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Mr. Marson from San Diego CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Get Out of This World with Coding and Lego!

Help me give my students real-world inspired space challenges for our Coding Club!

  • $379 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a rough part of San Diego but have great hearts and minds! Because of their life circumstances, the majority of them don't realize their amazing untapped potential, and I love to come to work every day to show them how amazing they really are!

I like to think of my students like M&Ms: hard on the outside but sweet on the inside.

I have seen such amazing growth with my students so far this year and would love to help them mature and evolve even more to become independent thinkers who will strive to make a positive difference in their communities and the world!

My Project

Thanks to Donor's Choose, this year I have successfully started a coding club at my school with Lego and drones! We are having so much fun learning to build and code with Lego, and this Lego set would allow me to give my students more educational, creative, and fun challenges to solve with our basic Lego set.

My students would be so excited to be able to use and improve the coding skills they have already acquired from our coding club this year to solve real life space exploration challenges with these Legos!

Thank you so much for considering funding my project and giving my students the opportunity to learn how to code!

Mr. Marson
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EV3 Space Challenge Set • LEGO Education $249.95 1 $249.95

Materials cost

$249.95

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$22.87

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$321.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.75

Total project goal

$378.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$378.32

5 Donors

-$294.49

Donations toward project cost

-$257.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.67

Matching donations from our partners

-$75.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

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$0.00

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