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Mrs. Cravens from Arcadia CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

S.T.E.M. Science Lab (Science Technology Engineering and Math)

Help me give my students more STEAM science lab experiences. The glass cylinders are unique and help our students understand the fluid volume and accurate measurement.

  • $287 goal

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My Students

Almost 90% of my students live at the poverty line. Additionally, almost 60% of our students are identified as English learners. Students with identified learning disabilities are mainstreamed into my science classroom.

Our students will benefit from hands-on science experiences in the science lab.

These experiences will motivate them to pursue course work in science and mathematical fields, as they can see how the two disciplines intersect.

Some of our students have limited life experiences, living in a metropolitan area. Although, we live fairly close to the beach, and the mountains, most of my students have never been there. I'd like to connect them with the world around them through hands-on science experiments.

They have enormous curiosity and a desire to learn. They blossom with hands-on, engaging activities. The A-ha moments we have in the science lab are priceless. Some of my students have special needs and these hands-on experiences really connect the learning for them.

My Project

Hands-on STEAM (science technology engineering art and math) experiences inspire student interest in math and science. The glass cylinders will help students understand liquid volume and accurate measurement.

Clear glass graduated cylinders will allow students to accurately view and measure liquids, as we conduct a variety of lab experiments.

Students are given specific measurements, and they need to read the meniscus of the fluid levels. This will be easier to do with these glass cylinders. Also, glass is much easier to clean than plastic.

Recently, we did a lab using water, dry ice, and food coloring. It was challenging to accurately measure using old, plastic cylinders with no contrast in the color markings.

The cleaning supplies allow us to keep our lab tidy and safe, and keep our equipment in good order.

Mrs. Cravens
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Graduated Cylinder, 3.3 Borosilicate Glass, 250ml Metric Scale Graduations • Amazon Business $12.50 7 $87.50
250ml Graduated Cylinder, Eisco Labs Premium Borosilicate Glass; Detachable Hex Base and Guard • Amazon Business $14.27 5 $71.35
16.5 x 11 x 6 IN Dish Drying Rack with Drain Board Small Size DrainBoard Set for Kitchen Dish Drainer • Amazon Business $22.49 1 $22.49
Cleaning Scrub sponge by Scrub-it -Assorted Colors - Non-Scratch -12 pack • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99

Materials cost

$193.33

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.69

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$243.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.04

Total project goal

$286.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$286.96

4 Donors

-$221.08

Donations toward project cost

-$188.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.41

match offer

-$65.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$55.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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