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  • $208 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Teacher Matias
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

A Gecko for the Classroom

My students need a Leopard Gecko, with a gecko habitat, to care for.

My Students

My brilliant second graders enter thirsty for knowledge wanting answers to questions that are answered through self and peer research with minimal guidance. My favorite quote is "Every truth has four corners: as a teacher I give you one corner,and it is for you to find the other three"- Confucius

Our Georgia school is a Title I high-poverty school, with over 70% receiving free or reduced price lunch.

My wonderful students are all eager to learn! Their favorite method for acquiring knowledge is through hands-on activities. My students love to investigate and experiment! Learning is best when it is hands-on.

My Project

Students will have the opportunity to study animal behaviors through inquiry and observations. They will be able to engage in the every day life of a gecko in its habit to build a connection between the development of a reptile and the environment of a person. This will help to build a better understanding of the life cycle process and the importance of necessities to survive.

Every child should have the opportunity to experience caring for and loving a pet.

By caring for an animal, students will acquire responsibility, awareness of Other's needs, and team cohesion within the classroom. Through these characteristic developments, it will help my students become better assets and contributors to the future of our community. Having Ei­dos (Greek word for Gecko) in our classroom will make this possible.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Deluxe Leopard Gecko Habitat Kit with 10-gal Tank • Carolina Biological Supply Company $88.11 1 $88.11
Leopard Gecko • Carolina Biological Supply Company $35.86 1 $35.86

Materials cost

$123.97

Vendor shipping charges

$12.40

State sales tax

$8.55

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$176.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.20

Total project goal

$207.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$207.98

2 Donors

-$103.99

Donations toward project cost

-$88.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.60

match offer

-$103.99

Match offer toward project cost

-$88.39

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.60

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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