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  • $215 goal

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  • 8 donors
  • $0 still needed

Habitat for Anoles

My students need a misting bottle, heat emitter, thermostat, lamp clamp, and a 20 gal. tank for our first unit, Food Chains and Webs. We will be receiving anoles and earthworms for observations and need a place for them!

My Students

Do you remember how excited you were when your class had a pet?

My students are eager 4th grade scientists!!

Our school services all zip codes in Jefferson County. Although we are not considered "at risk" our school is passed up on many types of funding offered to more " at risk" schools. Therefore, many times we are not able to provide materials needed for the classrooms.

My Project

The items we are asking for will provide a habitat (misting bottle, heat emitter, thermostat, lamp clamp, and a 20 gal. tank) for our anoles and earthworms. Our district sends us these creatures for observation and learning. At the end of the unit, many times these anoles are left without homes. These creatures can not be let out into our environment. They are actually harmful to our environment. This habitat environment will provide ongoing learning in the classroom for my scientists!

Providing ongoing hands on learning in the classroom keeps students motivated and ready to learn.

This habitat will give opportunities to practice some practical living skills too. What student doesn't like classroom pets?

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Amphibian or Reptile Tank, 20 Gal • Amazon $79.95 1 $79.95
Zoo Med ReptiTemp 500R Remote Sensor Thermostat • Amazon $22.54 1 $22.54
Zoo Med ReptiCare Ceramic Infrared Heat Emitter 100 Watts • Amazon $19.68 1 $19.68
Zoo Med Deluxe Porcelain Clamp Lamp with 8.5-Inch Dome, Black • Amazon $16.52 1 $16.52
Florida Marine Research SFM66661 6-Pack Mister Trainer Water Misting Bottle • Amazon $11.49 1 $11.49

Materials cost

$150.18

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$182.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.19

Total project goal

$214.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$214.62

6 Donors

-$89.67

Donations toward project cost

-$78.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.20

Matching donations from our partners

-$122.31

Match offers toward project cost

-$103.96

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.35

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The Community Foundation of Louisville and 7 other donors.

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