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Mrs. Hohertz from Wichita Falls TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

If You Build It, Code Will Come

My students need to learn to build circuits with the Raspberry Pi kit and Little Bits Droid Builder Kit and be able to program what they build with the Ozobot.

  • $413 goal

This project expired on November 29, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have some of the most inspiring and talented young minds come through my classroom each day, but a limited budget keeps me from pushing them to their full potential.

Students do their best work when they are immersed in a project and experience it for themselves.

Hands on experience is crucial to real student learning and shows them how things work in real world situations. It allows them to problem solve on their own and help each other find solutions.

My Project

The materials will allow my students to learn how to build and code in a hands on learning environment. Using the breadboards and Elegoo project the students will learn how to create functioning circuits. They will also learn how to combine them into a series and add LED lights to the mix.

The Ozobot and Droid Inventor Kit take that knowledge to the next step as they program their creation to complete tasks.

They will also learn how to make a functioning gaming console with the Raspberry Pi gaming kit.

The most important thing they will learn from this is what happens when they fail at programming. When their program doesn't work, they will learn to try again and keep trying until they figure it out.

Mrs. Hohertz
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
littleBits Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit • Amazon Business $88.97 1 $88.97
Vilros Raspberry Pi 3 Retro Arcade Gaming Kit with 2 Classic USB Gamepads • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Elegoo EL-KIT-008 Mega 2560 Project The Most Complete Ultimate Starter Kit w/TUTORIAL for Arduino UNO Nano • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Ozobot Bit Coding Robot (Blue) • Amazon Business $50.18 1 $50.18
ELEGOO Upgraded Electronics Fun Kit w/Power Supply Module, Jumper Wire, Precision Potentiometer, 830 tie-points Breadboard for Arduino, STM32 • Amazon Business $17.86 1 $17.86
Elegoo EL-CP-003 3pcs MB-102 Breadboard 830 Point Solderless Prototype PCB Board Kit for Arduino Proto Shield Distribution Connecting Blocks • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
4 Pack Copper Foil Tape with Conductive Adhesive for EMI Shielding, Slug Repellent, Paper Circuits, Electrical Repairs, Grounding(1/4inch) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$315.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$350.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.87

Total project goal

$412.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$412.45

2 Donors

-$170.82

Donations toward project cost

-$145.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.62

match offer

-$241.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$205.38

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.24

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$0.00

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