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Mrs. Finn from W Springfield MA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Buzzing Into the Future With Coding

Help me give my students the opportunity to “buzz and squeak” into the future with these programmable Bee-Bots and Mice!

  • $1,066 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

We are an incredibly diverse school with representation from 20 different countries all blending into one American school. Of our population of 528 students, about 50 percent have a native language other than English. Our school provides free breakfast and lunch to all students who might ordinarily go without.

The students at our school are amazing little human beings with stories that take you around the world.

They come from all walks of life but have come here to learn and come every day with a smile on their face.

My Project

Students each year become so excited when we discuss our coding activities, especially when we participate in the “Hour of Code.”

The future leaders of our planet are in our classrooms, so let’s prepare them for a bright and buzzing future by putting tools in their hands that will guide them to coding and programming.

Students can now program bees and mice to buzz and squeak around the room, all while they are programming and problem solving.

Students will use trial and error and problem-solving skills to buzz the robots in our learning environment. We can’t wait to get started!

Mrs. Finn
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity Set, 83 Piece, Ages 4+ • Amazon Business $40.95 8 $327.60
Bee-Bot (AA Battery Powered with Batteries Included) • Amazon Business $59.95 5 $299.75
Learning Resources Code & Go Robot Mouse, Coding STEM Toy, 31 Piece Coding Set, Ages 4+ • Amazon Business $20.99 5 $104.95
Energizer AAA Batteries (48 Count), Triple A Max Alkaline Battery – Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $18.99 4 $75.96

Materials cost

$808.26

Vendor shipping charges

$55.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$905.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$159.77

Total project goal

$1,065.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,065.15

1 Donor

-$533.00

Donations toward project cost

-$453.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.95

match offer

-$532.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$452.33

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.82

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$0.00

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