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Mr. Flewelling from Crown Point IN is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

LED Physics Flashlights

Help me give my students soldering iron kits for a hands-on way of looking at circuits.

  • $283 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

From a very early age, we are taught to fear electricity. "Don't put your fingers in the socket!" "No knives in the toaster!" And yet, our whole civilization is based on it. In my classroom my students have the opportunity to learn more about electricity than potato clocks.

They are curious about the world around them and want to know the hows and whys of how things work.

I'm so fortunate to teach in a class in which they can easily explore answers to these questions!

My Project

Electricity is often a difficult topic for students to learn because of how abstract it is. Students struggle with what voltage, current, and resistance are as well as how each of those are affected in a series and parallel circuit. This project will enable the students to make a flashlight out of LED lights, batteries, resistors, and breadboards.

With these soldering irons, my students will be able to take the paper/pencil concepts of circuits and practice soldering real circuits.

Making LED flashlights will help to reinforce all the concepts listed above by providing a hands on activity, a product the student can take home with them, and practice of some of the integral math involved in circuits.

Mr. Flewelling
Grades 9-12

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This project will reach 180 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tabiger Soldering Iron Kit 15-in-1, 60W Soldering Iron with Adjustable Temperature, Soldering Gun,5pcs Soldering Iron Tips,Solder,Desoldering Pump,Tweezer,Soldering Stand,Tool Case • Amazon Business $17.28 12 $207.36

Materials cost

$207.36

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$240.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.44

Total project goal

$282.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$282.91

1 Donor

-$282.91

Donations toward project cost

-$240.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.44

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$0.00

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