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Ms. Hall from Orleans MA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Go Tiny to Get Green

My students need model birch plywood, Sharpies, motors, battery backs and pencils to create a tiny homes green village.

  • $339 goal

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My Students

Our middle school is located in one of the official cultural districts of Cape Cod. There are multiple galleries, nonprofits, theaters, and small businesses that are invested in keeping art a part of the daily lives of our community.

We at NRMS believe that art has the ability to make change, inspire individuals, and provide coping skills for young artists.

We work as a team to bring high level artists to the school to work with our students, and we actively share our work with the community around us. We love art in all of its many forms and are grateful to have a supporting community that does as well.

My Project

Students are learning how to create model homes using online software in a combined project between MakerSpace and Art and Design. We want students to create the actual model to scale using these art and modeling supplies. We need model birch plywood, Sharpies, motors, battery backs and pencils. Students will use their online blueprints to create to scale models of their tiny homes. They will add lights and moving components to their homes using the electronic components.

Our vision is that when everything is assembled together, we can show how we can better protect our environment by living on a smaller footprint.

We live in an area where conservation and limitation of available land is important to recognize. We do not want to overcrowd the land. We know that by building smaller and employing green building techniques, we can show how to make this area more affordable for low income families while still protecting a fragile environment.

Ms. Hall
Grades 6-8

This project will reach 180 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
EUDAX 15 set Rectangular DC Motor Mini Electric Motor 1.5-3V 24000RPM with 9.8" Lead Wires with 2 x 1.5V AA Battery Holder Case and Motor Mounting Bracket Holder for DIY Toys • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
Master Lock Padlock, Set Your Own Speed Dial Combination Lock, 2-1/8 in. Wide, Assorted Colors, 1500iD • Amazon Business $7.98 6 $47.88
887850 Model Birch Plywood 1/16 x 6 x 12 (6) • Amazon Business $33.09 1 $33.09
FBApayipa 15 Pcs AC 6A/250V 10A/125V 2 Solder Lug SPST On/Off Mini Boat Rocker Switch Car Auto Boat Round Rocker 2Pin Toggle SPST Switch Snap • Amazon Business $6.49 5 $32.45
Sharpie 37001 Permanent Markers, Ultra Fine Point, Black, 12 Count • Amazon Business $6.82 3 $20.46
Ticonderoga Sharpened Pencils #2 HB Premium Wood Latex-Free Eraser, (72 Pencils) • Amazon Business $17.15 1 $17.15
Sharpie 1884739 Permanent Markers Fine Point Black - 36 Pieces • Amazon Business $14.84 1 $14.84
AmazonBasics AA Performance Alkaline Batteries (48 Count) - Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
VIPITH 30 Packs 9v Battery Clip Connector Buckle, Faux Leather Housing T Type and 15cm Black and Red Cables for 9v Battery and Holders • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98

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