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Mrs. Wheeler from Forsyth GA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Student-led project

Bulldog Bots

We need supplies to assist us in presenting our Core Values and our Project. To create the most eye catching displays, my students need items such as tri-fold boards, sharpies, and markers.

  • $216 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

About My Students

The Bulldog Bots is a FIRST Lego League team comprised of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. Our school is a rural middle school and is Title-1. This team is very ambitious, dedicated, and incredibly talented.

This is our third year competing at the middle school level and we are here to win! We have competed very well at the Regional and Super Regional Competitions, but have not yet reached State. Our goal is to make it to the State Competition this season!

Through the First Lego League Challenge, my students develop skills to prepare them for college and a future in STEM careers. Students not only learn how to program robots to navigate a challenging course, but they learn to engineer a prototype of something that they create to solve a problem. They also focus on establishing core values, such as coopertition and gracious professionalism. Students work together and support one another throughout the season and during competition. They are required to present their project to a broad audience, not just the judges, which allows them to develop effective communication skills.

In Their Own Words

"Our main goal is to do an awesome job in presenting our project and our robot design and make it to State and win! We want to make them take notice of our hard work and to take us seriously. We work very hard and we would like everyone to see that". Jerry

"I will work with the younger kids on the team to make sure they know what is expected and how to make everything look awesome since this is my last year. Everyone has their specific jobs and the older kids work hard to help the younger ones to feel comfortable and make sure they know how to do everything." Chloe

"It is important to us because we want to be the first team in our county to make it to State. It will help to get other people interested in our robotics program. The challenge will be involving space this year, but it has not been released yet.We can't wait to see what it is and get started working on a solution!" Ella

Mrs. Wheeler
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Royal Consumer 2 Cool Colors Project Board, White, 28 x 40 inches, 12 Count (27136) • Amazon Business $48.20 1 $48.20
Scotch General Purpose Masking Tape, 2020-24A-CP, 0.94-Inch by 60.1-Yards, 9 Rolls • Amazon Business $15.96 1 $15.96
Mini Hot Glue Gun Sticks (HUGE BULK PACK OF 200) 4" and 0.27 Diameter - Compatible with Most Glue Guns • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
10 Pack of Mighty Gadget (R) Professional Grade UL Listed Assorted Rainbow Colors PVC Electrical Tapes with Rubber Based Adhesive, rated up to 600 volts and 176 °F - Dimensions: 3/4" x 60 Feet (L) • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
Crayola 58-7858 Ultra-Clean Washable Broad Line Markers, 40-Count • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
Creative Teaching Press Mid-Century Mod Lift Off to Learning Bulletin Board Set (8421) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
TREND enterprises, Inc. Super Space Terrific Trimmers, 39 ft • Amazon Business $9.64 1 $9.64
Sharpie 30001 Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, Box of 12 • Amazon Business $6.94 1 $6.94
3M General Purpose 45 Spray Adhesive, 10-1/4-Ounce • Amazon Business $5.77 1 $5.77

Materials cost

$140.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.73

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$182.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.26

Total project goal

$215.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$215.05

2 Donors

-$215.05

Donations toward project cost

-$182.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.26

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$0.00

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