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  • $559 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Cadet
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Learning About Habitats

My students need a terrarium habitat kit.

My Students

I care, you care, we all care for where the wild things are.

Hello and thank you for reading my proposal.

I currently teach seventy-two English Language Learners whose enthusiasm and boundless energy keep me on my toes. They are bright, energetic, and eager to learn. And when it comes to science, there's an endless thirst for classroom hands-on activities. I want to tap into that enthusiasm with a project that teaches them to be stewards of the earth.

My Project

Using the Gems Terrarium Habitats Kit, moss, and bottle experiment book, my students will build terrariums. They will care for them, and in so doing, learn that a terrarium is a small example of the bigger world we live in. And this bigger world is filled with plants, animals, and ecosystems that need their care.

It is my hope that my students will fall in love with nature, and in turn understand the importance of caring for our environment and its animals.

Building awareness for the environment is difficult if students are not taught about its importance in a fun and exciting manner. But with your support, I will help my students understand their role in creating a balanced and healthy world. hide»

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bottle Biology Book • Carolina Biological Supply Company $40.37 1 $40.37
GEMS Terrarium Habitats Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $330.00 1 $330.00
MOSSES-WOODLAND LG CLUMP TERR+ EA • Frey Scientific, Inc. $11.71 2 $23.42

Materials cost

$393.79

Vendor shipping charges

$39.85

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$474.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.74

Total project goal

$558.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$558.29

1 Donor

-$558.29

Donations toward project cost

-$474.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.74

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 72 students.

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