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  • $218 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Weagle
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Just Keep Swimming, Just Keep Swimming!

My students need an aquarium of plants and animals to help their understanding of habitats and communities to expand just as far as the ocean.

My Students

My students are amazing. I have never experienced a more empathetic group of students. With they home lives and lack of family support that many of them come from, one would expect than these students should be focusing on themselves. This is not they case with this class. They include each other and do their best to try and help fellow students learn. It is impressive how they work together.

Not only do these students work together, they work hard.

Even though they struggle on a project or activity when an adult might think it is does not look "as good" as my students tell one another that is does look nice because they recognize that their fellow classmate did their best.

This is a great group of kids who deserve the best.

My Project

In first grade we learn a lot! In reading we learn about communities, including animals communities and what better way to see how a community works than one that includes a variety of animals, we also learn how plants and animals work together so lets add a plant to the community and it really fits the bill.

As part of our literacy program we learn some pretty amazing words.

With this aquarium students can see how "creatures" can "thrive" in their "environment." In science we learn about habitats. Is there a better way to lean about water habitats than to see them in action? The aquarium show how real fish and other animals live together in harmony.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WaterWonders 10-gal Animal Set • Carolina Biological Supply Company $34.20 1 $34.20
Casper Fish • Carolina Biological Supply Company $29.65 1 $29.65
Aquatic Buddies Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $24.97 1 $24.97
Chinese Algae Eater, Living, Pack 3 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $17.77 1 $17.77
AquaSafe Water Conditioner, 500 mL • Carolina Biological Supply Company $9.22 1 $9.22
Elodea densa, Living, Pack of 12 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $8.32 1 $8.32
Pebbles, Waterworn, 10 lb • Carolina Biological Supply Company $7.42 1 $7.42

Materials cost

$131.55

Vendor shipping charges

$13.16

State sales tax

$8.42

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$185.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.66

Total project goal

$217.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$217.76

4 Donors

-$217.76

Donations toward project cost

-$185.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.66

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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