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Mrs. Cross from Independence KY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-on Science in Thoroughbred Country!

My students need 70 owl pellets to study food chains and food webs.

  • $344 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hands-on science should happen in every classroom, every day. I would love to have the children dissect owl pellets to discover all of the animals/plants in an owl's food chain.

My students attend a rural/suburban school in Kentucky.

They come from many different backgrounds. Some live on farms, while most live in subdivisions, and others live in apartments. They are energetic students who have the desire to learn everything they can, and I try to make all of my lessons hands-on.

My Project

With these pellets, the students will be able to dissect them and discover skulls and bones from all of the animals their owl ate. They can then use this to put together a food chain, and not just read about one in a book. If students read, they remember 5%. If they do it, they remember 95%.

This will allow my students to do a hands-on activity that is not within our budget.

I have done it in the past, and it was one of their favorite activities, and the students really learned.

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Mrs. Cross
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 135 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
OWL PELLETS REPLACEMENTS PACK OF 15 • Frey Scientific, Inc. $42.95 5 $214.75

Materials cost

$214.75

Vendor shipping charges

$25.77

State sales tax

$12.88

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$291.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.46

Total project goal

$343.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$343.08

4 Donors

-$343.08

Donations toward project cost

-$291.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.46

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$0.00

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