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Mr. Thompson from Cadillac MI is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Bringing Life to the Classroom

Help me give my students 2 Leopard Geckos and an Exo Terra desert habitat kit.

  • $321 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are full of energy, excitement, and have amazing potential. They come into the classroom every day ready to explore labs and share their knowledge.

The students in my classroom are scientists that need an energy outlet, and the outdoors is a great way to do this.

I teach an amazing group of sixth, seventh, and eighth graders at a Title I school. My students have very diverse backgrounds and learning styles. They have a wide variety of needs, learning styles, and goals. My goal is to give each student the best learning opportunities possible.

My Project

Teaching science can be a tough concept for students to comprehend, so why not bring the science to the classroom. Students will be able to learn about different biomes and habitats hands-on with this project based learning idea. With the purchase of 2 Geckos and Exo Terra habitat, my students will have first hand knowledge of the desert environment.

This project based learning idea will give my students an excellent way to comprehend the desert environment and factors that impact the environment.

Lets bring the classroom to life with this project and allow my students hands-on experiences of how the desert environment and it's wildlife interact.

Mr. Thompson
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Exo Terra Small Desert Habitat Kit • LLLReptile $99.99 1 $99.99
Small Jungle High Yellow Leopard Geckos • LLLReptile $42.97 2 $85.93

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