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Ms. Potts from Newport News VA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

zSpace- An Innovative Learning Center

Help me give my students ZSpace- an interactive learning simulation that will motivate students to learn!

  • $1,886 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Science should be fun!

Enter into a day of a most challenging Biology course where students crave and desire to understand the inner-workings of life.

While this is easily seen on a macro scale, its the micro concepts that are usually hard to comprehend. I lecture and use certain manipulatives for the students to understand the material; however, I would like to move them to becoming investigative 21st-Century, technological based learners.

The student population in my classroom is 98% African-American and their socio-economic factors are below average. Most have not seen or experienced much outside of their neighborhoods. Its a task of mine to expose them to the unseen and connect their world with the scientific world. This can be done using certain technology that can inspire and engage students.

My Project

zSpace combines INNOVATIVE INSTRUCTION and NEW TECHNOLOGY to engage students in HANDS-ON and MINDS-ON ACTIVITIES. Students will be able to picture and manipulate life processes.

Imagine being able to take a heart out of the computer screen and feel the force of each beat.

Even more, imagine having the ability to design experiments to see how the atria and ventricles function. zSpace allows this to happen while simultaneously allowing students to collaborate with each other.

Take a second and compare the aforementioned with creating a foldable on the parts of heart. Which is more fun? Which is more engaging? Which will peak curiosity?

Ms. Potts
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ZSPACE LAPTOP HS SW RENEWAL 1U • CDW-G $1,332.16 1 $1,332.16
TEQ ZSPACE LAPTOP ACCESSORIES BUNDLE • CDW-G $217.25 1 $217.25

Materials cost

$1,549.41

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$23.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,602.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$282.82

Total project goal

$1,885.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,885.47

1 Donor

-$942.74

Donations toward project cost

-$801.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$141.41

match offer

-$942.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$801.32

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$141.41

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$0.00

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