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Mr. Johnson from Pleasanton CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Engineering Students Need Resources for Making

Help me give my students materials they can use to bring their design ideas into reality.

  • $881 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very high level, college driven students. They are constantly wanting more: more information, more knowledge, more challenge. Many of my students come from affluent families, but our school has the typical monetary problem of limited technological resources.

My students want and need to be challenged on a daily basis.

Training future engineers, they need hands on experiences with top of the line technology every day and a classroom that integrates technology seamlessly. My students need to see how technology is used in new innovative ways and learn how to control and manipulate it to their own design.

My Project

Engineers love to design, engineering students are no different. One of the biggest challenges that we face as teachers, is providing enough materials for all students to make their designs. Makerspaces are very popular right now and for a good reason. Engineers that know how to make their ideas keep a hand grasping in reality and make them more confident in their abilities, creating more competent designers.

We have a great Makerspace already in our classroom complete with a laser cutter, but we don't have materials to cut with our laser.

This project will provide acrylic sheets in every color, so students in the program can continue to make their designs for years to come.

Mr. Johnson
Grades 9-12

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This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
20 Pieces Engraving Colored Acrylic Sheet Plastic Sheet 12“×20” × 0.118“ • Amazon Business $196.50 2 $393.00
XLNT 10 Pieces & 10 Colored Acrylic Plastic Sheet 12 x 12 Inch (.118" Thick)(no-Transparent, For Signs, DIY Projects • Amazon Business $72.90 3 $218.70
Fluoresent Green Acrylic .118 12"x12" Nominal • Amazon Business $9.35 4 $37.40

Materials cost

$649.10

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$59.39

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$748.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$132.04

Total project goal

$880.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$880.27

1 Donor

-$880.27

Donations toward project cost

-$748.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$132.04

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$0.00

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