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Ms. Crossley from Hempstead TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Digging Into Agriculture

Help me give my students an insight into the agriculture world. Hands on models and growing mats will give my students a different view on their learning.

  • $559 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students uniqueness is what makes them very special! They are all low socioeconomic students. They come from broken homes and unstable atmospheres. Not only that, but some of them were also affected by Hurricane Harvey. Even though they have gone through these struggles they always keep a positive attitude about things and are ready to learn.

The classes I teach are Intro to Ag and Career Cruising.

These courses are to help prepare my students for their future and put them on a path for high school. We focus on a lot of hands on learning and project based lessons. My students enjoy working in groups and doing class projects. They need help being provided for in order to be successful in the classroom.

My Project

I envision a full hands on classroom for my students. The supplies I have picked out are to help transform my classroom into that experience. These supplies will allow them to look outside of the classroom and into the actual agricultural world. I cover all things from Animal Science to Horticulture. I am also an FFA advisor. These supplies will not only help in the classroom but out of the classroom as well. My Ag students will be able to utilize them through their livestock projects and learn the scientific aspect of them in the classroom. I plan on doing a planting project with the Gro-Mats, as well as, using the Poka Ropes to teach different knots that can be used in the livestock industry. The Allflex Tagger and tags will allow me to teach my students the proper way to tag an animal and what the importance of tags are in the livestock industry. The Crop Identification Kit will be an experiment for my students. They will have to learn the different stages of crops and what they look like. I would love for my students to just have something different in their lives that they can take away with them forever. This project would allow me to open up the minds of young learners and help them succeed in their education and future careers.

Ms. Crossley
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Typical Flower Model • Nasco $64.95 1 $64.95
Allflex Total Tagger Applicator • Nasco $54.75 1 $54.75
Gro-Mat - 21 x 15-14 • Nasco $49.25 1 $49.25
Dairy Foods • Nasco $46.75 1 $46.75
Crop Identification Kit • Nasco $40.25 1 $40.25
Allflex Global Medium Double Female Numbered Tags with Studs - Orange Numbers 1-25 • Nasco $29.95 1 $29.95
4D Vision Cow Model • Nasco $29.95 1 $29.95
Crop Plants • Nasco $20.55 1 $20.55
How to Raise Chickens • Nasco $16.70 1 $16.70
How to Raise Rabbits • Nasco $16.70 1 $16.70
45 Poka-Rope - Black • Nasco $0.72 20 $14.40
Nasco Animal Science Word Search Puzzles • Nasco $9.95 1 $9.95
Blue Safety Tag Knife • Nasco $4.55 1 $4.55

Materials cost

$398.70

Vendor shipping charges

$39.87

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$474.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.74

Total project goal

$558.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$558.29

2 Donors

-$259.30

Donations toward project cost

-$254.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.15

match offer

-$259.29

Match offer toward project cost

-$220.40

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.89

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$39.70

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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