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  • $1,105 goal

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Ms. Roe
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Life Science and Technology

My students need a terrarium kit, a light panel, an Animal Kingdom Photo book series, Frog Life Cycle materials, Biome Food Chain Readers, and Non-fiction Activity books.

My Students

Learning about plants, animals, life cycles, the food chain, the solar system, and biomes around the world is a favorite study of children in grades 1-3. This project is designed to supplement the study of the Life sciences in our classroom.

This school, a new public charter Montessori School is bringing a quality Montessori education to this economically and culturally diverse community.

As a public charter without the benefit of private school funding sources, this school is striving to provide an excellent education to its students. My class is a fantastic, culturally diverse group of eager, innovative 1st through 3 grade children with a huge range of learning needs, learning styles, learning strengths and abilities, all of whom love to learn. These students thrive in the presence of visual resources and hands-on materials. Several of my students are English Language Learners. All of my students are passionate about plants and animals and all things science.

My Project

With these materials my students will be able to explore and begin to understand the interconnectedness of our world-of animals in their habitats in biomes around the world. They will be able to research and create projects around various life cycles of different animals and plants and learn about the food chains that exist in the world's biomes. Using the light panel my students will be able to examine plants and other materials more closely, always seeking for distinctions and details. With the Flip for Science books and the Hands-on Standards books, I will be able to make sure that my students are experiencing and learning about all of the state standards that are appropriate for their grade level.

The Life Sciences are of particular interest to 1st through 3rd grade children.

Through Life Sciences we can reach every child of this age group and connect them to their own intrinsic passion about the world. When a child gets to watch first hand, plants growing in their presence and examine the subtle differences in the edges around leaves, the become interested and passionate about the world around them-they become possibilities for positive change in our world.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Follow That Food Chain - Complete Set • Nasco $54.95 2 $109.90
Flip4Science Rocks & Minerals: Teacher s Guide & Center Book Bundle • Nasco $29.95 1 $29.95
Flip4Science Sun, Earth, and Moon: Teacher s Guide & Center Book • Nasco $29.95 1 $29.95
Hands on Standards Science - Grades 2-3 • Nasco $49.95 1 $49.95
Terraria Classroom Kit • Nasco $43.95 1 $43.95
TB306 - Tabletop Light Panel • Lakeshore Learning $119.00 1 $119.00
GG860X - Learning Science Libraries - Gr. 1-3 - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $239.00 1 $239.00
AT517 - Animal Kingdom Photo Book Series • Lakeshore Learning $41.50 1 $41.50
GR700 - Life Cycle Sequencing Kit • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
DD904 - Life Cycle of a Frog Specimen Set • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
FF494 - Nonfiction Science Activity Readers • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95

Materials cost

$793.05

Vendor shipping charges

$26.37

State sales tax

$72.56

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$938.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$165.68

Total project goal

$1,104.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,104.56

1 Donor

-$97.00

Donations toward project cost

-$82.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.55

match offer

-$1,007.56

Match offer toward project cost

-$856.43

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$151.13

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 21 students.

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