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Mrs. Peterson
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

3D Engineering And Science Investigations

My students need a FlashForge Finder 3D printer plus 3D doodler pens, filament and a guide to create and then test the things they create in my science and engineering class.

My Students

I teach in a Title One school on the border between Arizona, California, and Mexico. My students are fourth, fifth, and sixth graders who are eager to learn! I am privileged to teach science and engineering, which is my passion.

My students love doing hands-on STEM projects!

I enjoy facilitating and watching my students use the scientific method and engineering design process in my class. They have created models of knee braces, levees, prosthetic limbs, membranes, and solar ovens. They have experimented with different incline angles, types of bridges, and paper airplanes.

My Project

I am hoping for a 3D printer, filaments and tools for my students to use to create projects. I have some great investigations planned for them, such as allowing them to create 3D fossil molds in science class, making plant, animal, and people shapes to label structures and systems in the organisms and explain their functions. I also plan to allow them to engineer cars that they can design and print with the 3D materials, and then race and test them for speed and efficiency. The materials I am requesting will provide amazing opportunities for my students!

These STEM materials will make the science and engineering come alive for students in my classroom!

They will be able to do things that they have never done before. The technology is amazing, and has been something we could only dream of having. Receiving this gift would bring their learning to a whole new level of STEM fun! I hope that even more of them will be inspired to be scientists, engineers, and problem-solvers of the future!

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FlashForge 3D Printers, New Model: Finder • Amazon Business $499.00 1 $499.00
3Doodler Create 3D Pen - The Latest Edition of the World's First 3D Printing Pen - Ultimate Art Tool & Crafts Pen Kit - With 50 Plastic Strands, No Mess, Non-Toxic (Sapphire Blue) • Amazon Business $90.05 3 $270.15
Available and in stock! CasiusTech 1.75mm PLA 3D Printer Filament - 1kg Spool - Dimensional Accuracy +/- 0.02mm (highest accuracy on Amazon) (Blue) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Available and in stock! CasiusTech 1.75mm PLA 3D Printer Filament - 1kg Spool (Red) ,choice of colors! • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Available and in stock! CasiusTech 1.75mm PLA 3D Printer Filament - 1kg Spool - (White) White, Black,Red,Blue, Green,Yellow, Skin and Transparent • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
CasiusTech 1.75mm PLA 3D Printer Filament - 1kg Spool - Dimensional Accuracy +/- 0.02mm (highest accuracy on Amazon) (Black) White, Black,Red,Blue, Green,Yellow, Skin and Transparent • Amazon Business $22.77 1 $22.77
3D Pen Filament Refills 1.75mm ABS Pack of 20 Different Colors (Bonus 2 Glow in the Dark) - 380 Linear Feet - FREE Spatula with a Mat and 3D Stencils Ebook - Universal ABS Filament Bundle • Amazon Business $21.85 1 $21.85
The Invent To Learn Guide to 3D Printing in the Classroom: Recipes for Success • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95

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This project will reach 90 students.

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