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Ms. L. from New York NY is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Science through the Seasons

The cost of hands-on science materials such as a tadpole tank and pond set, a live habitat, insect and spider videotape, silkworm eggs, lifecycles poster, giant inflatable insects and more is $700, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $700 goal

This project expired on May 30, 2007.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Our goal is to use hands-on developmentally appropriate activities to promote and reinforce scientific exploration, language and literacy skills, and mathematical thinking through early childhood science workshops. Once the materials are delivered, three preschool teachers at our site will plan and organize a science event. We will choose the investigations, field test the investigations, compile a list of supplies, order materials and create a program describing all of the science activities. Throughout the year our scientific explorations have been Living things around us and the environment. To date, we have covered trees, pumpkins, squirrels, winter, and symmetry. Through our donor's generosity we hope to add on snails, ants, snails, and butterflies. I'm really excited and know that the children will enjoy watching and recording the life cycle of each species. Science begins in prekindergarten and the resources necessary need to be hands - on. Just think of how much excitement and learning will go on when the butterflies emerge and the ladybugs molt into a pupa. Preschoolers + Science = An enriched environment that will prepare them for kindergarten.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 54 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Live Habitat Special Offer • Insect Lore $49.99 2 $99.98
Giant Inflatable Insects • Insect Lore $34.99 1 $34.99
Set of 5 Lifecycle Posters • Insect Lore $30.99 1 $30.99
Acrylic Silkworm Life Cycle • Insect Lore $29.99 1 $29.99
Book Plus Science Model Ladybug • Insect Lore $24.99 2 $49.98
Book Plus Life Cycle Model Spider • Insect Lore $24.99 1 $24.99
Ladybug land with certificate • Insect Lore $17.99 1 $17.99
Ladybug Natures Friend • Insect Lore $16.99 1 $16.99
Silkworms Book • Insect Lore $15.99 1 $15.99
The Incredible Ant DVD • Insect Lore $15.99 1 $15.99
Ant Hill Living Ant Habitat • Insect Lore $15.99 1 $15.99
Certificate for Live Butterfly Culture • Insect Lore $14.99 2 $29.98
10 easy steps for taking insects • Insect Lore $14.99 1 $14.99
Measuring Worms • Insect Lore $13.99 1 $13.99
Insect and Spider Videotape • Insect Lore $12.99 1 $12.99
Ants Book • Insect Lore $11.99 1 $11.99
Tadpole Tank and Pond Set • Insect Lore $10.49 1 $10.49
Are you a Spider? • Insect Lore $9.99 1 $9.99
Butterfly Lifecycle Stamps • Insect Lore $8.99 1 $8.99
Certificate for 25 Silkworm Eggs • Insect Lore $7.99 2 $15.98
Ant Lifecycle Figures • Insect Lore $5.99 2 $11.98

Materials cost

$495.24

Vendor shipping charges

$49.52

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$574.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$126.00

Total project goal

$700.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$700.00

2 Donors

-$675.29

Donations toward project cost

-$574.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$101.29

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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