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Mrs. Nigro from Las Vegas NV is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Mind Will Soar with Amazing Butteflies!

My students need butterfly resources to help build their knowledge on this beautiful creature’s life cycle.

  • $176 goal

This project expired on July 27, 2018.

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My Students

Take a moment to think about your kindergarten experience. Did you just get a feeling of nostalgia, too? Kindergarten was an amazing and fun time that taught you the foundations of reading, writing, and math. My students are getting that same experience, but they are in need of materials that will help them learn all about the life cycle of butterflies.

The children I teach are energetic, wonderful, hardworking students.

They impress me everyday with their awesome attitudes, and desire to learn. We are a full day kindergarten class at a Title I school. Most of our students qualify for the free breakfast and lunch program. The student population is 33% Caucasian, 26% Hispanic, 12% Asian, 11% African American, 28% other.

My Project

Our class loves to research just about anything! Now that Spring has sprung, we want to study the life cycle of butterflies. These majestic creatures are so unique. My students do not understand that these beautiful insects come from a small egg. That is why I want them to see the change from the beginnning to the end. Another great thing about this project is it will integrate the STEM curriculum into our daily routine. It is very difficult to incorporate science into our schedule. Studying butterflies will provide hands on investigating, and enough excitement to last my kindergarteners a life time!

Mrs. Nigro
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BUTTERFLY HABITAT SET 30.SupPk.Cage • Ward's Science $54.06 1 $54.06
LIFE CYCLES OF A BUTTERFLY BB SET • Ward's Science $14.66 1 $14.66
MAGNIFIER READING GLASS 10 CM 2X. • Ward's Science $14.59 1 $14.59
MAGNIFIER READING GLASS 7.5 CM 3X. • Ward's Science $11.71 1 $11.71
MAGNIFIER READING GLASS 6.5 CM 2.5X. • Ward's Science $7.74 1 $7.74

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