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Mr. Steins from Los Angeles CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

You're Going to Drink That?

My students need equipment and materials like the Katadyn water filter, the Potable Aqua PURE Water Purifier, and Electrolytic Drinking Water Treatment Device to engage in a STEM unit focused on water quality and treatment.

  • $429 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Every day my students come to class with high hopes. They are creative, thoughtful, and excited. We start each day having breakfast together, and it would be great to reflect on our learning using videos of student performances, presentations, speeches, and dramatizations during that time.

My school is a Title I school with 100% of the students eligible for free and reduced price lunch.

The students are hard working, inquisitive, and dedicated to learning and improving themselves. Most don't have access to the Internet or current technologies and equipment. They have so many questions and their current curriculum only leads to more questions. There is so much I want them to learn and experience, but so few resources to share and only so much knowledge I can offer, it's just not enough! They deserve more.

My Project

This year we'll be starting some new STEM units designed to get students researching, experimenting, building, testing, and fixing to solve real world problems with real world tools. One of those units is water quality. Students will be using portable water filters and purifiers like the Potable Aqua PURE Water Purifier and Electrolytic Drinking Water Treatment Device, the Grayl water filtration and purification device, and the Katadyn Hiker water filter, as well as purification tablets, home-made drip filter systems, and old fashioned boiled water. Water testing kits will be used to evaluate the quality of the water in order to determine best practices. I can't wait to see the reports and find out what those kids were willing to drink!

Mr. Steins
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Potable Aqua PURE Water Purifier, Portable Electrolytic Drinking Water Treatment Device • Amazon Business $89.33 1 $89.33
Safe Home DIY Bacteria in Water Test (Single Pack) • Amazon Business $12.95 5 $64.75
GRAYL Ultralight Water Purifier [+ FILTER] BOTTLE (Green) • Amazon Business $59.95 1 $59.95
Katadyn 8018270 Hiker Microfilter • Amazon Business $50.00 1 $50.00
Drinking Water Test Kit 9 in 1 - Best Water Quality Test for Well Water and Tap Water - Determines pH - Lead - Total Hardness - Copper - Alkalinity & More - 100 Ct - Accurate Results in Seconds! • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Water Quality Tester, Accurate and Reliable, HoneForest TDS Meter, EC Meter & Temperature Meter 3 in 1, 0-9990ppm, Ideal Water Test Meter for Drinking Water, Aquariums, etc. • Amazon Business $15.97 1 $15.97

Materials cost

$301.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$364.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.26

Total project goal

$428.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$428.41

6 Donors

-$428.41

Donations toward project cost

-$364.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$64.26

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$0.00

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