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Ms. Paieda from San Pedro CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We're Bugging Out!

My students need insect models, posters, bug viewers and books to help them learn about the exciting world of insects.

  • $616 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

The students served by this project are in Extended Transitional Kindergarten, Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten and first grade.

Our new content based playroom will provide language experiences for our primary students.

My school is a Title I school in a low-income area of the city of Los Angeles. All the students who attend this school receive free breakfast and lunch. About 48% of the school population are English language learners. Our school is a Gold Ribbon School and is very interested in developmentally appropriate practices for our youngest students. All of our primary teachers, work very closely to implement high standards so students receive the foundational learning they need to be successful in life and reach their academic goals. Thank you so much for your consideration of our project.

My Project

These bug viewers, books, talking microscope will be used to help students learn about insects. Students will learn about insect life cycles and have an opportunity to observe live insects. The x-ray picture cards will help students understand the anatomical features of insects. All of these materials will be housed in our new content based playroom so all of our Extended Transitional Kindergarten, Transitional Kindergarten, Traditional Kindergarten and first grade students will have access to these materials.

We want our students to be excited and engaged as they learn about the insect world.

Play is the highest form of research but it also makes for children who love to explore and learn about the world around them. And don't we want that for all students?

Ms. Paieda
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 148 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Insect Lore - Ladybug Land • Teachers' School Supply $24.99 2 $49.98
Creative Teaching Press - How & Why Variety Pk 12 Books 1 Each 2963-2974 • Teachers' School Supply $47.88 1 $47.88
Educational Insights - Bug Viewer Extra 3 Without Guide • Teachers' School Supply $3.99 12 $47.88
Educational Insights - Geosafari Talking Microscope 5x • Teachers' School Supply $44.99 1 $44.99
Educational Insights - Ant Factory Gr Pk & Up • Teachers' School Supply $36.99 1 $36.99
Insect Lore - Butterfly Life Cycle Stages • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 4 $31.96
BEE LIFE CYCLE STAGES • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 4 $31.96
Insect Lore - Ant Life Cycle Stages • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 4 $31.96
Insect Lore - Ladybug Life Cycle Stages • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 4 $31.96
Insects 14 Poster Cards • Teachers' School Supply $24.99 1 $24.99
Roylco Inc. - Insect X-rays And Picture Cards • Teachers' School Supply $21.99 1 $21.99
Exploring Insects Chart • Teachers' School Supply $2.99 1 $2.99

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