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Ms. Acosta from Boulder CO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Insects, Insects, Insects!

My students need the ant farms to be able to get a hands-on experience about insects and habitats! The books will also enhance our learning through a variety of texts selected!

  • $178 goal

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My Students

I have a group of twenty six very interactive learners! We have a variety of different learners, and trying to meet their individual needs is very important to me. In our classroom community, we embrace the diversity that each person expresses and brings to our unique group. We have worked very hard to create a safe learning environment in which each student can feel safe taking academic risks and navigating through their own individual learning experiences at their own pace that is right for them.

My Project

This science unit is one of my favorites because the students get so excited and interested in learning about bugs! I chose three ant habitats because that will give all of the students the opportunity to collaborate in small groups together and watch and examine the development of the habitat. The gel habitat worked really well in my class last year because the students were able to get a 360 view of the habitat and tunnels that the ant had created.

I also chose a variety of nonfiction and fiction texts to go along with our insect and habitat study.

The students will have access to the texts throughout the day to further their interest and knowledge regarding insects and habitats.

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
NAVAdeal Ant Artists, Ant Works Farm Castle, Live Ant Viewing Habitat, Educational Toy, Study Behavior of Ants (Attention Live Ant Is Not Included) • Amazon Business $20.89 2 $41.78
NAVAdeal Ant Artists, Ant Works Farm Castle, Live Ant Viewing Habitat, Educational Toy, Study Behavior of Ants (Attention Live Ant Is Not Included) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Roly-Polies (Mini-Animalist) • Amazon Business $14.15 1 $14.15
Flea Circus (Mini-Animalist) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
There's a Bug on My Book! • Amazon Business $7.61 1 $7.61
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Bees! • Amazon Business $7.61 1 $7.61
Bugs A to Z • Amazon Business $4.22 1 $4.22
National Geographic Readers: Ants • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$112.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.19

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.69

Total project goal

$177.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$177.91

1 Donor

-$79.36

Donations toward project cost

-$79.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$84.54

Match offer toward project cost

-$71.86

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.68

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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