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Mrs. Ketchum from Springfield OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Identifying Animals in Our World

My students need animal X-rays and large animal examples to better understand what animals are and how they fit into our world.

  • $352 goal

This project expired on January 7, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 24 fun and energetic students who love to be in school. They love to explore and are really beginning to understand print concepts. We are a high needs school with a diverse group of fantastic students. Some are homeless and come to us with nothing. These students come from all different backgrounds and skill levels. These skills and backgrounds really help to create a unique and fun classroom.

My students love to learn about new things.

I believe they should have the opportunity to learn in the way they need to. They come to me hungry and many have never been in a classroom setting. They need engaging and fun materials along with the basic necessities to help them concentrate on learning. We would love to increase our STEM time in the classroom.

My Project

My students live in a highly populated area and do not have any experience outside of the cat and dog world. I would love to bring large animals into the classroom so we can see what they look like and how they act. These larger animal examples will help my students safely explore how different animals are helpful inside our world. Many of my students have no idea what an animal bone looks like or even what a bear does for the ecosystem. These new tools will help us get a greater understanding and love for the animal world around us. This will help me bring compassion to our world inside my classroom because we will be exploring what each animal does for our ecosystem and beyond.

Mrs. Ketchum
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SCIENCE VOCABULARY READERS SET: ANIMAL GROUPS • Frey Scientific $106.82 1 $106.82
ANIMALS JUMBO FOREST SET OF 5 • Frey Scientific $35.99 1 $35.99
JUMB0 JUNGLE ANIMALS SET OF 5 • Frey Scientific $35.99 1 $35.99
ANIMALS JUMBO OCEAN SET OF 6 • Frey Scientific $35.99 1 $35.99
X-RAYS ANIMAL 8X10 SET OF 14 • Frey Scientific $22.07 1 $22.07

Materials cost

$236.86

Vendor shipping charges

$28.42

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$298.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.73

Total project goal

$351.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$351.56

5 Donors

-$115.36

Donations toward project cost

-$102.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.65

match offer

-$230.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$196.12

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.61

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.48

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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