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Mr. Gaskill from Las Vegas NV is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Greenhouse Misting System

My students need a timed misting system for our new greenhouse along with growing trays, pots, peat pellets, thermometer and an artificial turf floor.

  • $356 goal

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My Students

Students come to Knudson Middle School from a variety of backgrounds and interests. We are an urban, Title I school, with high numbers of English language learners and students who qualify for free or reduced school lunch. We are also the oldest magnet middle school for the arts in the Clark County School District. Our students come to us from across the valley to study clarinet, dance, violin, choir, video production, mariachi, ballet folklorico, and more!

Our students excel in science as well as in the arts!

We have won second place for the last two years in a row in the Southern Nevada Model Bridge Building Competition at UNLV. And our students' Science CRT scores consistently score among the top five magnet schools in the district, performing better than many of the STEM-themed magnet schools.

My Project

We need a timed misting system to improve irrigation as well as temperature and humidity control in our new greenhouse. Additionally, a turf floor and growing trays and pots will allow us to improve access and overall functioning.

Students love gardening, and this project will extend their growing season.

Multiple grade levels will be able to address more standards throughout the year with this project. Moreover, having a greenhouse will allow us to grow vegetables and fruits like watermelon that have a longer growing season that we could not otherwise incorporate into our current outdoor garden. We intend to use the greenhouse to grow plants for experiments in photosynthesis, investigations in pollination and plant reproduction, as well as investigations into genetics using Wisconsin Fast Plant kits.

Mr. Gaskill
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
House, Home and More Outdoor Turf Rug - Green - 6' x 6' - Several Other Sizes to Choose From • Amazon Business $57.00 1 $57.00
10 Strong Plant Growing Trays (Without Holes) - Durable, Reusable and Recyclable - Grow Plants, Start Seeds, Useful for your greenhouse and for Hydroponics - PACK OF 10 + FREE PLANT LABELS • Amazon Business $20.99 2 $41.98
82FT Mist Cooling System with Timer with 25PCS Plastic Mist Nozzles For Outdoor Lawn Patio Garden Greenhouse • Amazon Business $40.99 1 $40.99
100 Jiffy 7 Peat Pellets 50mm - Large Pellets - Seeds Starting - Jiffy Peat Pellet Helps to Avoid Root Shock • Amazon Business $39.44 1 $39.44
KINGLAKE 100 Pcs 4" Plastic Plants Nursery Pot/Pots Seedlings Flower Plant Container Seed Starting Pots • Amazon Business $11.99 3 $35.97
50 NEW Plastic Nursery 1 Gallon Trade POT ~ Holds 0.66 Gal • Amazon Business $27.87 1 $27.87
Springfield Vertical Thermometer and Hygrometer (9.125-Inch) • Amazon Business $6.02 1 $6.02

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