You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts
To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mr. Hopper from Houston TX is requesting instructional technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Drones to Learn About Our Skies

My students need drones to take to the skies and learn as they go upward.

  • $708 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students walk into our classroom every day with questions, ready to learn, and excited for what is in store for them that day. Post HURRICANE HARVEY our year started off slowly, our academic and athletic programs were behind the ball, in some cases even without a ball. With a large loss of time, equipment, and spirit we need a little help to put smiles back on the students’ faces.

My school was unreachable for more than a week due to flood waters of Harvey.

I teach at a Title I school in Houston where 100% of our students receive free breakfast and lunch.

My Project

Studying drone technology requires an investment of money, time, and interest. My students have the time and interest but not the capital. I have worked with the evolving world of drones over the past few years and one thing in obvious, proper tech makes the difference between a good and bad experience.

This project will put the Technology needed for drones in the hands of my students.

Please consider helping my students further their interest in STEM with these project. We will recreate emergency response situations, like those we experienced first hand during Hurricane Harvey, and develop plans to involve the new drone technology to save lives.

Help me give my students a sense of how drones may have saved their neighbors lives. Thank you

Mr. Hopper
Grades 6-8

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mr. Hopper is requesting.

See our finances


You can start a project with the same resources being requested here!

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Drone with HD Camera, Potensic F181DH RC Drone Quadcopter RTF Altitude Hold UFO with Stepless-speed Function, 2MP Camera& 5.8Ghz FPV LCD Screen Monitor & Drone Carrying Case - Blue • Amazon Business $179.99 2 $359.98
LBLA Wifi FPV Drone, Altitude Hold RC Quadcopter with 720P HD WiFi Real-time Transmission Camera, with 2 Batteries • Amazon Business $69.99 2 $139.98
METAKOO Big Drone with Camera Altitude Hold, D1 Quadcopter Drone with 2.0MP HD Camera, 2.4G 4CH 6 Axis Remote Control Helicopter, Headless Mode, 3D Flip Toy Drone for Gift • Amazon Business $62.99 1 $62.99

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


Sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


3 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Support a teacher
near you!

Explore a map with requests from teachers across the country.

View map of requests

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Houston","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4255042],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"hideTeacherDetails":false,"schoolState":"TX","teacherPossessivePronoun":"his","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3175923,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","eligibleToBeCopied":false,"mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":300,"teacherScreenName":"Mr. Hopper","isEquityFocus":true,"authorIds":{"4255042":{"owner":"Mr. Hopper","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3175923],"proposalHash":"-1509733530","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20904275,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTU3NzgyNQ==","NTE4NTQ5Ng==","NDI1NTA0Mg==","NTIwNTcyMg=="],"teacherId":4255042,"schoolCounty":"Harris","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"TX","name":"Texas"}}