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Ms. Meghan from Hayesville NC is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Time to Hatch Baby Chicks!

Help me give my students an incubator to hatch baby chick for our spring unit on the chick life cycle.

  • $580 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located near the Western tip of North Carolina, in a rural community.My students are eager learners who are always willing to help and support others, regardless of their own daily hardships.

My 2nd grade students are enthusiastic learners who LOVE to learn!

They are hands-on learners and love to explore while learning. My students love to come to school and are curious about learning new things. Your donation will greatly benefit these students, and will forever be a memory they cherish.

My Project

In the spring, for our science standards, our 2nd grade class will be learning about the chick life cycle. We will incubate the fertilized eggs for 24 days, and during that time, our class will learn about what is happening inside the egg each day. I also connect it to our reading standards. We read books and do projects based on the information we gather from chicks, chickens, and the life cycle of them.

This is an experience of a lifetime for students to get to watch baby chicks hatch from their eggs in the spring.

Last year, the incubator in our class broke and we were unsuccessful with hatching chicks. My students were very discouraged, I want this year to be a different experience for my students.

Ms. Meghan
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brinsea Products Manual Egg Incubator for Hatching 24 Chicken Eggs or Equivalent • Amazon Business $183.89 1 $183.89
Brinsea Products Optional Humidity Pump for Fully Automatic Humidity Control with The Octagon 20 Advance Egg Incubator • Amazon Business $149.00 1 $149.00
Brinsea Products Optional Turning Cradle for The Octagon 20 Eco Egg Incubator • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99

Materials cost

$422.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.98

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$492.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.86

Total project goal

$579.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$579.06

6 Donors

-$465.24

Donations toward project cost

-$402.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.29

match offer

-$105.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$89.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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