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Mr. Coogan from Tampa FL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Agriculture, Aquaponics for Tampa Urban Students

My students need garden supplies to take them beyond the walls of the classroom to learn about ecology, sustainability and the importance of healthy eating.

  • $3,562 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The traditional bugle sound at our school begins the day! The homeroom bell rings and students and faculty stand at attention while the bugles play "The Morning Call." This is probably the most unique tradition we have at the Home of the Bulldog. Throughout these years many excellent students have passed through our doors, experiencing the highest quality instruction, curriculum, and administration. Excellence in education is the BEST of our school's traditions. We are a faculty and administration dedicated to the education of children. We are proud of our school and its traditions; we want you to share this pride with us.

My students are highly motivated, fun, and ready to learn how things grow.

Our school is an urban public school. Our students come from a urban area, with a variety of different economic backgrounds and experiences.

They are our future generation. This will be our first year having an edible, organic garden at the school. Being able to grow and produce their own food, for themselves, their families and those in need will be a lifelong skill that my students will use and recall.

My Project

Weekly my students will be maintaining the edible gardens inside and outside our school.

This grant opportunity will provide funding for the startup of a sustainable garden that our students can be charged with.

The organic compost and seedlings will will allow our students to give back to the community and coordinate with a local soup kitchen to provide food to those in need. Students will also be encouraged to eat the fresh produce and start a home garden with the skills they have learned at school. The AquaSprout Gardens, which will be housed inside the classroom will show students directly interdependence, a major concept in 7th grade science.

The garden will teach our students state standards including but not limited to genetics, heredity, human impact of the earth, the rock cycle, the important part plants play in food chains and webs, and stress ecological principles.

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40 donors40 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tarter Gate: 169Gal Glv Water Tank, WT226 • The Tool Workshop $131.75 15 $1,976.25
AquaSprouts Garden • Amazon Business $169.95 2 $339.90
6 CuYd 50/50 Compost Blend • Whitwam Organics $35.00 6 $210.00
Lg 4 Pack of Seedlings • Whitwam Organics $4.00 50 $200.00

Materials cost

$2,726.15

Vendor shipping charges

$230.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$40.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$3,027.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$534.18

Total project goal

$3,561.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$3,561.22

38 Donors

-$3,522.40

Donations toward project cost

-$3,027.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$495.36

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$38.82

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$0.00

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