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Ms. Washington from Chicago IL is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fishing for Science

The cost of 3 12-packs of live goldfish from Sargent Welch, 4 packs of assorted goldfish plants from Carolina Biological Supply Company, an aquarium set from Delta Education, and 3 10 lb. gravel aquariums from Nasco is $445, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $460 goal

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I am a third grade teacher at Perkins Bass Elementary School. My classroom and I would like to create mini aquariums. We are in need of the plants, gravel, and fish. This will be a highlight for many of my students because most of them don't have pets. My classroom will use these resources in an effort to explore how living things meet their needs. It will allow the students to observe fish in their ecosystem. Students will keep a log of the day to day observation of their mini aquariums. Students will also compare their aquariums to the classroom aquarium. These resources will allow them to get hands-on experience. It will also tie into character education on how to be responsible. Please help us get hooked on science!

Ms. Washington
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AZOO Aquarium Set • Delta Education $119.95 1 $119.95
L1252-GOLDFISH PLANT ASSORT • Carolina Biological Supply Company $37.95 4 $151.80
LIVE - GOLDFISH, 12/PK • Sargent Welch $13.29 3 $39.87
GRAVEL AQUARIUM 10LB • Nasco $2.50 3 $7.50

Materials cost

$319.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$377.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.80

Total project goal

$460.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$460.00

1 Donor

-$378.00

Donations toward project cost

-$378.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$82.98

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$0.00

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