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Ms. Carcione from Flushing NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Animal Inventions!

Help me give my students modeling clay for their Design Your Own Organism project.

  • $239 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are fun-loving, enthusiastic scientists ready to take their learning to new levels! Our population is made up of a diverse group of learners from Queens, NY, including ENL students and special education students.

My goal is to continue multi-modal, project-based learning in my classroom, where my students perform their own scientific research, build models, and innovate solutions to the world's most pressing problems.

My students are some of the most creative young minds I have ever met, and are always ecstatic at the start of any new project I introduce to them. It is most important that my students understand how to apply what they are learning in the classroom to the real world. These projects, when funded, help make that learning goal realized day to day.

My Project

This project will allow students to sculpt an organism they invent and design during our biodiversity unit. They will justify all of its physical adaptations and design it according to the biome it lives in and challenges it faces in its environment. I’m excited to bring art into the science classroom with this fun and hands-on project!

Every year, student models and dioramas look amazing and it is only possible with this much needed clay.

So, thank you in advance for your generous support of this project. We appreciate it!

Ms. Carcione
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 90 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
30538-8141 - Prang Das Modeling Clay - 1.1 lb, Terra Cotta • Blick Art Materials $3.40 50 $170.00

Materials cost

$170.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$202.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.74

Total project goal

$238.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$238.29

4 Donors

-$117.24

Donations toward project cost

-$102.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.34

match offer

-$117.24

Match offer toward project cost

-$99.65

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.59

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.82

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$0.00

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