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Mr. Unwin from Winthrop IA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Awesome Arduino Automation

Help me give my students an Arduino Starter Kit and Arduino Uno to experience first-rate programming skills in C+ like software.

  • $383 goal

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My Students

My students come from rural communities, with little exposure to automation and robotics. The students I work with are bright and eager to learn. Today's workforce is requiring its employees to have experience and background knowledge in the skills attained from STEM opportunities. The tools needed to teach these skills are ever-changing and need to be updated and maintained.

Students must have the skills necessary to compete in a global workforce.

By exposing students to programming and electronics, I'm hoping to spark interest in engineering and science careers.

My Project

Arduino will expose students to programming language similar to C+. Students will able to also assemble and experiment with simple, DC components. Students can create simple to complex circuitry, in conjunction with the Arduino platform.

Our classroom greatly needs more Arduino supplies.

We currently have four, which the teacher received through an RET grant. Due to the popularity and effectiveness of these tools, four just simply is not enough. Our CTE Advisory Board has recommended that increase exposure to the skills acquired through lessons focusing on robotics and automation. Any help towards this project would be greatly appreciated by the students!

Mr. Unwin
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Arduino Starter Kit - English Official Kit With 170 Page Book - K000007 • Amazon Business $76.24 3 $228.72
ARDUINO UNO R3 [A000066] • Amazon Business $22.00 2 $44.00

Materials cost

$272.72

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.68

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$325.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.44

Total project goal

$382.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$382.93

4 Donors

-$354.11

Donations toward project cost

-$308.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.62

match offer

-$20.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$17.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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