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Ms. KC from Albuquerque NM is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

3D Printing for our STEAM Lab

Help me give my students a 3D printer! They will design and print personal medallions.

  • $415 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students come from a diverse range of cultural and economic backgrounds. We have a well-established dual-language Spanish program and the majority of our students receive federal free or reduced lunch. Our school was established over 60 years ago and there is a strong sense of community that ties everything and everyone together. Many of our parents and teachers attended the school themselves. Even our school principal is an alumna!

Above all, our students are kind and compassionate.

Every day I witness small acts of kindness between students that build and maintain our strong sense of community. Our campus exudes a warm familiarity and students are eager to smile and say hello to both their peers and their teachers. It is a privilege to work within such a kind and caring community.

My Project

Over the past year, I have worked tirelessly to create a functional STEAM Learning Lab for our school and for our students. Our Lab is now up and running and ready to grow! I would like to add a simple 3-D printer to our space in order to allow students a chance to design and then create personal medallions. During the long standardized testing window this April, I will be able to meet with students in the STEAM Lab for multiple sessions and I would like to use this time to design and print with a 3-D printer. I have found an entry-level 3-D printer that would suit our needs perfectly.

The process would allow students a window into engineering design and they will each walk away with a medallion of their own design and creation!

Ms. KC
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Comgrow Creality Ender 3 3D Printer Aluminum DIY with Resume Print 220x220x250mm • Amazon Business $226.00 1 $226.00
HATCHBOX PLA 3D Printer Filament, Dimensional Accuracy +/- 0.03 mm, 1 kg Spool, 1.75 mm, Black, Pack of 1 • Amazon Business $22.98 2 $45.96
Gizmo Dorks PLA Filament for 3D Printers 1.75mm 200g, 4 Color Pack - Blue, Green, Orange, Red • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
Gizmo Dorks PLA Filament for 3D Printers 1.75mm 200g, 4 Color Pack - Blue, Green, Orange, Red • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95

Materials cost

$317.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$352.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$62.23

Total project goal

$414.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$414.86

4 Donors

-$286.93

Donations toward project cost

-$243.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.04

match offer

-$127.93

Match offer toward project cost

-$108.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.19

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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