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Mr. Frasier from Marcola OR is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Johhny 5: Alive! - Rural Middle School Robotics

My students need two Arduino Starter Kits and five OWI 14-in-1 Solar Robots.

  • $431 goal

This project expired on June 5, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The rural mountains of the Pacific Northwest are a far cry from the burgeoning tech industries of the NW tech corridor. My rural middle school students deserve the opportunities afforded to other districts in STE(A)M learning. The hands-on aspect of robotics is an amazing learning opportunity.

My students are a 7-8 grade group of diverse learners who have an exceptional grasp on technology skills despite the staggering lack of technology funding in our tiny rural district.

The are bright and hungry to join the modern world with a firm understanding of the critical thinking and collaboration skills our workforce demands.

My Project

For our unit in robotics, the students will be provided a fully immersive, hands-on experience unlike anything they have experienced before. The students will start this experience by building a DIY Spout beetle bot (funded by me), internalizing the key concepts of electronics and robotics. From there, the OWI 14-in-1 robots will provide a deeper learning experience for students in real world applications of emerging technologies and robotics.

These students are afforded so little in our small, rural district.

These materials will allow these students to be on an equitable playing field with their contemporaries as they proceed in future academic and workplace endeavors.

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

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Arduino Starter Kit (Official Kit from Arduino with 170-page Arduino Projects Book) • Amazon $97.80 2 $195.60
OWI 14-in-1 Solar Robot • Amazon $26.99 5 $134.95

Materials cost

$330.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$365.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.50

Total project goal

$430.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$430.01

1 Donor

-$215.01

Donations toward project cost

-$182.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.25

match offer

-$215.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$182.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.25

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$0.00

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