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Ms. L. from Bronx NY is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Where Do Chocolate and Vanilla Come From?

The cost of admission to a workshop on tropical rainforests at the Bronx Botanical Gardens for eighteen students and seven teachers is $187, including <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $187 goal

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I am a teacher of the deaf and hard-of-hearing in a self-contained fifth- and sixth-grade classroom in the Bronx. Ninety-five percent of my students are eligible for free lunches. Deaf and hard-of-hearing children have great difficulty with oral and written language and therefore learn best in a visual, multi-sensory environment. I would like to take my visually oriented, very curious children to the Bronx Botanical Gardens to see for themselves where chocolate and vanilla come from (tropical plants) and to taste hot chocolate as it was originally made by the Aztec Indians of Mexico. This is a multi-sensory workshop that would be wonderful for them, since we will be concurrently studying the western hemisphere, including tropical climates, the Aztec Indians, and life science. Please help me to take them on this great learning trip that is also a lot of fun. They will be so happy to go!

Ms. L.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Destination Partipants Total
Bronx Botanical Gardens
(tour of tropical rainforest with lecture, workshop on making hot chocolate from the plant )
18 students and 7 teachers $132.00

Trip cost

$132.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$152.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.53

Total project goal

$186.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$186.26

1 Donor

-$186.26

Donations toward project cost

-$153.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.26

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$0.00

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