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Mrs. Patrick from Milton FL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Makers Space

My students need a 3D Doodler, 3D Pen Filament Refills and Circuit Kit With Lighted Bricks Magnets for a classroom Makerspace & STEM Lab.

  • $246 goal

This project expired on May 21, 2018.

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My Students

Our class is a 6th, 7th and 8th grade varying exceptionalaties special education classroom, the disabilities in our room include Autism, Down Syndrome and other intellectual disabilities. My 6-8th grade ESE (special needs) students are 90% poverty and free lunch.

Every one of my students are individuals with very unique personalities that make them special.

All of my students are very active and require modifications made to the classroom and curriculum to meet their individual needs. These students strive every day and overcome obstacles in order to excel in their academics.

My Project

The makerspaces will become an arena for informal, project-driven, self-directed learning, providing work space where I will incorporate STEM. The students will get to tinker, try out solutions, and hear input from students with similar interests.

Makerspaces allow students to take control of their own learning as they take ownership of projects they have not just designed, but defined.

Students will work with snap circuits to understand electricity and the way it works to power everyday objects. A 3Doodler, 3D pen will allow them the creativity to take an abstract thought and make a concrete representation.

Students who interact with makerspaces in learning can not only create custom physical objects, but can also make them interactive with digital tools and give them life. Students will use the create-o-flakes in conjunction with their coding robot Dash to write a code for Dash to follow and build accessories to complete task cards with the create-o-flakes. In effect, students’ creations interact with them, helping represent Science concepts that are being taught in the classroom.

At the same time, students often appreciate the hands-on use of emerging technologies and a comfortable acquaintance with the kind of experimentation that leads to a completed project. Where makerspaces exist on campus, they provide a physical laboratory for inquiry-based learning.

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

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This project will reach 8 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
3Doodler Create 3D Printing Pen Set with 50 Plastic Strands, Sapphire Blue • Amazon Business $28.85 2 $57.70
Learning Resources Double-Sided Magnetic Human Body (LER6044) • Amazon Business $19.75 1 $19.75
500 Linear Feet 3D Pen Filament Refills ABS 1.75mm With Awesome Colors - 25 PACKS × 20ft. 2 Glow In Dark Colors By ZIRO3D • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Create o flakes - Creative Brain Building Toy by Skoolzy - 500 Snowflake Connecting Construction Kit for kids - STEM Manipulative Set with Traveling Storage Backpack • Amazon Business $16.82 1 $16.82
Circuit Kit With Lighted Bricks Magnets 59 Different Projects in 1, Best STEM Educational Gift for Boys and Girls Ages 6 - 14, Science Experiment Kit w Electronic Blocks, Circuits for Kids by Pantheon • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
3Doodler Nozzle Set and Holder for Create/2.0 • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
4M Doodling Robot • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Educational Insights Kanoodle Extreme • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
IQ Fit • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95

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