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Ms. Rathbun from Fort Myers FL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A 3D Experience for Our Youngest Innovative Learners.

Help me give my students a 3D printing experience. I have included: ANYCUBIC Mega-S New Upgrade 3D Printer and some filament that works in the printer. I have also included a few robotic stem activities for my younger students.

  • $534 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative, thoughtful and full of questions! They absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think outside the box to find solutions! They come to school each day ready to try new things in technology class and take brave chances in order to grow both personally and academically. Truly, they are my inspiration! Our school is in Florida. We have a diverse group of learners in our school that benefit from technology class that uses innovative projects such as 3d printing and computer coding.

Each child in my classroom absolutely loves learning, especially through technology, although the method and environment in which they learn best vary greatly.

We incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are! They are truly an incredible group, and I am so lucky and thankful to have a new group of learners that are excited and ready to learn each year!

My Project

My students will create using their critical thinking skills. They will be thrilled to see their creations come to life. This will inspire my students to create world-changing creations for the future.

Please help me give my students 3D technology to make a difference in their life and add joy to their learning!

I will use these tools to inspire our children to be creative problem solvers. I would also use the robotics for my younger students to help get them excited about technology. My students may not be able to get this opportunity without your help. Thank you!

Ms. Rathbun
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ANYCUBIC Mega-S New Upgrade 3D Printer with Extruder and Suspended Filament Rack + Free 1kg PLA Filament, Works with TPU/PLA/ABS • Amazon Business $299.99 1 $299.99
Gears! Gears! Gears!® Robot Factory Building Set • AKJ Education $29.19 1 $29.19
3D Printer Filament 1.75mm PLA Shiny Silk Multicolor Rainbow - TTYT3D 1KG 2.2lbs Spool Widely Compatible for 3D Printing • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
3D Printer Silk Rainbow Multicolor PLA Filamentt 1.75mm 1KG Multi Color Printing Materials Gradually Changing Color PLA Rainbow Mulitcolor Multicolored Metallic Color Gradient Filament CC3D • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
3D Flexible Blue TPU Filament 1.75 mm, 2.2 LBS (1KG) Material: TPU • Amazon Business $23.98 1 $23.98
Design & Drill® Robot • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48

Materials cost

$417.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$453.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.10

Total project goal

$533.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$533.98

6 Donors

-$308.00

Donations toward project cost

-$280.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.45

Matching donations from our partners

-$203.92

Match offers toward project cost

-$173.33

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.59

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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