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Mrs. Sanchez from Alva FL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's get Exploring!

My students need science kits to help them begin learning and exploring the world around them!

  • $726 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students all come from different backgrounds yet they each bring something very special to the classroom. Our school is located in an area that includes a wide variety of cultures and poverty levels. Our school has a large population of English Language Learners along with students who require specific accommodations during everyday learning.

The staff within our school work very hard to make every child feel loved and experience success.

Our classes are ability grouped in order to help meet the needs of all levels of students. Every student has the capability of learning. Some just need to have the content presented to them in various ways.

My Project

Science is a huge part of any age. When children start exploring young, they develop a curious mind that will allow them to grow into critical and observant thinkers.

When students begin exploring at early ages, their curiosity flourishes!

With these science kits, such as butterfly, ladybug, sea monkeys, and ant habitats, my students will be able to observe living things and watch first hand how life cycles work! With rock, fossil, shark teeth, and gemstone kits, my students will be able to observe nonliving things and discover how they make a difference in our environment as well.

I am so eager for my students to explore the world around them and go on adventures that they will always remember!

Mrs. Sanchez
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 20 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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AmScope 120X to 1200X 52-pcs Complete STEM Kids Student Beginner Biological Microscope Kit with Metal Arm and LED Light • Amazon Business $38.00 2 $76.00
Insect Lore Deluxe Butterfly Garden with 2 Live Cups of Caterpillars and Feeding Habitat Kit • Amazon Business $35.49 2 $70.98
Insect Lore Live Ladybug Growing Kit Toy - Baby Ladybug Larvae to Adult Ladybugs -SHIP NOW • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Talking Microscope - Featuring Bindi Irwin - for Preschoolers! • Amazon Business $40.45 1 $40.45
National Geographic Mega Gemstone Mine – Dig Up 15 Real Gems • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
ROCK ON! Geology Game with Rock & Mineral Collection – Collect and Learn with STEM-based Educational Science Kit in Carrying Case - Amethyst, Rhodonite, Selenite Crystal, Sodalite and lots more • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
National Geographic Play Sand - 6 LBS of Sand with Castle Molds (Green) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Dancing Bear Rock & Mineral Collection Activity Kit (Over 150 Pcs), Educational Identification Sheet plus 2 Easy Break Geodes, Fossilized Shark Teeth and Arrowheads, Brand • Amazon Business $27.95 1 $27.95
Insect Lore Ant Farm - Two Sided Ant Mountain- Includes Habitat, Sand And Voucher for Live Ants • Amazon Business $26.95 1 $26.95
Schylling Sea Monkeys Magic Castle • Amazon Business $25.94 1 $25.94
World Alive Aqua Dragons, Sea Friends with Rectangle Tank • Amazon Business $22.05 1 $22.05
Learning Resources Beaker Creatures Liquid Reactor Super Lab • Amazon Business $21.24 1 $21.24
Mini Explorer Light-up Crystal Growing Kit - Grow Your Own Crystals Make Them Glow! Great Science Expirement Gift Kids, Boys & Girls | STEM Toys | Crystal Making • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
ROY ROJAS Gemstone Mine Dig Kit, Toy Science Kit Dig up 6 Real Brilliant Gems • Amazon Business $17.98 1 $17.98
AmScope PS25 Prepared Microscope Slide Set for Basic Biological Science Education, 25 Slides, Includes Fitted Wooden Case • Amazon Business $17.00 1 $17.00
YOFIT Dinosaur Science Kit Dinosaur Fossil Digging Kit for Kids (A) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Discover with Dr. Cool Shark Tooth Dig Kit – Dig Up 3 Real Shark Teeth Fossils! • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
4M Crystal Mining Kit • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Exploding Science Experiments Kit for kids - 8 Volcano Chemistry Eruption Science Projects in Set. Everything Included + Instruction Manual • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
National Geographic Bug Dig Kit • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Kinetic Sand Sand Tray - Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Are You an Ant? (Backyard Books) • Amazon Business $6.56 1 $6.56

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