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Ms. LaBar from West Palm Beach FL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Disney Environmental Math/Science Community Garden

My students need science supplies like beakers, pots, and seads to plant our own gardens at our school. We will also be doing experiments with water and candy.

  • $498 goal

This project expired on February 28, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember what it was like to get excited about doing experiments in your classroom? Well we are encorporating environmental science, math, and community envollment by growing our own vegetables, taking measurements , and then harvesting them and donating them to a local food bank.

My students attend a Title One low income choice school.

These students need to apply to come to this public school and agree to maintain a B average in their magnet program. Most students are enrolled in Pre-med, Pre-engineering, Environmental Science, or Computer Technology.

My Project

My students want to see that they can make an impact on the environment. We will be encorporating their environmental class and math class to do just that. We will plant a community garden, take care of it, and then harvest the vegetables and donate them to a local food bank. We will also be using the other supplies of candy, balloons, and science equipment to do water purification experiments.

It is important for my students to see that they can make a difference in their environment.

They can actually take pride in their hard work by watching it over time and then seeing that the fruits of their labor can benefit other people in our community. We will also be doing numerous environmental experiments with the science beakers, water pictures, and candy.

Ms. LaBar
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 125 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Anchor Hocking 56 oz Infinity Pitcher • Amazon $20.77 2 $41.54
Signpost Electric Portable Household Air Blower Electric Balloon Air Pump Inflator with 15000pa Single Nozzle 700L/min Air Volume • Amazon $33.00 1 $33.00
Instapark® Flower Power Color changing LED Plant Pot • Amazon $14.95 1 $14.95
G.W. Schleidt STC9003-P 6-Inch 3-Minute Newton Glass Timer, Purple Liquid with White Sand • Amazon $12.65 2 $25.30
GROSCHE Atlantis Water Fruit Infusion pitcher (Pitcher is glass, not plastic) 50 fl. oz 1500 ml with (BPA Free Plastic) infusion and ice tubes • Amazon $25.00 1 $25.00
Emergency Food Survival Seed Non-gmo Non-hybrid Gift Variety Pack Retail for $135 • Amazon $22.85 1 $22.85
213B2 Karter Scientific Glass Erlenmeyer Flask 5 Piece Set 50, 150, 250, 500, & 1000ml • Amazon $16.99 1 $16.99
Sour Punch Twists, 4-Flavor Variety Pack, 44.48-Ounce Tubs (Pack of 2) • Amazon $16.23 1 $16.23
12 Heirloom Varieties of Vegetable Seeds • Amazon $15.95 1 $15.95
Infuser Water Bottle 27 Ounce - Made of durable Eastman TritanTM - Create Your Own Flavored Water, Naturally, with Ingredients YOU Select. The Fun & Healthy Way to Enjoy Your Daily Water. • Amazon $15.49 1 $15.49
Esschert Design Set of Three White Metal Flower Pots In Metal Saucer • Amazon $15.21 1 $15.21
AdNArt Flavour It Glass Water Bottle with Fruit Infuser • Amazon $13.90 1 $13.90
Cymbidium King Arthur 'Green Giant' orchid seedling • Amazon $12.99 1 $12.99
4M Bubble Science • Amazon $12.99 1 $12.99
Wilsonara Finial Fire orchid, near blooming size, red flowers • Amazon $12.99 1 $12.99
Zziggysgal 12 Varieties of Organic Herb Seeds • Amazon $12.95 1 $12.95
Pixy Sticks - Bulk ~ 1 Lb. • Amazon $2.11 6 $12.66
Swedish Fish, Net Wt. 50 oz, 240-Count Individually Wrapped • Amazon $12.44 1 $12.44
4M Kitchen Science Kit • Amazon $12.28 1 $12.28
Sour Patch Soft & Chewy Candy Kids (1) 30.4-ounce Bag (1.9 lbs) • Amazon $11.74 1 $11.74
(Price/PAC)Perfect Products Co Latex Balloons - 12" (Pack of 50) • Amazon $9.99 1 $9.99
100 Seeds, Columbine "Giant Star Mix" (Aquilegia hybrida) Seeds by Seed Needs • Amazon $1.85 5 $9.25
Timex T035WW4 Color Changing Alarm Clock with Soothing Sounds (White) • Amazon $6.48 1 $6.48
3,000 Seeds, Snapdragon "Royal Mixture" (Linaria maroccana) Seeds By Seed Needs • Amazon $2.15 1 $2.15
Purple Dragon Carrot 350 Seeds - Absolutely unique! • Amazon $0.10 5 $0.50
Mexican Miniature Watermelon 15 Seeds -Melothria scabra • Amazon $0.10 5 $0.50
Black Sea Man Tomato 10 Seeds - Heirloom • Amazon $0.10 5 $0.50

Materials cost

$386.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$422.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.58

Total project goal

$497.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$497.20

1 Donor

-$211.31

Donations toward project cost

-$211.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$248.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$211.31

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.29

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$37.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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