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Ms. Herberger from Springfield MA is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Grade 4 Explores Connecticut Science Center!

Help me give my students the opportunity to learn through discovery at the Connecticut Science Center.

  • $564 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am currently a fourth grade teacher at an elementary school in Springfield, Massachusetts. At the fourth grade level we have 4 classrooms that include many Special Education Students and English as a Second Language Learners. In addition, the majority of our students are below the poverty line.

Due to our families economic struggles our students lack the life experiences of many of their peers from neighboring suburban communities.

It is our hope to expand their life experiences by going to the Connecticut Science Center.

My Project

All children should have the opportunity to experience learning outside their classroom. Our students have limited chances to experience interactive learning outside the structured classroom setting. The opportunity to explore the many hands on activities at the Connecticut Science Center will allow our students to learn in an environment that allows knowledge through discovery.

The 3D Movie, Galapagos Islands will allow our students to see animals and their habitats come alive.

Most of our children have never experienced a three dimensional movie providing them with an exciting life experience. Our science study on adaptations to an animal's habitat unit has always been their favorite unit of study thus, this will be an invaluable experience for them.

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 22 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity Connecticut Science Center $442.00

Trip cost

$442.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$478.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.46

Total project goal

$563.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$563.09

1 Donor

-$319.09

Donations toward project cost

-$319.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$187.69

Match offer toward project cost

-$159.54

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.15

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$56.31

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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