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Mrs. Routh from Asheboro NC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.
Help me give my students materials to create their habitats as well as supplies for creating and maintaining their own food sources for the animals.
My students really enjoy project based learning. I love how they work together to design plans that can be implemented and then a useful product can be created.
I love the way they arrive to class early because they are looking forward to getting started on a new project or continuing on a current project.
I love their enthusiasm for research, their purposeful note taking and the way they work as a community. This class is resourceful as well as dependable.
We have three class pets, 2 red-eared sliders and a guinea pig. Our essential question for the past few weeks has been: What does this animal need to THRIVE? For several weeks, we have been researching every need of both the red-eared slider and the guinea pig. We have used interactive note-taking to record what each animal needs to thrive in captivity.
The students have taken their research and followed a rubric in order to design a better habitat for each of the animals.
Each design consists of an illustration with labels, a materials list and a budget for their project. Small groups are presenting their design to the class, explaining how their design reflects their research as well as how they will build it.
After the presentations, we will choose one habitat to build for the red=eared sliders and one habitat to build for the guinea pig. We will acquire the needed materials and build the habitats as a class. The turtle habitat will be placed in our school foyer for the entire school to enjoy while the guinea pig habitat will remain in our classroom for our class to take care of.
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|Tetra Deluxe Aquatic Turtle Kit, 20-Gallon, 30 x 12 x 12-Inches • Amazon Business||$107.98||1||$107.98|
|OMEM Reptile Terrarium, Turtle Breeding Box Turtle Tank with Drying Platform Climbing, Turtle Egg Breeding Hatching Box Climbing Pet Transport Box Pet House Pet Supplies (L) • Amazon Business||$64.99||1||$64.99|
|Homz Plastic Storage, Modular Stackable Storage Bins with Blue Latching Handles, 66 Quart, Clear, 2-Pack • Amazon Business||$38.37||1||$38.37|
|Penn Plax Decorative Turtle Pier Floating/Basking Platform, Large • Amazon Business||$17.29||1||$17.29|
|Burpee Natural Organic Premium Growing Mix, 8 quart (Packaging may vary) • Amazon Business||$12.34||1||$12.34|
|Fluker's 27004 Mini Sun Dome Reptile Lamp - Deep Dome Fixture, 5.5-Inch • Amazon Business||$11.39||1||$11.39|
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