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Mrs. Miller from Brunswick GA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Planting Seeds in First Grade Through Gardening!

Help me give my students an AeroGarden to plant a garden with little Earth resources.

  • $411 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a group of energetic first graders who come to school each day eager to learn. They attend a high poverty, Title I school in rural Georgia. Over 85% of my children live in poverty. Our elementary school is a low-income, rural school that has children that are homeless.

Regardless of our socioeconomic status, these students are young, ambitious, and smart.

Despite their hardships, my students are eager to learn and do their best. They want to be in school because they want to learn as much as they can so they can be successful. I teach an amazing group of first graders who come to school each day with smiles on their faces.

My Project

The resources that I am requesting will be project-based for my students. The AeroGarden will teach them responsibility of taking care of our earth and living things. Imagine fresh herbs and vegetables grown in a classroom, year-round. With the AeroGarden Bounty Elite we will be able to grow fresh herbs, vegetables, salad greens, flowers and more! This smart countertop garden uses water and patented nutrients to naturally grow plants… no herbicides, no pesticides, non-GMO. It’s natural goodness right at our fingertips. This resources will bring environmental science to LIFE for my first grade students.

Planting and watching their herbs and vegetables grow will excite students' interest in environmental science and motivate them to learn, encourage scientific inquiry, investigation, and experimentation, while requiring students to become active participants instead of passive learners.

This project will help them develop an understanding of how plants grow and teach them responsibility by having to take care of their plants.

Mrs. Miller
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 22 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AeroGarden Bounty Elite with Gourmet Herb Seed Pod Kit, Stainless • Amazon Business $239.96 1 $239.96
AeroGarden Salad Greens Mix Seed Pod Kit (9-Pod) • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
AeroGarden Red Heirloom Cherry Tomato Kit for Bounty Models • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
AeroGarden Grow Anything Seed Pod Kit (9-Pod) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

Materials cost

$293.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$20.28

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$348.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.51

Total project goal

$410.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$410.05

5 Donors

-$379.16

Donations toward project cost

-$348.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.62

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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