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Mr. Lockett from Lake Wales FL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flying Into Tomorrow! Drone STEM and Career Experiences!

My students need mini-drone hardware to learn the technology behind drone piloting, maintenance, and drone-assisted video. Learning about this NGSS technology will give my students an advantage for the careers of tomorrow!

  • $536 goal

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My Students

My students are a unique, diverse, and multi-talented set of leaders. We speak different languages and come from places all over the world. We are a Title I school located in a small rural community. We recently received damage from Hurricane Irma to our school campus and are rebuilding.

My students have a knack for project-based learning, hands-on projects, coding, and programming.

Providing unique opportunities in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) education is vital for 21st century learning. coding, making, and connecting are pillars of our learning environment.

My Project

Students use drones for multiple purposes. Learning about aviation and flight is just the beginning! Students will also be responsible for maintenance and repairs of the drone. Students will also incorporate the drone into their creative and multimedia projects! All of these elements will allow the students to develop skills that are practical and projected as necessary for NGSS careers.

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Arts) scholars will develop new and innovative thinking, learning, and career skills through unique learning experiences such as this project!

Our scholars rely on cutting-edge hardware to make their "drone dreams" a reality! While we have a great bounty of the skills, these critical components cannot be realized with your help!

Mr. Lockett
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Parrot Minidrone Mambo with Cannon and Grabber Accessories (Certified Refurbished) • Amazon Business $59.99 4 $239.96
Parrot Swing with Flypad Controller, Black (Certified Refurbished) • Amazon Business $39.99 3 $119.97
Eagle Pro Drone Racing Obstacle Course. Easy to Build Racing Drone Kit. Create Your Own Drone Racing League. Suitable Drone Games for Kid or Adults (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Battery for Parrot Mini Drone, Morpilot 3-Pack 3.7V 600mAh 20C Li-po Battery w/ 3-Port Rapid Charger Circuit Protective IC for Parrot MiniDrone Jumping Sumo Swing Mambo Rolling Spider • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99

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