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Ms. Christy from Citrus Heights CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Metamorphosis of Butterflies

Help me give my students the experience of seeing the transformation of a caterpillar into a beautiful butterfly.

  • $278 goal

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My Students

When you think of a Special Day Class/Autism Spectrum Class think of inspiration, perseverance and determination. That’s how I see my class. I see students with the determination to be the best. In our class no disability will define you! When I see my students I see greatness, I see students who are willing to look at their quirks, or stems and not see something strange but to see something unique. I see students who want to learn just like any other student. That is the goal! To mainstream students in the general education population and have them be able to fit in, benefit and educate just like any student.

I have 13 AMAZING students, who may learn a little different, they may do things a little different, they may say things a little different BUT that doesn't make them different it makes them EXTRAORDINARY!

They have all been diagnosed with autism. All my students are high functioning. Which means, they are all grade level in MOST areas of curriculum. That means as their teacher I have to teach three different grade levels and meet the Common Core Standards, NGSS and history. That makes my class EXTREMELY FUN!

My Project

We are requesting seven GeoSafari Butterly Bungalows. Many of my students love hands on activities, and visuals. They will learn and understand metamorphosis of butterflies through watching them transform in front of their eyes. They will document their findings through drawings, data taking, and writing what they see everyday.

This project really incorporates collaborating with a classmate, comparing and contrasting their findings with others throughout the classroom.

Many students need to see the transformation of the butterfly through all its stages to believe it in my classroom, making this an incredible hands on science experiment. The joy of watching their caterpillar grow into a beautiful butterfly will make the butterfly release be more special to my students.

Ms. Christy
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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BUTTERFLY BUNGALOW GEOSAFARI JR • Frey Scientific $24.02 7 $168.14

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