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Mrs. Aragon from El Paso TX is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ant Farm Ecosystem

My students need to see first hand how an ecosystem is vital to a colony of ants with this Giant Ant Farm.

  • $175 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are always displaying great determination and diligent hard work. We strive to complete STEAM and STEM projects throughout multiple disciplines. Our skill set completes all requirements given by the state and we look forward to achieving national standards. Our students bring life to all projects that we complete.

Students are constantly challenging the boundaries of how our curriculum is based, and challenging how teachers can change the way students learn.

This project will allow our content to bring forth better interdisciplinary content lesson plans.

Our school proudly serves military families, underprivileged students struggling with economic hardships, and a melting pot of diverse racial backgrounds.

My Project

This ant farm will supply my students will a vast array of different knowledge from multidisciplinary studies. They will care and feed for the ants while collecting large amounts of data. They will research deeper into how this ecosystem helps ants thrive in their conditions. Every kids should have the opportunity to set up and care for their own ant farm. As a kid, I remember taking hours just observing and coming up with different hypothesis'.

Student memory retention is greater when they are confronted with real life lessons.

The ants will be well taken care of and will support hundreds of students with knowledge they will carry with them for years to come.

Mrs. Aragon
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 800 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ant Farm Kit, Giant • Carolina Biological Supply Company $37.12 2 $74.24
Ant Farm Kit, Giant, Living Replacement Ants • Carolina Biological Supply Company $15.97 2 $31.94

Materials cost

$106.18

Vendor shipping charges

$10.62

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$148.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.19

Total project goal

$174.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$174.58

2 Donors

-$87.29

Donations toward project cost

-$74.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.09

match offer

-$87.28

Match offer toward project cost

-$74.19

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.09

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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