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Mrs. Homberg from Aurora CO is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building On Up!

Help me give my students the opportunity to problem solve and create designs they can physically hold!

  • 3 donors
  • $656 still needed
Donations doubled!
  • 3 donors
  • $656 still needed

My Students

My students come from low-income households with aspirations of one-day becoming coders, website designers, robot builders, or graphic designers. This is the first year in 3 years that they have had a technology teacher on campus. Most of my students are behind in understanding how to use technology in an educational aspect. My students are thrilled to finally be learning technology to the depths of what they can do with it. This is the first year that they have a technology program being developed around their needs and desires.

Their eyes light up when they get the chance to learn new technology resources.

They are able to see that this could be a future for them to go into. They see that there is potential to explore different resources even if they don't have the money to do so at home.

My Project

My students want to learn how to make 3D objects. They have made some models in Tynker Cad, and if they could be printed would bring learning full circle. They understand how difficult it is to create an object, but they don't get the reward of seeing their work finished. The 3D printer and filament will allow my students to create 3D model animals, puzzles, objects, and more. They will also be making "Maker Coins" for lower class-men, students who are showing their Husky Pride, and as a way to help fundraise for our technology program!

3D printing will allow my students to have more pride in their work, pride in their school, and work towards being a positive student at school.

Allowing the students to showcase their 3D builds during their Special Showcase will show their parents their hard work and problem solving skills. They will get to take their 3D printed object home at the end of the quarter to showcase them working through a challenge!

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Mrs. Homberg
Never Before Funded Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households
Never Before Funded

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This project will reach 783 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Monoprice Voxel 3D Printer - Black/Gray with Removable Heated Build Plate (150 x 150 x 150 mm) Fully Enclosed, Touch Screen, 8Gb and Wi-Fi • Amazon Business $399.99 1 $399.99
MG Chemicals Glow in the Dark - Green PLA 3D Printer Filament, 1.75 mm, 1 kg Spool • Amazon Business $33.26 1 $33.26
AMOLEN PLA 3D Printer Filament, 1.75mm, Multicolor Silk Metal Rainbow 1 kg Spool • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
MG Chemicals Purple PLA 3D Printer Filament, 1.75 mm, 1 kg Spool • Amazon Business $29.75 1 $29.75
Silk Rainbow PLA Filament 1.75mm 3D Printer Filament 1KG 2.2LB Shiny Silky Shine 3D Printing Materials Shiny Silk Multicolor Rainbow PLA Filament 1.75mm Metallic Gradient 3D Printing Filament • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
HZST3D 3D Printer Shiny Silk Metal Sparkle Black PLA Filament 1.75mm 3D Printing Material 1KG Spool Widely Compatible FDM 3D Printers • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99

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