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Ms. Abdilla from Belmont CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Art of Science: Bringing Creativity into the Science Classroom

Help me give my students tools to create art and demonstrate their understanding of complex topics.

  • $363 goal

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My Students

Biotechnology is not your traditional high school science class. In this lab-centered course, students spend about eighty percent of their time in class preparing for labs, completing labs, or concluding their labs. Therefore, the Biotechnology students have a much greater need and use for laboratory equipment.

We reach a broad ethnic, socio-economic, and skill-level demographic in this course.

The students in Biotechnology are sophomores through seniors. Because this class is much more lab-centered, students are able to explore and observe many of the more complex concepts in biology and chemistry, rather than just read and hear about these concepts. This approach is much more effective for kinesthetic learners, as well as students with learning difficulties.

My Project

Students will use the neon pens, board spray and erasers on their chemical tables as "white boards" to demonstrate their understanding of complex topics, equations, and to design labs. The paint pens are a permanent way to label glassware used in the lab.

Using new tools to address age old problems, students will be engaged in the activities because it will allow them to work on these problems in a new way.

Students often make the most meaning from the curriculum by working collaboratively, and these new tools will allow the students to work together in a quick, easy, way that will limit discretion by passing out and collecting whiteboards.

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EXPO 1752226 Neon Dry Erase Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, 5-Count • Amazon Business $6.52 20 $130.40
Dry Erase Surface Cleaner, 8oz Spray Bottle [Set of 2] • Amazon Business $10.39 4 $41.56
PaintMark Quick-Dry Paint Pens - Write On Anything! Rock, Wood, Glass, Ceramic & More! Low-Odor, Oil-Based, Fine-Tip Paint Markers (15 Pack) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Expo 81505 Block Eraser Dry Erase Whiteboard Board Eraser, Soft Pile, 5 1/8 W x 1 1/4 H - Pack of 8 • Amazon Business $13.21 3 $39.63

Materials cost

$251.57

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.02

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$308.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.42

Total project goal

$362.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$362.78

3 Donors

-$248.00

Donations toward project cost

-$216.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.20

match offer

-$107.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$91.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.16

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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