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Mrs. Athas from Staten Island NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A New & Exciting Robotics Project-Bristlebots!

Help me give my students Bristlebots! These are simple robots that work using a tooth-brush head and micromotors.

  • $340 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This year, I have started to teach students in a whole different capacity as the STEM cluster. I will work to incorporate the four disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering, ​and Math to bring STEM alive in our school. My students range from kindergarten through fifth grade, and I teach a variety of learners. My students are from diverse backgrounds, and my goal is that they all have access to projects and activities that support their needs. From students with special needs in our Autistic Horizon classes or ICT students to our more independent learners, all students have access to STEM-related activities at all levels when they visit me. My students are excited each day and enjoy a positive project-based learning experience when they visit my class!

I look forward to listening to the buzzing and chatting in my classroom as students try new strategies, share ideas and work as a team to become problem solvers.

I am thrilled when my young learners experience something new or try something they never did before. Each day brings new and exciting adventures for all my young learners in our STEM classroom!

My Project

Bristlebots are simple new robotics projects that use a tooth-brush head and micromotors. These kits were developed to be used as a simple educational tool to quickly engage young students in STEM!

I know this robotics activity will engage my advanced learners and also allow for a collaborative Project Based Activities for my younger students.

These kits will allow my students to learn and apply simple robotics ideas as well as use the design and engineering process to test and improve their models. In addition, they will be able to create a robot as unique as they are! I can't wait to see the results!

Mrs. Athas
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BRISTLEBOT KIT - 25 PACK • Ward's Science $85.00 3 $255.00

Materials cost

$255.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$288.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.97

Total project goal

$339.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$339.79

4 Donors

-$160.16

Donations toward project cost

-$153.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.94

Matching donations from our partners

-$159.53

Match offers toward project cost

-$135.60

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.93

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$20.10

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$0.00

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