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Mrs. Sessions from Decatur TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Predators and Prey! Help Students Make Food Web Models!

My students need animal figures to use in the classroom to create models of food webs and food chains.

  • $354 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in a rural area in the small town of Decatur, Texas. For many of these students, they have grown up in this rural area and have not had the opportunity to leave the small area that they have grown up in.

I want to provide them with experiences that they will remember and that will open up their eyes to the opportunities that lie ahead of them.

Having these opportunities will allow them to set goals for their future.

My Project

Fifth grade students are expected to learn how food webs work in a variety of ecosystems. Most of my students have not had any exposure to ecosystems outside of the ones in their rural town.

Having animal models to manipulate to show predator and prey relationships as well as competition between animals can allow for a hands-on experience that will broaden my students' understanding of how an ecosystem works.

The wide variety of ecosystems represented by these animal figurines will allow the students to imagine themselves stepping outside of the classroom and into the wild. They will be able to manipulate how different populations change and how one animal has a huge effect on the food web as a whole.

Mrs. Sessions
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 87 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safari Ltd Arctic TOOB With 10 Fun Figurines, Including A Harp Seal, Husky, Caribou, Arctic Rabbit, Killer Whale, Walrus, Arctic Fox, Beluga Whale, Igloo, And Polar Bear – For Ages 3 and Up • Amazon Business $15.00 3 $45.00
Safari Ltd Ocean TOOB Comes With 12 Different Hand Painted Animal Toy Figurine Models Including Sea Lion, Eagle Ray, Starfish, Turtle, Penguin, Octopus, Humpback Whale, Sperm Whale, Moray Eel, Hammerhead Shark, Tiger Shark, and Dolphin For Ages 5 and Up • Amazon Business $13.99 3 $41.97
Safari Ltd Wild Safari North American Wildlife TOOB With 12 Favorite Animal Toy Figurines Including a Mountain Lion, Wolf, Elk, Big Horn Ram, Bison • Amazon Business $12.99 3 $38.97
Safari Ltd Desert TOOB, Pack of 11 • Amazon Business $11.99 3 $35.97
Safari Ltd Rainforest TOOB • Amazon Business $11.99 3 $35.97
Safari Ltd River TOOB • Amazon Business $11.99 3 $35.97
Safari Ltd Wild TOOB With 12 Great Jungle Friends, Including a Giraffe, Brown Bear, Tiger, Camel, Lion, Crocodile, Gorilla, Hippo, Rhino, Zebra, Panther and Elephant (Discontinued by manufacturer) • Amazon Business $10.99 3 $32.97

Materials cost

$266.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$300.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.09

Total project goal

$353.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$353.91

2 Donors

-$353.91

Donations toward project cost

-$300.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.09

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$0.00

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