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Mrs. Ludden from Enfield ME is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Out Of This World Learning Adventure!

Help me give my students the chance to visit the Emera Astronomy Center and view a fabulous planetarium show entitled, Earth, Moon, & Sun.

  • $275 goal

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My Students

My school is a small PreK-5th grade school in northern Maine. We are located in a low income area. Each child is able to receive free breakfast and lunch, and this is truly a blessing.

I teach first grade and have students with wonderful and creative little minds.

They are always eager to learn new things and are very excited for a unit in science that we will be studying in the next few months. Our first graders will be learning about the Sun, Earth, and Moon. We are fortunate to live near the University of Maine and the fabulous Emera Astronomy Center which is located on that campus.

The Emera Astronomy Center has a wonderful show entitled Earth, Moon, and Sun that would fit perfectly with our learning goals. We would love to be able to provide this wonderful experience to our students!

My Project

This trip to the Emera Astronomy Center will be a first time experience for many of our students. The trip will also compliment our first grade science curriculum perfectly and give the children an exciting learning opportunity that I know they will love! It would be a fabulous trip and would provide out of the classroom learning time. These kinds of trips help to instill a love of learning. My hope is that this trip will be the first of many for my students throughout their educational careers and it will excite them and encourage them to want to learn more!

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Mrs. Ludden
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 33 students.

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Activity Emera Astronomy Center $200.00

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