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  • $605 goal

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Mr. Miller
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed

Owl Pellets: Feces, Vomit, Regurgitation?

My students need owl pellets to dissect in order to better understand the digestive system of an owl and it's importance in an ecosystem.

My Students

Help our students rekindle their love for science by providing them with a real hands-on and minds-on opportunity!

My students are an absolutely fantastic bunch of kids.

They are a very diverse urban population that have unfortunately been plagued with a lot of worksheets in their science experience. I'm taking on the task of bringing in more hands-on and physical activities to these students to help them learn to enjoy their education!

My Project

My students have not had many hands-on activities or laboratory experiences in their science careers. I strongly feel that these students will benefit from engaging in one of science's fun/gross/awesome aspects of dissection. If I can get my students more excited to come to my class and learn, I'm hoping this will carry over to their other classes. In this way, they will learn to be more responsible of their own education. My hope is that dissecting owl pellets will motivate some of my students to pursue a career in science.

My students don't get many opportunities to enjoy the fun parts of science that require funding.

I've been able to make a lot of fun experiences involving the scientific method with just normal house-hold items. It is my belief that as resourceful as I've been, nothing will compare to the experience of handling an authentic owl pellet. My students have worked hard and been very flexible to budget constraints and funding, but I think they would strongly benefit from this opportunity.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Large Owl Pellet • Carolina Biological Supply Company $2.99 145 $433.55

Materials cost

$433.55

Vendor shipping charges

$43.36

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$513.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.60

Total project goal

$604.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$604.01

5 Donors

-$302.01

Donations toward project cost

-$256.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.30

match offer

-$302.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$256.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 290 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by CA Technologies and 5 other donors.

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