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Mrs. Gomez from Downey CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Why Does It Look Like That?

My students need nonfiction interesting books about various animal adaptations in order to learn why animals vary in size, shape, habitat, etc. These books will help students to pick an animal and teach others about them.

  • $261 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The children in my classroom are incredible thinkers, designers, problem solvers, techs, and mathematicians. Despite their low socioeconomic backgrounds they come to school with smiling faces and a love for learning that is radiant.

In our classroom we come together as a family to learn all the exciting new things that will help better ourselves for our higher education.

My students understand the meaning of grit, because they never quit learning! Our students love to work collaboratively to achieve success!

My Project

"It's called a rhinoceros and it originates in Africa. It looks like that because the horns on his face are used as protection from predators!" I find myself answering these types of questions every single day. It's because my students have not been provided the necessary materials to be able to explore the various wild animals surrounding our environment, much less a different continent.

My students acquire knowledge by visiting distant habitats through the pages of books!

These books will allow my students to step inside the grassland, or the arctic habitats and learn about the animals that live there. They will learn why jack rabbits have extremely long ears or why polar bears have black colored skin. Without these books my students will not get to learn about them and why it is important for our world to protect them from extinction!

Mrs. Gomez
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
50 6-Sided Dice | 16mm | 5 Colors • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Antarctic Habitat (Introducing Habitats) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
A Wetland Habitat (Introducing Habitats) • Amazon Business $8.82 1 $8.82
A Savanna Habitat (Introducing Habitats) • Amazon Business $8.51 1 $8.51
A Rainforest Habitat (Paperback) (Introducing Habitats) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
A Forest Habitat (Introducing Habitats) • Amazon Business $8.23 1 $8.23
Polar Animal Adaptations (Amazing Animal Adaptations) • Amazon Business $8.10 1 $8.10
Ocean Animal Adaptations (Amazing Animal Adaptations) • Amazon Business $8.02 1 $8.02
Rain Forest Animal Adaptations (Amazing Animal Adaptations) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
How and Why Do Animals Adapt? (All About Animals Close-up) • Amazon Business $7.82 1 $7.82
A Desert Habitat (Introducing Habitats) • Amazon Business $7.36 1 $7.36
A Grassland Habitat (Introducing Habitats) • Amazon Business $7.12 1 $7.12
What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Animal Adaptations (My Science Library, Levels 1-2) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Desert Animal Adaptations (Amazing Animal Adaptations) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Arctic Habitat (Introducing Habitats) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
What If You Had An Animal Nose? • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
What If You Had Animal Feet? • Amazon Business $4.47 1 $4.47
Tarantula vs. Scorpion (Who Would Win?) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Hammerhead vs. Bull Shark (Who Would Win?) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Would Win? Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
What If You Had Animal Teeth? • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61
Who Would Win? Polar Bear vs. Grizzly Bear • Amazon Business $3.42 1 $3.42
What If You Had Animal Hair? • Amazon Business $3.39 1 $3.39
What If You Had Animal Eyes? • Amazon Business $3.13 1 $3.13
What If You Had Animal Ears? • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89
Whale vs. Giant Squid (Who Would Win?) • Amazon Business $2.83 1 $2.83
Komodo Dragon vs. King Cobra (Who Would Win?) • Amazon Business $2.70 1 $2.70
Who Would Win? Tyrannosaurus Rex vs. Velociraptor • Amazon Business $2.29 1 $2.29
Who Would Win? Lion vs. Tiger • Amazon Business $2.26 1 $2.26

Materials cost

$173.23

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.85

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$221.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.12

Total project goal

$260.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$260.80

1 Donor

-$260.80

Donations toward project cost

-$221.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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