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Ms. Koski from Republic MI is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Earning Our Green Thumb

My students need basic gardening tools to start our school garden.

  • $658 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are part of a very small school community in a very rural area; we are also considered a high-poverty school. Our school has an awesome, small community atmosphere. We care about each other and it is common to hear students asking teachers about their weekend or how their family is and vice versa. My students are hard-working, inquisitive and love to learn. They strive to do their very best everyday. One of the best things about our school is our amazing students!

My Project

The much teased garden project is getting closer to becoming a reality. Working in partnership with the Industrial Arts department, we hope to start doing some planting in spring. The biology class will be responsible for planting and that is where this project is based.

My students need basic gardening tools to plant our garden in spring.

Our plan for the next few years is to get the garden going and start using the space as an outdoor lab and classroom. Students will learn the process of planting, caring for and harvesting vegetables. They will also be learning how to plan and build basic garden structures through the cross-curricular project with the Industrial Arts department.

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Ms. Koski
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 70 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TK14890847T Wheelbarrow 8 cu. ft. Capacity Tray Material Steel Number of Wheels 2 • Grainger $187.22 1 $187.22
TK14890844T Garden Spade29 In Handle7 In Blade • Grainger $26.16 4 $104.64
TK14890846T Portable Hose CartSteel17 In. Dia. • Grainger $102.36 1 $102.36
TK14890843T 25 ft. x 58 dia. Water Hose Rubber 400 psi Red • Grainger $22.00 2 $44.00
TK14890845T Water Nozzle Trigger Flow Control60 psi • Grainger $18.08 2 $36.16

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