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Ms. Sanford from Howe OK is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

This Year First Graders....Next Year STEM Engineers!

My students need safe science materials such as safety googles, test tubes, and magnifying glasses to conduct hands on learning experiences.

  • $390 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my classroom come from a variety of backgrounds. While most come from a low socioeconomic background, I do not want this to stop them from reaching their full potential in the classroom. We are in a small rural area, making it difficult for students to experience STEM activities.

I want my students to be able to expand their knowledge through various hands-on learning experiences.

I believe that every child deserves a chance to learn through hands-on projects.

My Project

I believe that students learn best by doing. The experiments that we do now in my classroom are limited due to inadequate safety materials. I want my students to have the opportunity to do the science experiments with me instead of just standing back and watching. If they were able to have a class set of safety goggles, they would be able to each participate in the science experiments.

By donating to our project, you will not only help to improve and increase student attention and focus, you will ultimately help to increase their academic achievement.

With a class set of safety goggles, my students will be able to each participate in hands-on experiments in a safe manner. If we are able to get a class set of magnifiers, test tubes, eyedroppers, and prisms for every table, students will get to actually participate in the experiments rather than stand back and watch a few individuals demonstrate.

Ms. Sanford
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA217 - Student Safety Goggles - Set of 36 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.99 1 $99.99
AW172 - Unbreakable Test Tubes with Stand • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 6 $59.94
FS326 - Super-Safe Prisms - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LA124 - Best-Buy Magnifiers - Set of 36 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
HH506 - What’s the Sound? Mystery Capsules • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$274.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$22.40

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$331.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.49

Total project goal

$389.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$389.91

1 Donor

-$259.94

Donations toward project cost

-$220.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.99

match offer

-$129.96

Match offer toward project cost

-$110.47

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.49

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$0.00

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