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Mrs. Miller-Ahmed from Milwaukee WI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Insect Investigators

My students need a Giant Bug Collection and butterfly counter manipulatives as a hands on way to learn about insects.

  • $215 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My Kindergarten through 3rd-grade scientists attend a high-poverty school in Wisconsin. I am extremely fortunate to be their elementary science teacher, and I am the only science teacher in our district for this age group. Our school has a new lab, and the students go two times a week to participate in hands-on activities that explore life, earth, and physical sciences. They are also involved in STEM activities that explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. They are excited and eager to learn, and one day they may become scientists themselves.

My Project

My young entomologists are excited to learn about insects. Many students do not know the names of basic insects. To them everything is an ant or a roach.

Your donation will open up the world of all types of insects and butterflies.

These types of engaging materials are unavailable to our school and students. Because the Giant Bug Collection and Butterfly Counters are made for young children, they will be able to sort and classify the insects by various attributes. They can also use them to count and graph which are important activities in our STEM/Science Lab. Older students will be able to research and draw the life cycles of these insects. All students will become insect investigators!

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Mrs. Miller-Ahmed
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 250 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BT224 - Giant Bug Collection • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
LM982 - Butterfly Counters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 2 $49.98

Materials cost

$149.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$182.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.15

Total project goal

$214.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$214.36

1 Donor

-$107.17

Donations toward project cost

-$91.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.07

match offer

-$107.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$91.11

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.08

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$0.00

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