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Mrs. Twiss from Southfield MI is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Growing Green

Help me give my students supplies to continue our growing plants in our garden tower.

  • $179 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students love to learn! They love to move and are excited to find out about our world. They are inquisitive and have many interests that continue to push their thinking. As a class, we work on encouraging each other to focus on our strengths which, in turn, builds confidence in all that we do.

About 53% of our students receive a free or reduced-price lunch.

We live in a suburb of Detroit. I have five special education students and others who are below grade level. In our classroom, we learn, laugh, and love!

My Project

Can you imagine having a vegetable growing lab in your classroom as a child? Having the ability to experiment with adaptations and not only determine how plants grow best but also how to manipulate them into adapting into other plants. Students would be in charge of running the grow system, determining how to best keep the plants alive and how to alter them.

Along with the ability to learn about plants and their adaptations, students will get to grow vegetables and learn about the nutritional side of vegetables.

These refill supplies will allow students to continue to try different vegetables, create meals with them, and experience healthy living. This project will allow students to be actual scientists, to develop hypotheses, prototypes, and to try their ideas out. With your donation, you are opening up a whole new world to my students. I can't thank you enough for your generosity!

Mrs. Twiss
Grades 3-5
More than half of 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 25 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rockwool Cubes (Package of 98) • Juice Plus $19.00 4 $76.00
Tower Garden Seedling Starter Kit • Juice Plus $29.00 1 $29.00

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