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Ms. Bass from Los Angeles CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Habitats for Little Humans

Help me give my students lots of books and access to information about habitats for our next family project!

  • $300 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at an awesome school in an area of Los Angeles called Watts. I teach both Latino and African-American students, and all students receive free lunch because of their family income level. I am committed to working in this under-served area because these students need teachers that understand that their lives are less than ideal in many ways. However, my students can do anything and rise to the occasion when they feel confident and prepared with any task! My students live in a low income area and I want to make sure they have access to any and all materials to make their learning fun and rigorous.

My Project

Our next science unit is going to feature a culminating family project, focused on animal habitats. The students will use the books as information sources and for note taking about their habitat. I will read some of the books aloud and show them how to extract pertinent information. They will also have access to the mini library for research on their own.

I am really trying to make science fun and accessible for my students!

I know that many do not have Internet access, so this donation will provide a way for all students to access information. The culminating project will be a 3-D representation of animals in their natural habitat and will feature the animal's homes, food sources, plants, and predators. I can't wait to show you the finished projects.

Ms. Bass
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Let's Visit the Desert • AKJ Education $19.45 1 $19.45
All About Rain Forests • AKJ Education $16.05 1 $16.05
All About Oceans • AKJ Education $16.05 1 $16.05
About Habitats: Grasslands • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Oceans • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Easy Make & Learn Projects Animal Habitats Grades 2-3 • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Earth's Oceans • AKJ Education $7.30 1 $7.30
Water Habitats • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
The Abcs of Habitats • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Exploring Rain Forests • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Exploring Mountains • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Exploring Deserts • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Exploring Coral Reefs • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Animal Habitats • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
A Rainforest Habitat • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
A Wetland Habitat • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Forests • AKJ Education $6.05 1 $6.05
Grasslands • AKJ Education $6.05 1 $6.05
Deserts • AKJ Education $6.05 1 $6.05
Desert Food Chains • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Animal Habitats • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Tundra Food Chains • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Life in the Desert • AKJ Education $5.32 1 $5.32
All About the North and South Poles • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Baby Animals in Rainforest Habitats • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07

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