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Mr. Green from Hackensack NJ is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

New Bearded Dragon Needs a Home

Help me give my students sufficient lighting, heat, food, and comfort for their bearded dragon.

  • $298 goal

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My Students

My scientifically inquisitive students are a diverse group of sixth graders who live in an urban city in Bergen County, NJ. Although, they are diverse, a very large percentage come from a home where English is not their first language. This group of students have a passion for learning, but many are struggling readers with low comprehension skills. These learners benefit from hands-on learning, that brings difficult science concepts to life.

Please help my students understand life science, by bringing life into my classroom!

Recently, we adopted a bearded dragon name Rex however we are short a few items and would like to request a basking lamp, fluorescent uvb lamp, eco-carpet, vine, hammock, and food.

I would love to bring life science to life for my students by recreating a bearded dragon-friendly environment. By having hands-on experience with these creatures, we can explore their adaptations, physical structures and behavior.

My Project

I would love to bring life science to life for my students by recreating a bearded dragon-friendly environment. By having hands-on experience with these creatures, we can explore their adaptations, physical structures and behavior.

By providing these materials, the students will be able to observe how bearded dragons adapt to their environment based on their needs.

The students will be engaged by having living animal in their classroom and gain a memorable experience that goes beyond the imagination. I am excited to see the look on their faces when they find out that they will be interacting and taking care of a classroom pet with a great personality!

Mr. Green
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Zilla Reptile Slimline Reptile Lighting Fixture with UVB Lamp, 18-Inches • Amazon Business $38.83 1 $38.83
Ruff 'n Ruffus Portable Foldable Pet Playpen + Carrying Case & Collapsible Travel Bowl (Medium (29" x 29" x 17")) • Amazon Business $28.97 1 $28.97
(3 Pack) Fluker's Basking Spotlight Bulbs for Reptiles 100 Watt • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Exo Terra Reptile Cricket Feeder • Amazon Business $9.52 2 $19.04
PIVBY Bearded Dragon Hammock Jungle Climber Vines Flexible Reptile Leaves with Suction Cups Habitat Decor for Climbing, Chameleon, Lizards, Gecko, Snakes • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
OMAYKEY 2-Pack 100W Ceramic Heat Lamp with 1-pcs Digital-Thermometer, Infrared Reptile Heat Emitter Heater Lamp Bulb for Pet Brooder Coop Chicken Lizard Turtle Snake Aquarium, No Light No Harm • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Zilla Premium Reflector Dome, Black 8.5" • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Lee's Kricket Keeper, Small • Amazon Business $11.87 1 $11.87
Exo Terra Lamp Holder Bracket for Reptiles • Amazon Business $10.80 1 $10.80
Tfwadmx Reptiles Carpet Mat Substrate Liner Bedding for Terrarium Lizards Snakes Bearded Dragon Turtles Iguana (39"X20") • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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