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Mrs. Cypher from Aurora CO is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

3D Printing and Coding

My students need filament for our 3D printer. There are some great colors, but especially the glow in the dark and metallic filament will create high engagement as students take on a new way of coding.

  • $291 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

More than 100 students come into my STEM classroom ready to explore every day. Energy is high as they work together to make the community and world a better place. As a STEM teacher, I want every student to have the opportunity to bring their designs to life.

I plan projects to learn about the world and the amazing things they will be able to do as they become designers and thinkers.

Through creative problem solving and creation, they will make our world a better place.

My Project

STEM careers are growing, and all students need to be prepared to choose one. This is the first year of STEM education at the school. One of the projects I have planned is teaching students to look for a problem, imagine and design a solution and then create a prototype. To make sure that my students have access to relevant and high quality tools, I have chosen 3D printing to combine computer coding into a tangible project that they can take home.

Imagine their pride when these 4th and 5th grade students see themselves as 3D designers.

Having a variety of filament to choose from will help them personalize their creations.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Robo 3D - 1.75mm PLA Filament 1.1 lbs. - Glow in the Dark Green • Best Buy Education $29.36 2 $58.72
Robo 3D - 1.75mm PLA Filament 1.1 lbs. - Dynamic Blue • Best Buy Education $16.78 2 $33.56
Robo 3D - 1.75mm PLA Filament 1.1 lbs. - Yellow • Best Buy Education $16.78 2 $33.56
Robo 3D - 1.75mm PLA Filament 1.1 lbs. - Gold • Best Buy Education $29.36 1 $29.36
Robo 3D - 1.75mm PLA Filament 1.1 lbs. - Metallic Silver • Best Buy Education $29.36 1 $29.36
Robo 3D - 1.75mm PLA Filament 1.1 lbs. - Purple • Best Buy Education $16.78 1 $16.78

Materials cost

$201.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.89

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$247.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.63

Total project goal

$290.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$290.88

3 Donors

-$195.36

Donations toward project cost

-$166.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.15

match offer

-$95.34

Match offer toward project cost

-$81.04

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.30

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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