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Ms. Parker from Brooklyn MS is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Watch Me Grow!

Help me give my students the opportunity to observe the life cycle of a butterfly.

  • $240 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school has students from kindergarten through eighth grade. About 75% of the students receive free or reduced-rate lunch. I believe with all my heart that our school is the best kept secret in our district. The students, faculty, and staff treat each other as family. It's a safe, nurturing environment for learning and growing students to reach their fullest potential. My goal is to grow students academically and socially by planting the needed skills to find success in life.

My Project

Many students see the outcome of the life cycle of a butterfly. But, where does it really come from? The students can tell you the stages, but do they really know what it means. The students will have a first hand look at the individual stages of a butterfly.

What better way to learn about butterflies than by seeing the process in action in our classroom and virtually.

The students can use all modes of learning. They can improve their art skills by drawing the individual stages as well as their writing skills by writing about their observations.

This process will go into long term memory by doing and foster a love for wildlife. Every little bit to help save our community and environment is beneficial for everyone involved.

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

This project will reach 45 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Butterflies in the Classroom Kit (with live caterpillars) • Carolina Biological Supply Company $64.53 2 $129.06

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