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Ms. Eldridge from Lexington NC is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Amphibians Abound!

My students need opportunities to view living amphibians in a realistic habitat.

  • $532 goal

This project expired on July 14, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In my Biology class, we must learn about the diversity of life. I would like them to experience this diversity first-hand, instead of relying completely on text books.

My students are each amazing people: ready to learn any and everything I offer.

They have not had a wealth of experiences, and most come from situations of poverty. Our school does its best to serve each student, but resources are always tight. They know that they have some challenges to overcome, and I have never had a class that did not rise to meet my expectations. These children need every resource we can give them to help them to become truly competitive in today's society, whether that is in the workforce or in colleges and universities.

My Project

Having the river ecosystem aquarium will bring our studies alive. This permanent fixture in my classroom can be connected to a multitude of concepts in Biology and will give the students an excellent understanding of the interconnectedness of land and aquatic ecosystems along with an up-close view of a few of the natural inhabitants.

With your help, I can bring life in to my Biology classroom!

Many of my students have never gone to a creek, or explored ecosystems outside of their urban landscape. Having this aquarium will offer them an opportunity to see the treasures life holds - even when we are not able to take field trips. I know having living organisms in class will bring a more personal connection between my students and the science they are learning!

Ms. Eldridge
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
River Tank Ecosystem, 20-gallon complete • Carolina Biological Supply Company $280.25 1 $280.25
River Tank Accessory Set • Carolina Biological Supply Company $69.35 1 $69.35

Materials cost

$349.60

Vendor shipping charges

$34.96

State sales tax

$27.27

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$452.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.78

Total project goal

$531.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$531.85

1 Donor

-$531.85

Donations toward project cost

-$452.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.78

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$0.00

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