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  • $207 goal

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Mrs. Miller
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Fifth Grade Frog Dissection

Help me give my students a memorable hands-on science experience with frog dissections.

My Students

My students are curious and love to explore science through hands-on learning. This is the way students learn best. I want to be able to give my fifth graders a memorable scientific learning experience this year. Part of our curriculum involves identifying and describing both the parts and functions of the body organs. I am hoping to get enough frog specimens for each student to dissect. With my budget I already have five specimens, so I hope to get 13 more. We would also need dissection scissors to perform the dissections more independently.

My Project

I will first have students participate in a virtual frog dissection. This helps students to identify the frog’s organs when it comes to the actual dissection. This will also give students the understanding of how a dissection works. It teaches the students important terminology as well as how and where to cut. I will then start the incisions for the students and they will take over with the dissection scissors. I will have the students identify the organs as well as their function. When students can learn hands-on, they are more likely to retain information. The students will definitely remember this activity.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Carolinas Perfect Solution Frog, 3 to 4 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $6.21 13 $80.73
Dissecting Scissors, Stainless Steel, Straight, 4 1/2 in • Carolina Biological Supply Company $4.95 10 $49.50

Materials cost

$130.23

Vendor shipping charges

$13.02

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$175.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.92

Total project goal

$206.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$206.12

1 Donor

-$17.52

Donations toward project cost

-$17.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$185.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$157.68

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.83

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.09

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Tyson Foods and one other donor.

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