459481,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/see-the-evidence-solve-the-story-stem/3459481/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":30,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Jewett","authorIds":{"5254291":{"owner":"Mrs. Jewett","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3459481],"proposalHash":"-464274812","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp5254291_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1528931465467","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21154366,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTYzMzYzMQ==","NTYyNzY3Ng==","NjQzODUz","NTI1NDI5MQ==","NDAzNTc0Mw=="],"teacherId":5254291,"schoolCounty":"Umatilla","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"OR","name":"Oregon"}}