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Mrs. Lopez from Los Angeles CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Spring and Insects

Help me give my students butterflies in the classroom kit, ant farm kit, sand and food refill, farm replacement ants, lady beetle larvae, and butterflies of the world chart.

  • $201 goal

This project expired on June 30, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My young scholars are very special and sweet to me. They are curious about everything and have a thirst for knowledge. My classroom consists of ELD (English Language Development) and EO (English Only) speakers. I have a mixture of Latino and African-American students. Most of my students attend a school where the majority of children come from low-economic backgrounds. These young students enter my classroom with smiles and ready to engage in fun-filled lessons and activities on a daily basis.

My Project

These materials will make a difference in my students' learning because they will help them learn about insects and their habitats. My young students are curious and are fascinated with insects. Having an opportunity to see the live stages with live insects, will help them learn in a fun way.

It's going to be fun witnessing the butterfly and ladybug cycle with actual live larvae.

Learning from books, videos, and worksheets is interesting, but having actual live specimens is more exciting. In addition, being able to see how ants function and how hard they work together will be fascinating to witness.

Mrs. Lopez
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Butterflies in the Classroom Kit (with live caterpillars) • Carolina Biological Supply Company $62.05 1 $62.05
Butterflies of the World Chart • Carolina Biological Supply Company $18.09 1 $18.09
Lady Beetle Larvae (Coleomegilla maculata), Living • Carolina Biological Supply Company $15.97 1 $15.97
Ant Farm Replacement Ants, Living • Carolina Biological Supply Company $10.80 1 $10.80
Ant Farm Kit, Giant, Sand and Food Refill • Carolina Biological Supply Company $9.22 1 $9.22

Materials cost

$116.13

Vendor shipping charges

$11.61

State sales tax

$10.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$170.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.02

Total project goal

$200.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$200.13

3 Donors

-$106.00

Donations toward project cost

-$90.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.90

match offer

-$94.13

Match offer toward project cost

-$80.01

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.12

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$0.00

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