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Ms. Fredrickson from Kansas City KS is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Student-led project

Class Pets!

Help us get pet supplies for three pets in our science classroom!

  • $443 goal

This project expired on January 9, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

About My Students

My advisory class is leading this classroom project in purchasing class pets and caring for them. Since this is a science classroom it is my goal for students to learn more about the animals in our room. They will also have assigned tasks to help them have ownership over their classroom and school. These high school students are very excited about having class pets to care for and we are asking for additional funding to make this experience possible.

Furthermore, this will help students relieve stress and learn to care for others.

Our students will begin to work with our class pets- a snake, a gecko and a hamster. We are excited to develop skills to take care of pets. Students will learn how to feed, clean and care for pets. These animals will also serve as therapy animals, build teamwork and class ownership.

In Their Own Words

Class pets so that we are able to contribute to our classroom. We want to be able to take a break from the mental strain of the work we have to do in school and also escape from the stress we experience outside of school. We choose to have these 3 pets ourselves.

We will be determining roles in our classroom that we will need to take care of our new class pets. Students will decide and select what roles they want to play in taking care of the pets. They will have leadership and ownership in this project. This will also help them develop leadership outside of the school.

This project is important to us because we are needing to mental break from our academic case load. We also need therapy animals to help us deal with the stresses that we experience outside of school. This project will help us develop solutions to problems we see with our animals and in our school.

Ms. Fredrickson
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Exo Terra Short All Glass Terrarium, 24 by 18 by 12-Inch • Amazon Business $135.97 1 $135.97
REPTIZOO Mini Reptile Glass Terrarium,Full View Visually Appealing Mini Reptile Glass Habitat • Amazon Business $62.99 1 $62.99
Kaytee CritterTrail Primary Habitat • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Zacro Reptile Heat Lamp 100W with One Digital Thermometer, Infrared Ceramic Heating Non-light Lamps Emitter 110V (Black) • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Zoo Med Reptisoil Blend 10Qt • Amazon Business $19.90 1 $19.90
No Scent Reptile - Professional Pet Waste Odor Eliminator Cleaner - Safe All Natural Probiotic & Enzyme Formula Smell Remover Tanks Terrariums Enclosures Substrates (8 oz) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Zilla Reptile Habitat Décor Hideouts Bark Bends, Medium • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
Galapagos 05064 Aspen Digs Shavings Bedding, 8-Quart, Natural • Amazon Business $9.54 1 $9.54
Kaytee Fiesta Hamster and Gerbil Food, 4.5-lb bag • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09

Materials cost

$318.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$22.47

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$375.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.35

Total project goal

$442.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$442.34

1 Donor

-$375.99

Donations toward project cost

-$375.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$66.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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