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Ms. Clegg from Parkton NC is requesting Trips through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Outdoor Classroom

The cost of having the entire school participate in UTOTES is $11, including <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $1,147 goal

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I work in a PK-8 school in rural Robeson County, NC. I teach second grade, all subjects. After much training with learning styles, I have learned that many of our students and a large number of our staff members are NATURALISTS. The students love learning that involves nature. I have researched opportunities to increase students academic abilities and meet the new science standards while meeting the needs of their learning styles. I have found UTOTES (Using The Outdoors to Teach Experimental Science). UTOTES is a project that will involve our entire school creating an incredible educational resource that will utilize our environment for hands-on science, literacy, math and writing instruction. It even involves technology and social studies skills for our students. Students will be involved in developing and maintaining a natural habitat that can be used for many years to come. Some of the project options include a butterfly garden, miniponds, wildlife meadows, hummingbird gardens, animal tracking boxes, and even vernal pools for amphibians. The great thing for students is seeing the habitats our school ground has and how to be environmentally aware of protecting them. The UTOTES project includes training for teachers, materials for the selected projects, and a link to the resources at the NC Natural Sciences Museum. The students will have access to an abundance information and amazing experiences. They will be doing observations, journaling and researching. It is a school-wide project!

Ms. Clegg
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 700 students.

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FREE

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Total project cost

$939.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$206.33

Total project goal

$1,146.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,146.26

4 Donors

-$1,063.32

Donations toward project cost

-$940.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$122.74

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$83.73

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$0.00

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