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Ms. Rohlfing from Whittier CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

WHOOOO Will Help My Class Dissect Owl Pellets?

My students need owl pellets and goggles for a science project. They need the color pencils to write their rough drafts before finalizing paper work.

  • $421 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

As a Title I school, we wish to afford our students the opportunity to use hands on science experiments at school as many do not have opportunities to get their hands on these materials at home.

My students are 6th grade students.

They are creative, questioning, challenging and worth your investment. My students vary in what they have already learned but they are all capable of learning anything given the opportunity. There is a wide range of learning levels within our classroom.

My Project

I have done this owl pellet project in the past, but it has gotten too costly for me to continue this type of project without some funding. What I enjoy most is seeing the students become excited about learning. I always enjoy watching the students when they first get the owl pellet. The most common reaction at first is “EWWW!” However, as soon as they start the dissection their excitement increases. They are so engaged in the lesson and their interaction with other students is unbelievable! They are truly learning by doing. It is a lesson that they do not forget for a very long time. My students need owl pellets and goggles for a science project. They need the color pencils to write their rough drafts before finalizing paper work.

This project is a hands-on method where students could actually “see” the food chain in a very real way where books and videos maybe not be enough.

Many of the students struggle with learning English and understanding the concepts described in their textbooks. This project will give them the opportunity to witness the flow of energy and the digestive process in a very real, concrete way.

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Ms. Rohlfing
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 35 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pellets Barn Owl Pellet, Large (Pack of 6) • Amazon $21.27 6 $127.62
Dixon Prang Presharpened 7-Inch Colored Pencils, 12-Color Set (22120) • Amazon $2.88 35 $100.80
Gateway Safety 3699 Colorful StarLite Gumballs Safety Glasses, Small, Multiple Temple Colors (Pack of 10) • Amazon $16.81 4 $67.24

Materials cost

$295.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$357.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.02

Total project goal

$420.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$420.16

2 Donors

-$210.08

Donations toward project cost

-$178.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.51

match offer

-$210.08

Match offer toward project cost

-$178.57

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.51

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$0.00

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