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Mrs. Landry from Youngsville LA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Weight of the World

Help me give my students digital scales that we need for a majority of our science experiments.

  • $220 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach an energetic group of 11 year olds that love learning. I am new to this grade and school and don't have any materials to meet their needs. I moved in empty handed into an empty room. I would love help stocking our learning environment with the essentials that most classrooms have. Walk in our door and witness first hand the wonder of hands-on science. Join us in our fun by being a contributor and help us fill this room!

My Project

Imagine doing a science experiment that requires you to weigh your experiment before you begin, mid-experiment, and after your experiment for multiple days. Now imagine doing this with 25 students per class and only one scale.

My students have been troopers all year when their experiments require a digital scale and they have to take turns waiting for the one that is in our classroom.

If my students could have one scale per table instead, we could maximize classroom time exploring instead of waiting. Each student would get his/her opportunity to discover the mass of his/her materials/specimen. Please help me stock my classroom with science equipment we greatly need.

Mrs. Landry
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EatSmart - Precision Pro Digital Kitchen Scale - Silver • Best Buy Education $23.66 6 $141.96

Materials cost

$141.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.42

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$186.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.91

Total project goal

$219.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$219.42

1 Donor

-$186.51

Donations toward project cost

-$186.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$32.91

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$0.00

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