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Mrs. Theune-Baillargeon from W Milwaukee WI is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wisconsin Fast Plants - an Opportunity to Grow!

Help me give my students replenishment materials for a Wisconsin Fast Plants Project. This allows students to grow plants that are designed to complete the entire plant cycle in just 40 days.

  • $179 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a small, public middle school with a wonderfully diverse student population. Even the preteen students are able to recognize how combining different​ cultures enriches the learning experience.

Students are very motivated by being able to work cooperatively toward a common goal.

Our students are primarily low income and high energy. It is important for them to have engaging lessons that provide interesting ways of applying academic knowledge to practical situations. They love to learn new things and are eager to share.

My Project

I am asking for replenishment materials for a Wisconsin Fast Plants system created by the University of Wisconsin - Madison. These materials, in addition to the $600 worth of materials I already collected from last year, will offer students a valuable hands-on experience. The Wisconsin Fast Plants System is designed to complete the plant cycle in 40 days from seed to seed. This is a high-interest​ project that helps students see how plants grow and understand the role of plants in the ecosystem. There are several components to the project including extensive learning experiences about plant growth and development, irrigation systems, biomes and genetics.

Mrs. Theune-Baillargeon
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wisconsin Fast Plants Standard Seed (Improved Basic, Rbr), Pack of 200 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $32.40 1 $32.40
Quads, 4-Cell Foam Planters, Pack of 16 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $9.22 3 $27.66
Anti-Algal Squares, Pack of 2 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $2.65 8 $21.20
Water Mat Material, Bulk • Carolina Biological Supply Company $15.97 1 $15.97
Quad Wicks, Pack of 70 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $5.85 1 $5.85
Potting Soil, 1 L Bag • Carolina Biological Supply Company $5.80 1 $5.80

Materials cost

$108.88

Vendor shipping charges

$10.89

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.72

Total project goal

$178.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$178.12

1 Donor

-$90.00

Donations toward project cost

-$76.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.50

match offer

-$88.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$74.90

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.22

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$0.00

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