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Mr. Lochiatto from Chelsea MA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Engineering Design in 3D

Help me give my students a complete 3 D Printing Laboratory for our students to explore the world of engineering design.

  • $59,291 goal

This project expired on January 18, 2021.

This project expired on January 18, 2021.

My Students

Our students face enormous challenges and yet there is a underlying thirst where they are ready to learn and engage in science projects.

I have seen first hand my students creativity in the 12 years we have been presenting our annual Science Fair.

The hundreds of students that have walked thru my Science class doors over the years have been intelligent, friendly, shy, tenacious, quirky, brilliant, dedicated, caring, driven, funny, creative, and unique.

My goal is to have my students graduate with a strong understanding of their place in the world and the ability to make their lives better.

My Project

The 3D Printing Lab will provide our students the opportunity to create and design engineering projects. As such, 3D printers are an excellent way to deploy experiential learning and give pupils more hands-on experiences.

With a 3D printer laboratory we can create activities that take academic concepts from the theoretical to the practical.

For example, in our biology lessons, students could create an anatomical heart.

I have seen how access to technology such as a 3D printer labe can positively affect my students work and attitude and hope that this additional opportunity for success, will help us grow even more.

Mr. Lochiatto
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
STARTER LAB PLUS 3 YR FD • Ward's Science $49,622.39 1 $49,622.39

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