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Mr. Krautzel from Glen Mills PA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Coral Reef Project

Help me give my students these kessil coral grow lights, because they provide the exact amount of light for optimal coral growth.

  • $593 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I leave my house every morning eager to come to work. Not just because I love my job, but I get so much enjoyment watching my students learn and grow. I enjoy coming to work every morning to see my students. It is a great pleasure to work with them and watch them grow.

The students at my Middle School are an amazing example what is a bright future.

They are kind, eager to learn, intelligent and are not afraid to take chances. Because of these traits, I try to find unique and interesting ways to challenge them. I find with every challenge, the students rise to the occasion and do tremendous work. It is because of their enthusiasm, I am driven as a teacher to constantly find new and alternative ways to connect with them and give them new challenges.

My Project

With the world ever changing, we are constantly learning new and exciting things. Our project Exploring The Coral Reef will be be a real life, hands on approach to education. Our students will learn the importance of today's reef. They will learn, what it takes to keep our corals alive in the reef. And they will learn all the valuable forms of life that live in the reef. This project will be one that encompasses many different aspects of education today.

As an educator I find projects that incorporate different subjects areas are the greatest ways for students to learn.

The power of success in projects encourages students to take chances. When students take chances, whether they succeed or fail, they still learn. But with success students are more likely to take more chances in life, bigger chances.

That is why I am asking for these specific lights. These lights provide the most accurate forms of light for coral growth and viewing. They are designed for reef keepers to maximize their success. There are other lights on the market that create coral growth, but AI Prime lights are the best and will be a great addition to our reef tanks.

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16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 300 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Prime HD+ Aqua Illumination Aquarium LED Compact Fixture, Black • Amazon Business $199.00 2 $398.00
AquaIllumination Prime Tank Mount, White • Amazon Business $34.43 2 $68.86

Materials cost

$466.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$503.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.92

Total project goal

$592.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$592.78

13 Donors

-$570.01

Donations toward project cost

-$503.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.15

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.77

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$0.00

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