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Mr. Bokelmann from Bradenton FL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Watching Science

Help me give my students a DVD player so we can watch videos about science.

  • $206 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We currently have about 1600 students of different races and colors. Our school is not the "flagship" school in the county. In fact, we are far from it. Our school does not excel in most sports or many other activities that most of the other schools in our county do. Our school, however, is great at Technology, Skills USA, FBLA, Forensics, and Robotics. We have had many students who have ranked in the top five in the state and a couple who have been nationally ranked. The teachers at our school go above and beyond what is necessary to help our students in any way possible so they will succeed.

My Project

My classroom currently does not have a DVD player to be able to watch videos in class. We can use the player to watch videos about science. Many of the topics we discuss in class like geology, astronomy, oceanography, biology and many others are often best seen with the students' eyes.

The purchase of a DVD player will allow my students access to many of the videos presented by NASA, the Discovery Channel, and NOVA.

These videos are often only available on DVD and I would like to give my students the opportunity to see these topics while we discuss and learn about them in class.

Mr. Bokelmann
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sony BDP-S6700 4K Upscaling 3D Streaming Blu-Ray Disc Player Built in WiFi - 5 Pack Kit - Remote Control - 5 Pc Cleaning Kit - High Speed HDMI Cable - Xtreme Ear Buds (1 Year Warranty) • Amazon Business $129.90 1 $129.90
Musou Digital Optical Coax to Analog RCA Audio Converter Adapter with Fiber Cable • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$142.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$175.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.89

Total project goal

$205.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$205.92

1 Donor

-$177.68

Donations toward project cost

-$175.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$28.24

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$0.00

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