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Ms. Hughes from Reidsville NC is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Full STEAM Ahead Part 1: Library Inventors

My students need three invention kits (Makey-Makey kits) to get creative with science, technology, and engineering in our new library makerspace.

  • $205 goal

This project expired on March 26, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. By making our library STEAM focused, we can give students the opportunity to wow and amaze. Imagine if students had the opportunity to engineer something amazing in their own school library -- the possibilities are endless.

Library makerspaces are not just for high-tech college campuses in Silicon Valley anymore; now, students can get creative with everything from technology to modeling clay in the library.

Our rural North Carolina high school needs to give students the opportunity to invent with the best and the brightest. Why not give them that opportunity in our own library makerspace?

My Project

Using alligator clips and USB cords, Makey-Makey kits allow users to make awesome inventions with just about any object. With these kits, our students will have the opportunity to create interactive machines -- everything from banana game controllers to piano-stairs. For STEAM projects, Makey-Makey kits allow students to flex their muscles as resourceful creators for class activities, for service-oriented graduation projects, and for creativity's sake alone.

Who says the STEAM rock-star inventors are limited to tech-and-science-centered schools?

Our students can invent, engineer, and create with the best of them; let's give them the chance to prove it!

Ms. Hughes
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 999 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JoyLabz - Makey Makey Invention Kit - Multi • Best Buy Education $43.86 3 $131.58

Materials cost

$131.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.26

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$173.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.67

Total project goal

$204.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$204.48

2 Donors

-$104.00

Donations toward project cost

-$88.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.60

match offer

-$100.48

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.41

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.07

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$0.00

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