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Mr. Cottrell from Memphis TN is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Encouraging Engineering Through 3D Printing

My students need the Dremel 3D printer to help them become great inventors and engineers. They have so many great ideas, and this 3D printer will allow their ideas to flourish in reality.

  • $1,754 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember a time when we could only dream about the technological advances that are accessible today; a phone/computer that can be put in your pocket or prints that go beyond paper? My students truly embrace technology. They are compassionate, creative, and full of questions. Students often use these questions to guide their learning.

My students love engaging projects, hands-on activities, and experiments that require them to make models and expand on their thinking.

They come to school ready to learn and eager to explore. Our learning community is truly amazing, and I enjoy each day with them.

My Project

The Dremel 3D45 will give my students access to a tool that engineers and scientists use to create change in the world. Students need to know that regardless of where they are from, they can use their creative abilities in a positive and effective way. The Dremel 3D45 printer will enable my students to become a part of an online 3D printing community. Students will be able to collaborate with their peers on designs around the world and build camaraderie among themselves. This 3D printer will help my students solve real world problems and take STEM and the Science Fair to a whole new level!

Mr. Cottrell
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dremel Digilab 3D45 Award Winning 3D Printer, Idea Builder with Heated Build Plate to Print Nylon, ECO ABS, PETG, PLA at 50 Micron Resolution • Amazon Business $1,439.20 1 $1,439.20

Materials cost

$1,439.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$21.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,490.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$263.08

Total project goal

$1,753.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,753.87

4 Donors

-$654.23

Donations toward project cost

-$561.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$92.88

Matching donations from our partners

-$1,093.46

Match offers toward project cost

-$929.44

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$164.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.18

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$0.00

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