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Mrs. Rana from Brooklyn NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

2nd graders get aquatic!

The cost of an aquarium set, an observing an aquarium kit from Delta Education, fish food, and a fish net from Nasco is $728, including shipping and <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>.

  • $747 goal

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In planning for the upcoming school year, I have gotten quite excited about all of the field trip options here in Brooklyn. I think of all of these amazing places that will fit so nicely into the units I am planning! This summer, I had the opportunity to go to the New York Aquarium. I immediately knew that I had to do a unit on ocean life this year, and take my 2nd graders to the aquarium. In planning for this unit and field trip, I realized how nice it would be to have the classroom activities be very "hands on" and student-centered. I want to get an aquarium, allow the students to pick what types of fish to get, and be responsible for the feeding and caring for the fish. I want us to be able to come back from our field trip and compare the big aquarium to our aquarium. I think this experience will allow the students to make connections between their school community and the community that they live in. It will also encourage responsibility and a sense of pride and ownership in their classroom. I teach in the urban setting of New York City, in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn. I have second graders and need funding for this classroom aquarium that will used by all of them. I feel strongly about this unit, as it will reach out to different learning styles and needs of my students. It will transform their very urban and sometimes hectic world into a serene setting, if only for a short time.

Mrs. Rana
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DSM III Observing an Aquarium - Complete Kit • Delta Education $345.00 1 $345.00
AZOO Aquarium Set • Delta Education $119.95 1 $119.95
FISH FOOD, FLAKE 150G • Nasco $6.16 10 $61.60
FISH NET 3IN NYLON • Nasco $0.68 1 $0.68

Materials cost

$527.23

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$611.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$134.32

Total project goal

$746.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$746.24

1 Donor

-$703.71

Donations toward project cost

-$612.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$91.71

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$42.63

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$0.00

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