You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.


Mrs. Almon from Hartford CT is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Super SONIC Science

My students need 2 tanks, chameleons and crickets, cricket food, a tank lamp, and reptile vines.

  • $243 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach first grade in an urban city. My students come from homes with single parents and/or grandparents raising them. My families struggle to obtain basic necessities. Education, for some, is not a priority.

My students respond to hands on activities. They love science experiments where they predict and witness the outcomes. My students enjoy science the most out of any other subject because they are active participants.

My students would love to have a class pet! Just think of how excited they will be! I would love my students to witness the life cycle and habitat of reptiles. My students will be able to observe and apply what they learn about the reptiles to their curriculum about animals and their habitats.

Your donation will be able to provide class pets, shelter, and food to my class. My students will be excited to learn about animals and habitats because they will have one to observe in the class. They will be able to journal and document their observations and use their hands on knowledge towards their science curriculum. You will make a huge impact on 23 students; just think about how excited they will be to come to school and watch their reptiles. They will not only learn about habitats, they will learn about responsibilities (feeding the reptiles), developing their writing and reading (journaling and sharing their observations), and so much more!

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

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Almon is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
L715M-CRICKET FOOD • Carolina Biological Supply Company $5.63 1 $5.63
REPTILE VINE - MEDIUM • Carolina Biological Supply Company $3.98 1 $3.98
REPTILE VINE - LARGE • Carolina Biological Supply Company $6.55 1 $6.55
REPTILE DAYLIGHT 20-W LAMP • Carolina Biological Supply Company $23.36 1 $23.36
8 CHAMELEONS, 100 CRICKETS, • Carolina Biological Supply Company $37.44 1 $37.44
TANK 10 GAL • Carolina Biological Supply Company $46.76 1 $46.76
LIZARDS LAIR KIT • Carolina Biological Supply Company $46.58 1 $46.58

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


1 Donor


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Hartford","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[148700],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CT","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":296667,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":23,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Almon","authorIds":{"148700":{"owner":"Mrs. Almon","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[296667],"proposalHash":"-1593508384","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":59937,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MTE4NTIy"],"teacherId":148700,"schoolCounty":"Hartford","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CT","name":"Connecticut"}}