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Mr. Bell from Bridgeport CT is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Wind Power: Infinite Potential Project

My students need these materials to observe forms of energy by building testable wind turbine models!

  • $266 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are in an urban district, with every child receiving free lunch due to high poverty, and in a school that is in jeopardy of being taken over by the state. With a huge financial deficit, it makes it impossible to buy supplies directly through our school system.

Many of my kids have learning disabilities and benefit from hands-on activities at different levels, allowing me to differentiate their classwork.

These children deserve the very best to overcome the poverty cycle and allow them to be college-bound!

My Project

I attended a professional development workshop held by the organization called The JASON Project where the hands-on activities, video resources, digital labs and science content covered was incredible. The hands-on activities used the resources I am asking for to create a model wind turbine, testing different amounts of power, cost, mass, voltage, social impacts and aesthetics (how they will look around the state of Connecticut especially on our shoreline) were fun and educational to use! We all had a blast testing our hypotheses!!! A Great learning experience all around! I'd love my students to have the same experience we had in the professional development meeting through the JASON Learning Project organization.

Mr. Bell
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 80 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Analog Multimeter • Carolina Biological Supply Company $16.42 7 $114.94
Motor, Electric, with Leads, Pack of 12 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $47.65 1 $47.65
Corks, XXXX Quality, Assorted Sizes 0-11, Pack of 100 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $13.27 1 $13.27

Materials cost

$175.86

Vendor shipping charges

$17.59

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$226.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.90

Total project goal

$265.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$265.99

1 Donor

-$265.99

Donations toward project cost

-$226.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.90

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$0.00

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