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Ms. Lisa Elliott from Rocky Mount NC is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fill Me Up With Filament

Help me give my students 3D printer filament so they can continue to print their projects.

  • $298 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a classroom of diverse students with many creative ideas. Many are athletes and are great troubleshooters and critical thinkers. However, with limited materials, their skills and their athletic abilities are stuck on paper and in some cases in their heads. Many of my students do not have the resources necessary to perfect their craft.

Even though resources are low, all are eager to learn everything they can while having fun!

Children are our future! Helping them to "think outside the box" give them that extra push toward brighter futures and a more successful tomorrow!

My Project

My students need 3D printing supplies such as the different colors of filament to build 21st century items. With continuous use of the printer and the creation of large projects, filament is used up very quickly.

Just like any other product, items become depleted and/or outdated so replacements are needed.

I teach my kids the importance of inventory and having supplies readily available to complete projects. Not having the supplies available could cause a customer to choose another supplier. Not only does it cause disappointment for a customer, but a student could lose interest in completing assignments and I do not want this to happen. Helping me obtain the needed supplies will keep my student moral at an all time high!!

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Ms. Lisa Elliott
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gizmo Dorks PLA Filament for 3D Printers 1.75mm 200g, 4 Color Pack - Blue, Green, Orange, Red • Amazon Business $22.95 2 $45.90
3D Solutech Real Purple 3D Printer PLA Filament 1.75MM Filament, Dimensional Accuracy +/- 0.03 mm, 2.2 LBS (1.0KG) - PLARPL • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
SUNLU PLA Plus 3D Filament 1.75mm for 3D Printer & 3D Pens, 2KG (4.4LBS) PLA+ Filament Tolerance Accuracy +/- 0.02 mm, Green+Orange • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Overture PLA Plus (PLA+) Filament 1.75mm PLA Professional Toughness Enhanced PLA Roll with 3D Build Surface 200 xd7 200mm, Premium PLA 1kg Spool (2.2lbs), Dimensional Accuracy +/- 0.05 mm (Blue) • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Gizmo Dorks 3mm (2.85mm) PLA Filament 1kg / 2.2lb for 3D Printers, Translucent Pink • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95
OVERTURE PLA Filament 1.75mm with 3D Build Surface 200mm xd7 200mm 3D Printer Consumables, 1kg Spool (2.2lbs), Dimensional Accuracy +/- 0.05 mm, Fit Most FDM Printer, Red • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
TIANSE Pink 3D Filament PLA 1.75mm 1KG Spool, Dimensional Accuracy +/- 0.03 mm,Neon Pink • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99

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