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Ms. Penny Ramsey from Timpson TX is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Attract Insects For Our Habitats

My students need an aquarium, lids, filters, growing tables, small greenhouses, and items for our aquarium to attract bugs, grow flowers, and to grow turtles, fish, and lizards in their habitats.

  • $2,286 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a STEM academy. We are only one of six STEM schools in the state of Texas. We are beginning our new journey of STEM-based projects that will include math, science, engineering, technology, writing, and art.

We are so proud of this honor.

We want to help our students make great choices and to create awesome projects, but we are in need of supplies to create unique and awesome projects that our students can learn by doing. My students love by doing. We love building with our hands. We love learning by doing.

My Project

I want to be able to introduce my class to habitats of live animals such as fish, lizards, and turtles. We also want to grow plants such as flowers and vegetables in small greenhouses to attract insects. We will be harvesting our vegetables to taste test, graph, and cook in our classroom. We will need the growing tables to seed our plants. We will need the greenhouses to place the seeds in to help them grow. We need the Aquarium, filters, the two lids, and the floating porches, rocks, and platforms for our lizards and turtles to be able to get on out of the water.

We want to learn through real life and hands on items to grow and attract insects and view real habitats.

Help us learn about the world around us through attract insects, growing items flowers and vegetables, creating habitats for turtles, lizards, and fish so we can view life cycles. We appreciate your support.

Ms. Penny Ramsey
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 300 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Seapora 56217 Edge Series Aquarium Reef Ready, 75 gallon • Amazon Business $641.05 1 $641.05
Tetra 25931 TetraFauna Viquarium, fits 20- to 55-Gallon Tanks • Amazon Business $68.88 1 $68.88
Pure Garden Mini Greenhouse 4-Tier (M150077) • $59.39 1 $59.39
Zilla 11435 Fresh Air Screen Cover, 48-Inch by 18-Inch • Amazon Business $37.20 1 $37.20
Pure Garden Mini Greenhouse 3-Tier (M150076) • $34.64 1 $34.64
Tetra 25905 Decorative Reptile Filter for Aquariums up to 55 Gallons • Amazon Business $34.51 1 $34.51
Exo Terra Turtle Cliff Aquatic Terrarium Filter/Rock, Small • Amazon Business $33.13 1 $33.13
Exo Terra Turtle Bank - Large • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Exo Terra Screen Cover for Hinged Door, 60 Breeder/75 Gallon • Amazon Business $29.24 1 $29.24
TetraFauna Floating Turtle Island Natural Basking Platform • Amazon Business $28.19 1 $28.19
Generic Floating Turtle Pier Rectangular Terrapin Dock Frogs Reptile Ramp Platform 18.5cm • Amazon Business $12.30 1 $12.30

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