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  • $254 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. White
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed

STEM for Kindergarten

My students need hands on experiences with various insect kits, 2 butterfly habitat sets, and moth cocoons while learning about life cycles. They also need big books to help them understand more about science.

My Students

Students rarely have time to go outside and explore life cycles of insects. Helping them to see the changes daily and up close really makes learning about life cycle more personal to them.

My school has over 600 students with 5 sections of Kindergarten - 2 of them are Bilingual classrooms.

I teach a class of 22 Kindergarten students. Most are considered at risk and are minorities. They are very inquisitive, curious and love to explore when we have the materials to use during science lessons.

My Project

I have requested butterfly and moth eggs so my students will be able to see how butterflies and moths change and grow during their life cycles. They will be able to integrate with math by making a graph of the changes daily. I have requested big books to read about science concepts that are not hands on so they will be able to better understand that concept and use that big book as a reference for research.

This project is very important because having hands on experience with insects is a more relevant way to teach life cycles than just reading about them from a book.

Reading from a Big books ensures that all students are engaged and actively participating.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GEMS: Eggs, Eggs, Everywhere Kit Teachers Guide • Carolina Biological Supply Company $18.00 1 $18.00
What Does a Scientist Use?, Big Book, Each • Carolina Biological Supply Company $19.95 1 $19.95
What Do You Use to Measure?, Big Book, Each • Carolina Biological Supply Company $23.95 1 $23.95
Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter, Big Book, Each • Carolina Biological Supply Company $19.95 1 $19.95
Moth Cocoons, Pack of 3 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $17.57 1 $17.57
Painted Lady Butterfly 5-Larvae Culture • Carolina Biological Supply Company $14.72 1 $14.72
Cabbage White (Pieris rapae) Butterfly Culture Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $15.15 1 $15.15
Butterfly Habitat Set • Carolina Biological Supply Company $16.10 2 $32.20

Materials cost

$161.49

Vendor shipping charges

$16.15

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$215.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.95

Total project goal

$253.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$253.01

3 Donors

-$65.53

Donations toward project cost

-$56.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

Matching donations from our partners

-$186.51

Match offers toward project cost

-$158.53

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.98

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.98

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Harold Simmons Foundation and 5 other donors.

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