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Ms. Porter from Augusta ME is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarten's Life Cycle of Chickens

My students need a warming plate for their baby chickens once they hatch and an incubator for the eggs we watch change in our classroom to learn all about chicks in our classroom!

  • $511 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The kindergarten in Miss Porter and Miss Allen's class rooms are excited to grow, and get very excited about science in the classroom. From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom I focus on their potential and growth while they are with me. I may not be able to control their home lives, however, I can certainly control their experience during the school day. By doing this in a creative and positive way, I am hopeful to inspire even our earliest learners to continue on a path of academic excellence.

My Project

Miss Allen and Miss Porters students will study the life cycle of chickens through this project. Both classrooms will use the egg incubator for incubating our eggs and discuss the stages of their life cycle while the eggs are incubating for 21 days.

The students will have the opportunity to turn the eggs daily to help with their development and track the growth of the embryos.

When the eggs hatch, the students will care for them for several days by feeding them and providing a safe habitat for them with the tote and warming plate before they are taken to a forever home.

Ms. Porter
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brinsea EcoGlow Brooder for Chicks or Ducklings • Amazon Business $79.99 2 $159.98
Kidsidol HHD Mini Egg Incubator Automatic Digital 7 Eggs Poultry Hatcher Tool for Duch Bird Chicken Egg (Yellow) • Amazon Business $31.99 2 $63.98
Learning Resources Chick Life Cycle Exploration Set • Amazon Business $25.39 2 $50.78
IRIS Weathertight Storage Box, 62 Quart - Clear • Amazon Business $22.30 2 $44.60
RentACoop Chick Feeder and Waterer Set • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Flexzion Bright Cool LED Egg Candling Light Candler Tester Portable Flashlight Incubator Warehouse Exclusive with Charger Adapter for Brooder Chicken Quail Poultry • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98

Materials cost

$379.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.96

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$433.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.58

Total project goal

$510.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$510.53

14 Donors

-$421.12

Donations toward project cost

-$361.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.42

match offer

-$85.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$72.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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