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Mrs. Palmer from Watsonville CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Spring Chickens!

My students need an incubator so they can experience the Life Cycle first-hand.

  • $368 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We have two beautiful classes of English-language learners in a lower-performing district on the Central Coast of California. Our community is largely agricultural and immigrant. We are hoping to find funding for an incubator, eggs, and feed for our eventual-chicks so that we can introduce our kindergarteners to the life cycle in a fun and creative way.

My Project

Our incubator project would meet the California Common Core Standards by, 1) providing students with hands-on experience that would help them to identify stories about animals and attributes associated with them, and 2) would afford students an exciting opportunity to experience the major structures of common animals.

Many of us remember incubating and watching chicks hatch in kindergarten, and, for most, it was one of the fondest memories of our elementary education.

Our students deserve these same experiences today, but we cannot afford them without your help. Our district does not have the resources to provide any more than the bare necessities, especially when it comes to STEM and science-based learning.

With your contributions, we can introduce an incubator into our classroom to give our students a memorable hands-on experience detailing the life cycle.

This project would benefit not only my own students but also my partner teacher's, meaning nearly 50 children would have an opportunity to experience this exciting introduction to the science of the Life Cycle! Thank you in advance for any contributions!

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

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This project will reach 48 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
R-Com Mini Digital Incubator • Carolina Biological Supply Company $233.95 1 $233.95

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