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

The Beauty of Butterflies!

My students need butterflies for their butterfly habitat for a hands-on science experience.

  • $205 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our favorite chant is: "In our class we try and try again"! My students come from a high poverty school district where 100% of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. The challenges that face them at home are almost insurmountable.

Curious, excited, and willing to work hard, my students love coming to school!

They thrive in a creative environment where they help set their learning goals and are provided with multiple ways to learn and solve problems. Hard work is rewarded and relationships are built and nourished. My hope is to instill in each student a lifelong love of learning through hands-on science.

My Project

Your donation will make a difference in my students’ lives by providing them with a hands on science activity where they may interact with a butterfly environment.

Students will raise caterpillars to butterflies and release them into a tent full of flowers that they grew.

Your donation will be used to help purchase the caterpillars to teach the students about the lifecycle of a butterfly.

Students will study about butterflies and flowers. They will plant and grow flowers, put the flowers into a tent where the they can observe, document, and interact with the butterflies. I am always amazed as I watch my students become gentle observers of nature! Because of your donation, my students will have the opportunity to become lifelong lovers of nature and science!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Butterflies in the Classroom Kit (with Prepaid Coupon) • Carolina Biological Supply Company $64.75 1 $64.75
Butterflies in the Classroom Kit Refill • Carolina Biological Supply Company $44.95 1 $44.95
Painted Lady Culture Cup Set • Carolina Biological Supply Company $9.22 1 $9.22

Materials cost

$118.92

Vendor shipping charges

$11.89

State sales tax

$10.88

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$173.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.61

Total project goal

$204.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$204.08

1 Donor

-$204.08

Donations toward project cost

-$173.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.61

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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