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Mrs. Campbell from Milpitas CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Butterflies and Plants: A Project Based Learning Unit

Help me give my students scientific materials to learn about biology in real-life form.

  • $228 goal

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My Students

My group of students are very inquisitive this year!

They love school and want to do their very best.

Each day I am greeted with sparkling smiles and curious minds. They absorb everything in their environment and ask questions about every topic we discuss. My students come from a variety of cultural backgrounds. An important goal that I have for my students is to provide as much exposure to the English language to increase their confidence and development of language skills.

My Project

Students will observe the life cycle of a butterfly in all 4 stages. They will record data and observations with pens, post-its, and tape. They will use the seeds and peat pots to plant their very own plant and watch it grow over the course of a couple of weeks. They will use the pipets to water their plant and learn how to be responsible for living things.

The students will learn about what it takes to be a scientist.

They will learn about life cycles in real time in their very own classroom. It will be a memorable kindergarten experience.

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Painted Lady Butterfly Life Cycle Set, Living • Carolina Biological Supply Company $31.99 1 $31.99
Post-it Pop-up Notes, 3" x 3" Cape Town Collection, 100 Sheets/Pad, 18 Pads/Cabinet Pack (R330-18CTCP) • Staples Advantage $28.49 1 $28.49
Carolina Seed Assortment Set • Carolina Biological Supply Company $26.64 1 $26.64
Peat Pots, 3 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $17.14 1 $17.14
Expo Dry Erase Markers, Fine Point, Black, 12/Pack (SAN86001) • Staples Advantage $15.99 1 $15.99
Expo Dry Erase Markers, Fine Point, Assorted, 8/Pack (86601) • Staples Advantage $6.50 1 $6.50
Scotch Double Sided Tape with Dispenser, Narrow Width, Engineered for Bonding, 1/2" x 7 yds., 3/Pack Caddy (3136) • Staples Advantage $6.49 1 $6.49
Label, Planter, Pack of 36 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $4.03 1 $4.03
Watering Pipets, Pack of 8 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $2.65 1 $2.65

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