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Mrs. Candea from Wichita KS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Save The Bees

Help me give my students the resources needed for them to fully understand the organisms they will be taking care of (honey bees) and how the things they do at our school will impact our whole community.

  • $246 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students love spending time in the outdoors and learning about the botany and wildlife of our community. When students return, they often say their favorite memories are from their twice annual camping trips they participate in each year. This year our school has taken on beekeeping as we have acquired 10 outdoor hives and one indoor observation hive. Students have been fascinated about how all the members of each hive work together and how these tiny insects have such a huge impact on humans.

My Project

These materials , books , videos and bee activities, will give students a resource to aid in their learning about honey bees in class and their importance in our community ecosystem. I plan to use them for student center activities, to support hands-on learning and whole group reads. I want students to know that they can make an impact on their community. I want students to know the importance of honey bees, feel like they are honey bee hive experts, and give them the confidence to advocate for our local ecosystem. The more exposure students have to these tiny insects the more it will help them attain my learning goals for them.

Mrs. Candea
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Case of the Vanishing Honeybees A Scientific Mystery • AKJ Education $23.35 1 $23.35
What Do Bees Do in Summer? • AKJ Education $19.37 1 $19.37
Bee Dance • AKJ Education $17.09 1 $17.09
Bees • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
Bee: A Peek-Through Picture Book • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
The Hive Detectives Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
What If There Were No Bees?: A Book About the Grassland Ecosystem • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Seedlings: Bees • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Life and Times of the Honeybee • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Flight of the Honey Bee • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Honey Makers • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Magic School Bus Inside A Beehive • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Honey Bees • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Jump into Science: Honeybees • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Bees • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Honey in a Hive • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
It's a Good Thing There Are Bees • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Show me the Honey (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Explore My World: Honey Bees • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Busy Buzzy Bee • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Honeybees • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85

Materials cost

$164.37

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.59

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$208.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.78

Total project goal

$245.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$245.21

4 Donors

-$121.00

Donations toward project cost

-$105.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.15

match offer

-$120.68

Match offer toward project cost

-$102.58

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.10

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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