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Mr. Hopper from Houston TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building a Tech Smart Student One Drone at a Time.

My students need drones to take to the skies. These kits will allow them to build before they fly to ensure as much learning as possible.

  • $684 goal

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My Students

My students walk into our classroom every day with questions, ready to learn, and excited for what is in store for them that day. Post HURRICANE HARVEY our year started off slowly, our academic and athletic programs were behind the ball, in some cases even without a ball. With a large loss of time, equipment, and spirit we need a little help to put smiles back on the students’ faces.

My school was unreachable for more than a week due to flood waters of Harvey.

I teach at a Title I school in Houston where 100% of our students receive free breakfast and lunch.

My Project

Studying drone technology requires an investment of money, time, and interest. My students have the time and interest but not the capital. I have worked with the evolving world of drones over the past few years and one thing in obvious, proper tech makes the difference between a good and bad experience.

This project will put the Technology needed for drones in the hands of my students.

Please consider helping my students further their interest in STEM with these project. We will recreate emergency response situations, like those we experienced first hand during Hurricane Harvey, and develop plans to involve the new drone technology to save lives.

Help me give my students a sense of how drones may have saved their neighbors lives. Thank you

Mr. Hopper
Grades 6-8
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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Materials Cost Quantity Total
QWinOut DIY 2.4G 8CH KK V2.3 F450 Frame RC Quadcopter 4-Axle UFO Unassembly Kit RTF/ARF Basic Drone • Amazon Business $161.35 3 $484.05
Hobby-Ace DJI Spark Accessories LED Light Kit Small Flashlight Long-Range Luminosity Adjustable Spark Drone Fill Flash,Night Cruise,Night Searching,Flash Warning,Direction Guide • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
O’woda Foldable Landing Gear with Quick Release Propellers Protector Props Bumper Protective Guard for DJI Spark • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
AVAWO for Syma X8C X8W X8G Parts Venture RC Quadcopter Blade Propeller & Propeller Protectors Blades Frame & Landing Skid (Orange) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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