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Ms. Becker from Franklin Park NJ is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learn as You Grow!

My students need raised garden beds, soil, seeds, and peat pots to help start our garden in our new school!

  • $600 goal

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My Students

Students in my school come from very diverse backgrounds, both ethnically and economically. We are a suburban school with a large population of learning disabled students. We also have many English language learners in our school. Despite the students' struggles, they love science and do well understanding the material due to the hands-on method of teaching.

My elementary students learn science through hands-on, minds-on activities!

We focus on STEM and follow the Next Generation Science Standards. Students love connecting what they learn in science to real-world problems and creating solutions to those problems.

My Project

Students love to learn about what they eat! These materials, the raised garden bed, soil, and seeds, will help get our garden started!

Growing herbs will give the students a chance to use their senses to smell, feel, and taste the benefits of growing their own food.

I think the raised bed will make it easier for students to work in the garden and having the starter pots will allow students to watch their seeds sprout before putting them in the garden.

Herbs are great for students to start with because they have such great scents and can be brought inside and kept year round.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pure Cypress Raised Garden Bed – Rustic Elevated Vegetable Planter [Handcrafted in the USA] - 24’x48’ 36in Tall – Quality Outdoor Gardening Supplies by Deep South Grower • Amazon Business $169.99 2 $339.98
Espoma Company (VFGS1) Organic Vegetable and Flower Soil • Amazon Business $27.67 2 $55.34
Grow 4 Herbs for Making Herbal Tea - Indoor Garden Seed Starter Kit for Planting Organic Mint Seeds, Catnip Seeds, Lemon Balm and Chamomile. Complete Growing Set for Beginners and Expert Gardeners • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Greenomy 3" Peat Pots Pack of 100|Seed Starter Kit| for Seedlings, Flowers, Vegetables|Eco-Friendly & 100% Biodegradable • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Greenomy 3" Peat Pots Pack of 100|Seed Starter Kit| for Seedlings, Flowers, Vegetables|Eco-Friendly & 100% Biodegradable • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Heirloom Vegetable Seeds - 13 Varieties of Organic Non-GMO Open Pollinated Garden Seed for Planting - Weird and Rare Varieties Perfect for Kids and School Gardens • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Granny’s Garden Heirloom Vegetable Seed Collection, 15 Variety, Non GMO Heirloom Beet, Carrot, Cucumber, Basil, Kale, Lettuce, Melon, Onion, Pea, Pepper, Squash and Tomato Seeds • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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