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Mrs. Dillard from Mobile AL is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Alabama Wildlife Safari

My students need to access to tablets and non fiction books to learn more about their state's natural wildlife, their habitat's and Alabama's ecosystem.

  • $1,454 goal

This project expired on February 27, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Each morning our Title I students begin their day with a community class meeting and they discuss things that are going well, ways to improve all while in a safe and caring environment. As so as our meetings are over students want to know what are we doing in science?

My students love science and technology.

We are located in rural Alabama and just discovered with have a momma bear and cub living in the woods by our school! We are always on the lookout for this family. I have tried to incorporate technology into our daily schedule, but most of my students do not have access to technology to do this.

My Project

We hope that with access to nonfiction books about Alabama wildlife, and access to the Internet with tablets, students will be able to learn more about our wildlife, their habitats, and ecosystems. We feel it is important to learn about this so it can be protected it for future generations. We hope through using STEM activities this research will become relevant to our students, their families, and our community.

Through your generous donations, my students will read non-fiction books and complete scientific research to understand the relationships of living things and their environments and understand the importance of animal conservation in today's world.

Students would like to create a webpage spotlighting their specific animal using their new tablets. The webpage will include research of habitats, food webs, conservation ideas, the animals size, speed, and longevity as compared to humans. Thank you!

Mrs. Dillard
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung - Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 - 16GB - Black • Best Buy for Business $299.99 3 $899.97
Hard Candy Cases for 10-Inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 - Shock Drop - Black (SD10-SAM3-BLK) • Amazon $49.95 3 $149.85
A Desert Habitat (Introducing Habitats) • Amazon $8.06 1 $8.06
What If There Were No Gray Wolves?: A Book About the Temperate Forest Ecosystem (Food Chain Reactions) • Amazon $8.06 1 $8.06
What If There Were No Bees?: A Book About the Grassland Ecosystem (Food Chain Reactions) • Amazon $8.05 1 $8.05
How do Animals Adapt? (The Science of Living Things) • Amazon $7.15 1 $7.15
Desert Animal Adaptations (Amazing Animal Adaptations) • Amazon $7.15 1 $7.15
Who Eats What? Food Chains and Food Webs (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 2) • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
What Are Food Chains and Webs? (Science of Living Things) • Amazon $5.35 1 $5.35

Materials cost

$1,099.03

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$89.57

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,235.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$217.96

Total project goal

$1,453.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,453.05

4 Donors

-$1,423.05

Donations toward project cost

-$1,209.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$213.46

match offer

-$30.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$25.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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