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Mrs. Quach from Los Angeles CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Animal Compassion in the Classroom

My students need a classroom aquarium and other accessories to learn about underwater ecosystems and animal compassion.

  • $245 goal

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My Students

My students are from low-income immigrant families. My kids come to school to learn but because their parents have to work multiple jobs, sometimes their parents don't have enough time to prepare them a full nutritious breakfast. That's why my classroom becomes their second home. We are a Title I school where we cannot afford field trips to the aquarium due to lack of funding. The project will give students an opportunity to learn about compassion for animals through a classroom aquarium so they educate their parents and others about compassion for animals.

My Project

My students come from low income families with parent or parents working full time to make ends meet. Due to financial struggles, my students do not have the chance to visit a real aquarium to see real animals and take care of them. Thus, I want my students to learn about animal compassion and conservation by having an aquarium in the classroom. Students could observe and take care of living creatures in the classroom. My students will learn about responsibilities, research different ways to care for an underwater animal, the diets, habitats, and adaptations. Students will learn about underwater ecosystem. Further, by taking care of living creatures, students will learn calming ways to focus on academics. Your donations will help bring animal compassion and conservation to life.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GloFish 29045 Aquarium Kit with Blue LED light, 5-Gallon • Amazon Business $50.12 1 $50.12
Aqueon QuietFlow Filter Cartridge, Medium, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $24.86 1 $24.86
GloFish Multi-Pack Plants for Aquariums, Large, 3-Count • Amazon Business $10.14 2 $20.28
Gulfstream Tropical AGU125MED Mag-Float Glass Aquarium Cleaner, Medium • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Aqueon Aquarium Siphon Vacuum Aquarium Gravel Cleaner Large with Bulb, 10-Inch • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
SLSON Aquarium Coral Rock Decoration Vivid Mountain Cave Environments Ornaments Fish Tank Resin Deorations • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
API POND ACCU-CLEAR Pond Water Clarifier 16-Ounce Bottle • Amazon Business $10.29 1 $10.29
GloFish Aquarium Gravel, Black with Fluorescent Accents, 5-Pound • Amazon Business $4.69 2 $9.38
API STRESS COAT Aquarium Water Conditioner 16-Ounce Bottle • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89

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