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Mr. Gluhan from Watsonville CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Animal Survival and Adaptations

My students need experiences that provide opportunities to see how animals survive and adapt in different environments. By providing multi-leveled, high interest and student-friendly texts they will under cause-effect relationships.

  • $274 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My second grade students would great benefit from knowledge they can research about on how animals adapt and survive in different environments.

By providing multi-leveled texts they will be able to successfully gather enough information to complete a thorough report on an animal that is part of the required curriculum of all second graders.

By providing a variety of learning experiences, they will have enough information that will allow them to be successful regardless of their reading ability.

My students come from low-income families, and additionally, family experiences may be limited due to parental limitations in providing for their children. The science materials I am requesting would be student-friendly allowing for differences in both ability and experiences.

My Project

My second graders need experiences that will provide them with concrete examples how animals interact with their environment. The science series I am requesting will allow them to see first hand what effects the environment has on how they compete for food, what identifies a predator from a prey, and other relevant science-related material.

By providing information in a multi-subject texts they will learn about food chains, where animals find shelter, what they eat, and their enemies.

Additionally, they will learn about animals that are becoming extinct, and what is being done to protect them. Students will also learn how protective agencies work.

Mr. Gluhan
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG866 - Animals Book Library - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $30.50 6 $183.00

Materials cost

$183.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.74

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$232.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.03

Total project goal

$273.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$273.51

4 Donors

-$248.51

Donations toward project cost

-$211.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.28

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

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$0.00

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