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Ms. A. from Phenix City AL is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Good Environment

My students need Jumbo Animals, Adaptations Instant Learning Center, Habitat Challenge Game, a Science Viewers Set and Hot Dots Review Cards to help them learn about habitats.

  • $504 goal

This project expired on July 28, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"A good environment, a good environment. All living things can thrive in a good environment." This is a song my students sing when we learn about habitats and environments. We learn how animals adapt, how plants and animals help each other, and how we can help the environment stay healthy for them.

I teach 17 learning-hungry first graders at a title one school in rural Alabama.

Their ability levels range from special needs to gifted learners. They enjoy learning about themselves and the world they live in. They are especially interested in science-related themes.

My Project

The requested adaptation learning center, habitat game, science viewers, Hot Dot review cards, and jumbo animals will help my students gain a better understanding of the habitats and environments the animals live in. They will be able to sort the animals into their correct habitat by using concrete examples of the animals. They will identify examples of endangered animals. They will be able to recognize the importance of maintaining a healthy environment for the animals.

A healthy environment in which all living things can thrive, is made possible with the help of people.

First graders are not too young to recognize their role in maintaining a healthy environment for the animals, and themselves. Your contribution to our class project will help them understand this important life skill.

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

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This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jumbo Animals • Kaplan Early Learning Company $98.56 1 $98.56
LL600X - Lakeshore Science Viewers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
Hot Dots(r) Standards-Based Science Review Cards - Grade 1 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $67.96 1 $67.96
ANIMALS JUMBO FOREST • School Specialty $33.24 1 $33.24
FF392 - Elementary Science Instant Learning Center - Adaptations • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
ANIMALS JUMBO ENDANGERED • School Specialty $28.49 1 $28.49
Jumbo Ocean Animals (set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.31 1 $26.31
GG331 - Habitat Challenge: Life Science Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Hot Dots(r) Science Set, Animals, Plants, and Ecosystems • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.71 1 $12.71

Materials cost

$392.24

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$428.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.55

Total project goal

$503.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$503.67

2 Donors

-$251.83

Donations toward project cost

-$214.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.77

match offer

-$251.84

Match offer toward project cost

-$214.06

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.78

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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