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Ms. Gahan from Milwaukee WI is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Show Supplies for State Fair

Help me give my students some additional supplies for our WI State Fair show experience!

  • $261 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our school's journey is not your average agricultural experience. Our youth come from mostly urban backgrounds in the city of Milwaukee, therefore we have the unique opportunity to teach them about agriculture and inspire them to explore its many careers. The impact of this type of hands-on learning is seen every day in my pathway, Animal Science. My students learn about all aspects of farm animal production, studying dairy cattle, beef cattle, pigs, poultry, sheep, goats, and horses. Since many of my students have never seen these animals I have succeeded in bringing in each animal for the students to have a true "hands-on" learning opportunity. In addition to the farm animals, the Animal Science classes have the unique opportunity to have small animals in our classroom. Students can engage with animals such as parakeet, hedgehogs, chinchillas, iguanas, bearded dragons, turtles, and more. Many of these pets have been donated to our school and provide my students with opportunities not available at most high schools. Even if not every graduate pursues a career in farming, they are going to be consumers, and my fellow teachers and I hope to help make them educated consumers.

My Project

Having these supplies will help my students be prepared and ready to show at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Most have never had this experience before and we strive to make this an amazing experience for them.

By having the hand cart students will be able to easily move animal items to the barn. They will also be able to wash their livestock easily and clean up around their area. When finished the chairs give my students some place to relax and enjoy the fair and their animals.

This program continues to grow here at our school and it is exciting to see the students want to take part in this!

Ms. Gahan
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ALPHA CAMP Folding Camping Chair Heavy Duty Support 350 LBS Oversized Steel Frame Collapsible Padded Arm Chair with Cup Holder Quad Lumbar Back Chair Portable for Outdoor, Red/Gray • Amazon Business $37.99 2 $75.98
Harper Trucks 700 lb Capacity Glass Filled Nylon Convertible Hand Truck and Dolly with 10" Pneumatic Wheels • Amazon Business $75.54 1 $75.54
Beverly Hills Creation Large 18" and 24'' Multi-Surface Push Broom with 49'' Alloy Handle (18" Broom) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Melnor XT451 Heavyweight Metal 7-Pattern Nozzle, 1-(1 Pack), Heavy • Amazon Business $10.09 1 $10.09
Suncast HSE10 10ft. Extension Hose • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98

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