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Mr. Ralph from Denton TX is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Young Scientists Need Lab Equipment

My students need 2 triple beam balances for their science lab.

  • $348 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Last year our students finished first place in the Disney Planet Challenge science contest for all of Texas. We used the award to purchase science equipment but were unable to afford triple beam balances for our lab.

We are a small K-12 Charter School with a wonderful student population of eager learners.

The students love science and the lab work but we have struggled to provide the lab resources the students need. Many of our students learn best by hands on activities and science labs are one of the best ways we can engage their curiosity and stimulate their learning.

My Project

Measuring the mass or weight of objects is critical to many of our lab experiments. We have requested two Triple Beam Balances for our lab which will allow us to do this with a high degree of accuracy. Up to this point we have used a small postal scale and an old bathroom scale. It would be wonderful if the children could experience working with real lab equipment. This year we are planning much more lab time and the addition of these scales would be a big help.

These kids deserve the same opportunities for learning as the students in the larger, better funded school districts.

We are always on the lookout for creative ways to get them the supplies and equipment they need. Their performance in the Disney Planet Challenge last year shows that they can learn and compete at the highest levels. Thank you for considering our need.

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Mr. Ralph
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BALANCE TRIPLE BEAM 610X0.1G WITH SS PLATE VALUE MODEL • Frey Scientific, Inc. $117.00 2 $234.00

Materials cost

$234.00

Vendor shipping charges

$28.08

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$295.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.16

Total project goal

$347.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$347.75

2 Donors

-$115.05

Donations toward project cost

-$105.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.76

Matching donations from our partners

-$223.88

Match offers toward project cost

-$190.30

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.58

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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