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Ms. DiGeronimo from Brooklyn NY is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Awesome Aquarium

Help me give my students a beautiful aquarium to house our new class pet!

  • $230 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students learn best when they can engage in hands-on experiences. When they have the opportunity to build, create and explore, they become the best version of themselves in the classroom. I truly love to see them having fun while learning!

As a direct result of their disabilities, my students have many academic and emotional needs.

They are curious, resilient and hungry for knowledge. They inspire me each and everyday to go the extra mile to help them succeed and grow!

My Project

My 6th grade class is extremely interested in science and animal life. They are very curious and are always asking to look up pictures of different animals.

This "Awesome Aquarium" will make a beautiful addition to our classroom.

I know that this resource will spark many great discussions as well as help to bring my student's curiosity to the next level. Additionally, it will help to foster a sense of ownership and responsibility. My students will be responsible for the upkeep of this beautiful aquarium. I plan on using this as an incentive for student behavior throughout the school year.

Ms. DiGeronimo
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
biOrb Décor Set - 30L Pink Ocean • Amazon Business $74.66 1 $74.66
Koller Products Panaview 5-Gallon Aquarium Kit - Power Filter - LED Lighting • Amazon Business $35.93 1 $35.93
Wayber Decorative Rocks, 1 Lb/460g Rock Crystal Sands for Aquarium Fish Turtle Tank Decoration/Bonsai Succulent Plants Ornament/Bottom Landscape (Fills 1&1/4 Cups) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Kicko Plastic Fish Tank Aquarium - 4 Pack with Lid and Traveling Handles, Rectangle, 1 of Every Color: Blue, Pink, Green and Orange - for Fish and Reptiles - Indoor and Outdoor Use • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Penn Plax Aquarium Fish Net – Aqua Blue Quick Catch Mesh Wire Net Safe for All Fish – 4 Inches • Amazon Business $3.18 3 $9.54
Medpride Vinyl Gloves| Medium Box of 100| 4.3 mil Thick, Powder-Free, Non-Sterile, Heavy Duty Disposable Gloves| Professional Grade for Healthcare, Medical, Food Handling, and More • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
Marina Betta Aquarium Starter Kit, Gravel, White • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Wardley Premium Betta Fish Food Pellets - 1.2oz • Amazon Business $2.69 1 $2.69

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