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Mrs. McSherry from Tampa FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building STEM Thinkers

My students need LEGO robotics and coding equipment like Sphero to design engineering prototypes to solve STEM challenges.

  • $586 goal

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My Students

STEM learning is center stage in today's math and science classrooms. As an educator of math and science content to 5th graders, I strive to encourage exploration and concept development through STEM challenges that engage collaboration and problem-solving strategies.

The students that sit before me are inquisitive and creatively dynamic individuals that need opportunities for enrichment.

With interests geared toward science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, my students are eager to design and create solutions to the questions they have about the world.

My Project

The WeDo 2.0 Core set will begin our collection of hands-on engineering resources to promote students' creative design and engineering experiences. My students have a high level of interest in coding and robotics which ‚Äčthe Sphero robots and Bloxel resources will support.

STEM-centered educational experiences offer opportunities for teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving.

My students will benefit from the enrichment activities that these resources provide while developing their STEM skills, increasing their engagement and collaboration. Increased active engagement will impact my students' ability to find success in future STEM-focused tasks.

These resources will be made available to my students in our Maker's Space to offer STEM rich materials to enhance the educational experience of my students.

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 49 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WeDo 2.0 Core Set • LEGO Education $189.95 1 $189.95
Snap Circuits SC-300 Electronics Discovery Kit • Amazon Business $45.99 2 $91.98
Sphero Mini Blue: The App-Controlled Robot Ball • Amazon Business $49.94 1 $49.94
Sphero Mini Orange: The App-Controlled Robot Ball • Amazon Business $49.35 1 $49.35
Mattel Bloxels Build Your Own Video Game • Amazon Business $23.54 2 $47.08
Aenllosi Organizer Storage Case for Sphero Mini The App-Controlled Robot Ball by (Black) • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98

Materials cost

$446.28

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$497.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.88

Total project goal

$585.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$585.85

3 Donors

-$390.56

Donations toward project cost

-$331.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.58

match offer

-$195.29

Match offer toward project cost

-$166.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.29

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$0.00

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