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Ms. Weinstein from Tampa FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creativity + Robotics = STEM Success!

Help me give my students two new LEGO WeDo (2.0) sets to learn how to work on engineering and programming challenges.

  • $526 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is very diverse with over 950 students. Over 30% of our 4th and 5th graders qualify for gifted services. As a gifted education teacher, my main job is to constantly engage my students and foster their natural curiosity and inquisitive nature.

Their eyes light up when they walk in my room and see supplies set out for a hands-on investigation!

They love to build and try new ideas to solve a science or engineering problem. My students crave a challenging curriculum. They learn best by exploring with science tools and materials so they can better understand the science standards that I am teaching.

My Project

This project is all about combining the fun, engaging aspect of LEGO building with the more challenging aspect of using robotics and programming to solve a STEM challenge.

LEGO WeDo sets allow students to practice skills that real engineers face: designing, programming and trouble-shooting with the robots.

These skills are essential in science and engineering careers and give students a taste of what future careers might be.

My school district has designed a series of lessons using the WeDo kits that combine science, technology and engineering skills. I would love to get these sets so my students can participate in these activities and build essential skills in persevering through a challenging task, programming a robot, working with a team to solve a problem and having fun in the process.

Ms. Weinstein
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WeDo 2.0 Core Set • LEGO Education $197.95 2 $395.90

Materials cost

$395.90

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$446.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.85

Total project goal

$525.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$525.69

10 Donors

-$380.00

Donations toward project cost

-$329.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.00

match offer

-$138.65

Match offer toward project cost

-$117.85

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.06

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$0.00

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