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Ms. Caouette from N Stratford NH is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Trout Like Clear Water

Help me give my students a water quality multimeter and calibration solutions to allow them to regularly test the water quality of our local watershed.

  • $864 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a small school in a rural community trying to do big things. The students are mostly from low income families. They all receive free breakfast and over 80% are on a reduced price lunch program, but they all take pride in their hometown and community. Most of them participate in any activity that the school has to offer including the Science Fair, Drama Club, Track and Field.

Our school's staff would like to expose students to everything that we can but funding is often an obstacle.

With your help, we can help the students achieve great things.

My Project

Every year our school works with NH Fish and Wildlife and Trout Unlimited to teach the students about watershed ecology through our trout in the classroom project. Every year I drive more than 200 miles to borrow water quality testing equipment from NH Fish and Wildlife.

I would like to have a multimeter in our classroom so that I can test our dissolved solids, pH, temperature and conductivity more than once a year.

Our students will have more opportunities to use the testing equipment and be able to work with the real data that they collect to ensure that the water quality of the stream is healthy enough for the brook trout fry that we have raised in the classroom and are about to release.

Ms. Caouette
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
Hanna 4-in-1 Waterproof Multimeter, Low Range • Carolina Biological Supply Company $562.45 1 $562.45
pH Electrode Storage Solution • Carolina Biological Supply Company $18.49 1 $18.49
pH/ORP Electrode Cleaning Solution • Carolina Biological Supply Company $13.23 1 $13.23
pH 7.00 Buffer Solution (1 pint) • Carolina Biological Supply Company $12.28 1 $12.28
pH 4.01 Buffer Solution (1 pint) • Carolina Biological Supply Company $12.28 1 $12.28
pH 10.00 Buffer Solution (1 pint) • Carolina Biological Supply Company $12.28 1 $12.28

Materials cost

$631.01

Vendor shipping charges

$63.10

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$733.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$129.46

Total project goal

$863.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$863.04

3 Donors

-$430.81

Donations toward project cost

-$367.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.42

match offer

-$430.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$366.19

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$64.62

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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