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Mr. Maynard from Jacksonville FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Empowering Physics Engineering

Help me give my students power supplies for our LEGO robots! We have rechargeable batteries, but not enough chargers to power them all at the same time. The wheels are essential in building our rubberband-powered cars too!

  • $239 goal

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My Students

Our students are a cut above. They travel from all over the city to go to our school. They choose a more rigorous and challenging curriculum because they want to push themselves to be the best they can be. Our test scores are pretty good, and our school makes good grades. Our students usually are the last in the district to get new equipment and new technology to assist their education, because the lower performing schools get funding first.

Our students deserve an exceptional and creative learning experience too!

They take so many AP (Advanced Placement) and IB (International Baccalaureate) classes, oftentimes getting over-stressed. Having a tactile method of learning will help them use different parts of their minds in order to learn most effectively.

My Project

Our students really enjoy building with LEGOs, and these supplies will help them as they complete different projects in our physics class. We build rubber band powered cars, and the cars need wheels. We build bridges and catapults which need baseplates.

Let's charge up students' learning with LEGO power supplies!

These will allow all of my students to charge their LEGO Mindstorms robots at the same time, so at the beginning of each class, they're ready to roll. The robots that they build are completely customizable, and they'll build based on what they want the robots to look like and how they want the robots to perform. Every year I let each class choose the task that the robot will do, like a battle against other robots, or going through a maze or obstacle course.

Mr. Maynard
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
10V 700mA 0.7A Universal AC DC Adapter Charger For Lego Mindstorms EV3 NXT 45517 Power Supply • Amazon Business $12.60 5 $63.00
LEGO Classic Green Baseplate Supplement for Building, Playing, and Displaying LEGO Creations, 10 x 10 inches, Large Building Base Accessory for Kids and Adults • Amazon Business $5.69 10 $56.90
LEGO 8pc Technic BLACK Wheel and Tire SET (Mindstorms nxt ev3 tyre) 56145 44309 • Amazon Business $9.99 5 $49.95

Materials cost

$169.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$202.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.72

Total project goal

$238.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$238.12

4 Donors

-$238.12

Donations toward project cost

-$202.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.72

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$0.00

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