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Ms. Coulter from Indianapolis IN is requesting a classroom visitor through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Not So Silly Adaptations!

Help me give my students a hands-on experience involving unique animals from all over the world!

  • $513 goal

This project expired on December 11, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion." —Muhammad Ali.

This is the motto in our classroom, and my students work hard every day to ensure that they are prepared to be successful citizens in this 21st-century world.

My students are incredibly hard workers. They don't all come from the best circumstances, but once they walk through the doors of our school, they know they are safe and taken care of. Eighty-five percent of our students get free or reduced-price lunch. We are a Title I funded school that provides all students with a free breakfast each morning. Our school has wonderful partnerships with the community in order to provide our inner-city students with all the opportunities they need to become successful citizens.

My students love to learn. They love experiencing new things, and they come to school each day excited to learn with their classmates and teachers.

My Project

Silly Safaris is a wonderful program that will bring animal species into our classroom. Every year we try to teach our students about animal adaptations when so many of them have never even been to a zoo. Amazon John will bring many different species to our students and allow them to see how different animals are adapted to their environments.

Our science standards require students to have an understanding of how different animals adapt in order to survive.

This visit is a powerful experience to help students engage with animals rather than simply research them. Our students will gain a much better understanding of these science standards due to this experience. Students will then be able to connect their new knowledge of adaptations to their informational writing unit.

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

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 125 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Visitor Total
Amazon John from Silly Safari's $400.00

Visitor cost

$400.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$436.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.94

Total project goal

$512.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$512.94

1 Donor

-$512.94

Donations toward project cost

-$436.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.94

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$0.00

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