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Mrs. Ayers from Polson MT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Helping Plants & People to Grow

Help me give my students a hands on classroom hydroponic plant growing system.

  • $507 goal

This project expired on March 24, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a classroom of inquisitive fourth graders from the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana. We are eager to learn about our world and we want the world to learn about us! My students love to swim in Flathead Lake, play outside, learn about their world, and laugh!

My students are so thoughtful and full of creativity.

I hope to inspire my students to learn about the natural world, and how to take care of it. My students come to our classroom each day eager to explore new challenges and projects. We learn about the world around us by engaging in hands on projects that help us be great stewards to this amazing place where we live.

My Project

These materials will allow my students to learn about how plants grow and what they need to survive and thrive. We will be tying this into how each student needs different things as well. The hydroponic system will be an addition to my classroom soil started seeds that we grow in the spring.

Our year long study of how people interact with the natural world will be greatly enhanced by the different types of plants we will grow with this project.

We will learn how the life cycles of plant families operate and how they are affected by different environments.

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

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AquaSprouts Complete Set • Carolina Biological Supply Company $211.45 1 $211.45
Plant Growth Cart Replacement Bulb • Carolina Biological Supply Company $19.57 4 $78.28
Moss Set, Living • Carolina Biological Supply Company $28.75 1 $28.75
Jiffy-7 Pellets, Pack of 100 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $24.25 1 $24.25
Succulent Plant, Living • Carolina Biological Supply Company $8.23 2 $16.46

Materials cost

$359.19

Vendor shipping charges

$35.92

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$430.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.97

Total project goal

$506.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$506.47

5 Donors

-$488.82

Donations toward project cost

-$430.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.32

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

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$0.00

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