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Mr. Walton from West Jordan UT is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Star Party

My students need a telescope to view the night sky.

  • $1,031 goal

This project expired on May 16, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very motivated to learn and deepen their understanding of their subjects.

My classroom is filled with diversity and curiosity.

We are in an area with great views of the mountains. My students work hard and come from a lower income area. I teach an amazing group of 26 sixth graders. A majority of them receive free lunch. They work hard and enjoy learning.

My Project

My class loves science and especially learning about space. They have read a lot of books and seen many pictures to help their understanding of outer space. A telescope would give them that opportunity to see what they are learning about up close. I mentioned doing a star party and they were very excited. A good telescope is key and I think would motivate them to learn even more.

Hands-on activities like using a telescope can help my students visualize what they are learning and have a better understanding.

It would not only help with deepening their understanding but spark curiosity and motivate them to become future science leaders.

Mr. Walton
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Celestron SkyProdigy 130 Telescope • Carolina Biological Supply Company $759.05 1 $759.05

Materials cost

$759.05

Vendor shipping charges

$75.90

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$876.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$154.65

Total project goal

$1,030.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,030.99

10 Donors

-$281.91

Donations toward project cost

-$251.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.75

Matching donations from our partners

-$735.51

Match offers toward project cost

-$625.18

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$110.33

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.57

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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