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Ms. D'Amato from Brooklyn NY is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Whale of an Adventure

The cost of a trip to the New York Aquarium is $482, 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>.

  • $482 goal

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I am a 2nd grade teacher in the East New York section of Brooklyn. All of my students receive free school lunch. My students are very interested in learning about animals. We just completed a unit of study on mammals and, as a culminating activity, we took a trip to the zoo. The kids had a great time and are still talking about and drawing pictures of things that they saw and did at the zoo. In a few weeks I will embark upon a unit on ocean life with the students. I would like to take my students on a trip to the New York Aquarium as a culminating activity for this unit of study. Trips really help the kids apply the knowledge that they have learned from books, class discussions and projects. They also provide the children with life experience that they otherwise may not get. Most of my students don't get to visit places such as aquariums, museums, and zoos outside of school due to their families' lack of expendable income, or time constraints due to parents' jobs. I would like to give my students many opportunities to gain some meaningful life experience, and see what wonderful places and things NYC has to offer.

Ms. D'Amato
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 65 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Destination Partipants Total
New York Aquarium
(Admission into the various exhibits at the NY Aquarium)
59 teachers and 6 adults $367.50

Trip cost

$367.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$394.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.63

Total project goal

$481.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$481.26

5 Donors

-$462.82

Donations toward project cost

-$395.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.82

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.89

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$0.00

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