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Mr. Osborn from Lewistown IL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

6th Grade in the 3rd Dimension!

My students need a 3D printer and materials to apply math and science they've learned, become future creators, and enhance the learning environment.

  • $957 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are special for all the same reasons all students are special: they are the future.

Living in a rural community has its advantages and disadvantages.

On one hand, there doesn't seem to be many students that leave town after graduation. On the other hand, this makes our community very tight-knit.

I want my students to have as complete an education as possible so that, when the time comes, they will be well-equipped to venture out to see what the world is made of.

My Project

3D printing is so much more than the "cool" factor. Having a 3D printer offers students the opportunity to become creators, it would bring art back into the classroom, it would engage reluctant learners, it would make learning more hands-on, it would build camaraderie amongst peers working together, and would provide an opportunity to solve real-world problems.

Technology is already a huge role in the lives of today's students; wouldn't it be great if that technology was used for the greater good?

This 3D printer and filament would give students the spark they need to realize how "cool" learning can be.

Mr. Osborn
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 45 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
QIDI TECHNOLOGY 3DP-QDA16-01 Dual Extruder Desktop 3D Printer QIDI TECH I, Fully Metal Frame Structure, Acrylic Covers, with2 Free Filaments, Works with ABS and PLA • Amazon Business $636.20 1 $636.20
HATCHBOX PLA 3D Printer Filament, Dimensional Accuracy + or - 0.03 mm, 1 kg Spool, 1.75 mm, White • Amazon Business $29.20 1 $29.20
HATCHBOX PLA 3D Printer Filament, Dimensional Accuracy +/- 0.03 mm, 1 kg Spool, 1.75 mm, Glow in the Dark • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
HATCHBOX PLA 3D Printer Filament, Dimensional Accuracy +/- 0.03 mm, 1 kg Spool, 1.75 mm, Yellow • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
HATCHBOX 3D PLA-1KG1.75-GRN PLA 3D Printer Filament, Dimensional Accuracy +/- 0.03 mm, 1 kg Spool, 1.75 mm, Green • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
HATCHBOX PLA 3D Printer Filament, Dimensional Accuracy +/- 0.03 mm, 1 kg Spool, 1.75 mm, Black • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
SE TW2-408 3-Piece Tweezer Set with Serrated Tips, Lengths: 12”, 10”, 8” • Amazon Business $6.90 1 $6.90
ScotchBlue Painter's Tape, Multi-Use, 1.88-Inch by 60-Yard, 1 Roll • Amazon Business $6.58 1 $6.58

Materials cost

$771.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$813.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$143.54

Total project goal

$956.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$956.96

7 Donors

-$845.67

Donations toward project cost

-$813.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$111.29

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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