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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

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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

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This project will reach 23 students.

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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

$170.30

Vendor shipping charges

$17.03

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$198.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.66

Total project goal

$242.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$242.54

1 Donor

-$242.54

Donations toward project cost

-$198.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.65

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$0.00

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