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Ms. Walsh from Oakland CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our School Garden Club!

Help me give my students access to the school garden! We have started a garden club! Students are invited to join us to learn about various aspects of plants.

  • $431 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative, thoughtful and full of questions! Our classroom is centered around technology proficiency, social-emotional development, and encouraging a love of reading. As a community, we work to develop a space where all students feel safe to learn. We meet daily to discuss our passions and concerns. We collaboratively write, design, and edit projects on Chromebooks to increase our access to technology for education and growth. We constantly listen to and read new exciting literature to develop our discussion skills, to improve access to the new wonders of the world, and grow a passion for learning.

Each child in my classroom is dedicated to growing and learning about the world, although the method and environment in which they learn best vary greatly.

I incorporate a variety of learning strategies, alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are! Students are encourage to work in teams, groups, and partners whenever possible to fuel their growth as life-long learners. My students must also have concrete experiences, field trips, to solidify a real world understanding of their lessons!

My Project

Students are learning about various aspects of plants. We are exploring various leaf textures to explore how plants can protect themselves from insects. We learn about scented plants designed to attach insects to transport seeds and perpetuating plant reproduction. We will grow and cut open carnivorous plants to observe the inner structure. We explore plant growth cycles and collect the compost to complete the cycle. We grow food to eat! The students care for the plants by watering, weeding, and transplanting.

The standards we will address will range from standards addressing Kindergarten-5th grade, such as: the life cycle, ecosystem dynamics, the structure and function of certain plants, and photsynthesis!

Ms. Walsh
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TK35122967T Shop Apron Denim Material Blue Size Universal • Grainger $3.65 30 $109.50
TK35122964T Coated Gloves XS Palm and Fingers Nitrile Glove Coating Material 3 ANSIISEA Abrasion Level • Grainger $2.84 30 $85.20
TK35122968T 75 ft. x 58 dia. Hot Water Hose Rubber 402 psi Red • Grainger $44.00 1 $44.00
TK35122969T Free Standing Hose ReelResin11 In.Dia. • Grainger $33.60 1 $33.60
TK35122965T Coated Gloves M Palm and Fingers Nitrile Glove Coating Material 3 ANSIISEA Abrasion Level • Grainger $2.84 3 $8.52
SEED SUNFLOWER 230G • Ward's Science $5.91 1 $5.91
TK35122966T Coated Gloves L Palm and Fingers Nitrile Glove Coating Material 3 ANSIISEA Abrasion Level • Grainger $2.84 2 $5.68
SEED CARROT 30G • Ward's Science $3.36 1 $3.36
SEED RADISH CHERRY BELLE VIAB • Ward's Science $2.51 1 $2.51
SEED CUCUMBER VIABLE PACKET STRAIGHT 8 • Ward's Science $2.51 1 $2.51
SEEDS MARIGOLD 3 G SHELF LIFE 3 YEARS • Ward's Science $2.51 1 $2.51

Materials cost

$303.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.75

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$365.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.52

Total project goal

$430.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$430.12

4 Donors

-$303.00

Donations toward project cost

-$260.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.45

match offer

-$123.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$105.05

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.54

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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