I am the teacher for the districts 5th Grade Gifted and Talented students. Our district pulls out these students for 2 days a week to come to our campus for enriched classes of differentiated instruction. We try to have students use knowledge and make connections between subjects and create projects of high quality.
While my students are all of high ability they are of mixed opportunities. Being 15 hours from the sea (and 2 hours from any sizable water at all) many are unfamiliar with the varied life that lives in the sea.
I wish to develop a salt water aquarium system with the many varied marine organisms we study and learn about during the year.
With the generous help of donors we will be able to a bring the ocean to our classroom and make oceanography and "Finding NEMO" come alive. It is a lot easier to point to a limpet than to try to describe one.
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