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Ms. Reilly from Corona CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Seriously STEMulating Science

Help me give my students the resources to do hands-on science experiments. Between the microscope and owl pellet kits, my students will be begging to participate.

  • $587 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Fifth grade is a special year! Students are extremely inquisitive and developing their own unique perspective of the world around them. It is fun to challenge them to think independently, to tackle problems they've never encountered before, and to encourage them to persevere, even when tasks are difficult.

I strive to create an atmosphere where they can let down their defenses and flourish, developing self confidence and nourishing creativity and common sense.

It's a honor to be their teacher and prepare them for the middle school years.

My Project

All of the materials in this project will contribute to hands-on scientific learning. There are STEM activities, dissection kits, and labs - even a microscope. This will lead to some seriously, STEMulating Science lessons.

Students can learn from doing - NOT just by reading about it in a book and looking at pictures.

The new NGSS science standards have come out, but most school districts don't have adopted materials to meet these standards. Teachers are scrambling to come up with engaging activities that address these standards.

The materials in this project will be utilized to bring science to life. It is so much easier to learn by doing, by experiencing.

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This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Owl Pellet Dissection Mini-Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $4.99 32 $159.68
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Dual LED Student Microscope – 50+ pc Science Kit Includes Set of 10 Prepared Biological & 10 Blank Slides, Lab Shrimp Experiment, 10x-25x Optical Glass Lenses and more! (Silver) • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Staples Composition Notebook, 9.75" x 7.5", Graph Ruled, 80 Sheets, Black (20075M) • Staples Advantage $1.46 35 $51.10
Mead 1-Subject Notebook, 8" x 10.5", Wide Ruled, 70 Sheets, Assorted Colors (05510) • Staples Advantage $0.99 32 $31.68
BV633 - Graduated Cylinders Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP539 - Giant Magnetic Lined Page • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
XC343 - Classroom Laminating Pouches - Set of 100 - 9" x 11 1⁄2" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LA446 - Super-Safe Eyedroppers - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.99 1 $5.99
Barn Owl Hunting Habits & Digestion Video • Carolina Biological Supply Company $0.89 1 $0.89

Materials cost

$409.30

Vendor shipping charges

$16.06

State sales tax

$37.45

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$498.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.05

Total project goal

$587.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$587.00

9 Donors

-$536.69

Donations toward project cost

-$464.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.25

match offer

-$40.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$34.52

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.09

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.71

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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