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Ms. Gabler from Bakersfield CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fish Can Grow Our Food

My students need a Water Garden Fish Tank with Root Farm Hydroponic Garden System to learn about different ways plants can grow and to learn responsibility.

  • $313 goal

This project expired on July 6, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing young people. They overcome obstacles everyday to just be able to do what most people do everyday.

My students thrive when participating in hands-on experiences, and movement.

They not only want to learn, but they want people to expect them to learn.

My students want people to look beyond the disability and see the extraordinary human beings they are, capable of great things. They come from very low income families and do not have many opportunities to be involved in the community other than what we do within the classroom.

My Project

Often times in school, the only opportunities to learn are by what we see in books and the worksheets that follow. Not only does this get tedious and boring, but my students require hands on activities to reach all their learning styles and help them be successful.

Our upcoming science lesson will be on plants, how they grow, why they are needed and which ones we eat.

We will be planting the traditional way, but I thought it would be fun and engaging to show students various ways that plants can grow.

The Water Garden Fish Tank with Root Farm Hydroponic Garden System will help show my students how the ecosystem works and that plants can grow in all kids of environments.

Ms. Gabler
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 12 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Water Garden Fish Tank with Root Farm Hydroponic Garden System • Amazon Business $185.97 1 $185.97
Back to the Roots Water Garden Fish Tank, 3 – Month Refill Kit • Amazon Business $26.69 1 $26.69

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