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Mrs. Nuzum from Tillamook OR is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

DPC - Red Legged Frogs: A CLUE to the Health of our Wetlands

My students need a folding table, nets, clipboards and educational displays to collect and analyze data.

  • $345 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Red Legged frogs can tell us about the health of our wetlands.

Our school is located in a rural coastal town.

Our afterschool TAG green team call themselves the "Red Legged Warriors." The have set out to protect and educate the public about the importance of the Red Legged Frog and the wetlands where they live. The Red Legged Frog is highlighted in the Oregon Conservation Strategy as species in need of help—that is, they have low or declining populations.

My Project

My students need a folding table, nets, clipboards and educational displays to collect and analyze data. Having the resources to collect scientific data and use scientific inquiry to learn about the health of our wetlands and protect the Red Legged frog will help students understand ecology, interdependence of species, natural history, government, math, and data collection. Students will take field trips to the wetlands and survey the frog population looking at what species prefer what type of plants. Students will also research frogs and create an educational flier.

The experience they learn collecting data in the field with help them gain hands on real world experience that will help students read text books and take test.

Students will also gain a respect and hopefully a love for their community and all the critters that live there.

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Mrs. Nuzum
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 27 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Net, Aquatic Insect • Carolina Biological Supply Company $84.55 1 $84.55
TABLE FOLDING LIGHTWEIGHT BLOW MOLDED PLASTIC18X61X29.25 • School Specialty Inc. $74.16 1 $74.16
INFLATABLE FROG LIFECYCLE SET/4 • School Specialty Inc. $31.34 1 $31.34
Saunders Seaglass Translucent Clipboards Teal • Quill $3.41 6 $20.46
Ecosystem SharpChart Set • Carolina Biological Supply Company $22.32 1 $22.32

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