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Mr. Jones from Dallas TX is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Student Scientists Explore Chemistry by Creating Mysterious Concoctions

Help me give my students the laboratory supplies needed to explore, solve, and collaborate in the lab while experiencing first hand the wonders of Science.

  • $727 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Five years ago, I started my Science teaching career with Dallas Independent School District at a low-income school, but a school full of outstanding students hungry to learn. I had to get my students engaged in my classroom. I jumped right in and immediately expanded my student science experiments to engage my students in my classroom. Science is fun when the kids are engaged in their learning. I want my students this year to be highly engaged in Science while igniting their curiosity and wonder. Engaged students that experience Science first hand in my labs, will be inspired to problem solve, collaborate, and explore many possibilities that are applicable to our world.

The education regarding the hands-on experiences has built my students' confidence and pride while learning in a progressive Science environment.

All of my students have shown incredible interest in Veterinary medicine, Science, Engineering.

My Project

The laboratory magnets, solutions, and wire mesh stands will be used to understand the molecular composition of chemicals used in a lab. This is important because it will aide in understanding how our world is put together and how all elements can be broken down chemically, including our food chain. My commitment this year is to have the students more engaged to analyse how chemistry plays a vital role in everything that MATTERS in our physical, biological and microbial worlds.

Donating to this project, our students will have the rare opportunity to seek out how chemistry impacts various sorts of environments.

We know as educators that when students are navigating the engagement of their learning, academic scores go up. Thank you in advance to fund this LAB portion of my Science class.

Mr. Jones
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 500 students.

13 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Polypropylene Lab Tray, Pack of 10 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $59.98 2 $119.96
Hydrogen Peroxide, 30%, Reagent Grade, 500 mL • Carolina Biological Supply Company $24.75 4 $99.00
White Vinegar, 3.8 L • Carolina Biological Supply Company $9.22 6 $55.32
Baking Soda, 1-qt Pail • Carolina Biological Supply Company $12.29 4 $49.16
Isopropyl Alcohol, 91%, 16 oz • Carolina Biological Supply Company $3.77 12 $45.24
Rainbow Disc Ceramic Magnets, Pack of 6 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $7.02 6 $42.12
Copper, Shot, Laboratory Grade, 500 g • Carolina Biological Supply Company $33.52 1 $33.52
Potassium Iodide, Laboratory Grade, 100 g • Carolina Biological Supply Company $26.55 1 $26.55
Stirring Rod with Rubber Policeman, Pack of 12 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $9.31 2 $18.62
Alcohol Burner with Stand • Carolina Biological Supply Company $12.73 1 $12.73
Iodine-Potassium Iodide Solution, Laboratory Grade, 100 mL • Carolina Biological Supply Company $5.85 2 $11.70
Hydrochloric Acid, 1 M (3% v/v), Laboratory Grade, 1 L • Carolina Biological Supply Company $9.63 1 $9.63
Magnet, Flexible, with Hole, Pack of 16 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $3.75 1 $3.75

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