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Mr. Hair from Orange Park FL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building a Robotic Drive Train!

My students need motors, gears, plates, cables, belts, and other items to complete a robot drive train that they have been working diligently to build!

  • $747 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are part of a FIRST FTC robotics team that has grown tremendously as individuals and as a team. They are a diverse group coming from varied backgrounds and skill levels, and they are eager to begin solving this season's challenge!

My students are tomorrow's innovators and problem-solvers!

The team consists of a mix of boys and girls and the work, knowledge, and leadership experiences are shared across the team. Together they earned their first bid to state competition too!

My Project

My students have, in a sense, have outgrown the standard kit of parts that is provided to all teams and would like to build and program a more advanced drive train on which to build their creations. Up to now, the students have been doing some fundraising to buy the needed parts slowly, but without your help it will take a number of years to complete. The motors, gears, plates, cables, belts, and other items requested here will complete the project.

Please help my students to build a more challenging robot!

This robotic drive train will allow my students to explore more advanced methods of programming and mechanisms. They are really looking forward to creating without limitation!

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

This project will reach 25 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
NeveRest Classic 40 Gearmotor • Andy Mark $28.00 4 $112.00
40T Gear for PicoBox • Andy Mark $14.00 6 $84.00
45T Gear for PicoBox • Andy Mark $15.00 4 $60.00
24T HTD Pulley, 6mm Bore • Andy Mark $9.00 6 $54.00
35T Gear for PicoBox • Andy Mark $12.00 4 $48.00
6mm D-Bore Single Boss Nub w/Set Screw • Andy Mark $5.50 8 $44.00
4" Stealth Wheel, 8mm Bore, 77A Durometer • Andy Mark $7.00 6 $42.00
Timing Belt, 93 Tooth, 5mm HTD, 9mm wide • Andy Mark $9.00 4 $36.00
6x12x4 Flanged Bearing • Andy Mark $2.00 14 $28.00
6mm Round Bore Double Boss Nub w/ Set Screw • Andy Mark $5.50 4 $22.00
6mm D Shaft • Andy Mark $10.00 2 $20.00
PicoBox Duo Plate • Andy Mark $7.00 2 $14.00
PicoBox Spacer • Andy Mark $1.50 8 $12.00
24T HTD Pulley Extension • Andy Mark $5.00 2 $10.00
Hall Effect Encoder Cable with 4-pin connector • Andy Mark $5.00 2 $10.00

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