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  • 2 donors
  • $423 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Halsey
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Maker Make Tools

Help me give my students 3 soldering irons flux and a logic probe.

My Students

My students love to build and explore. Do you remember how creative and imaginative you were as a kid, tinkering and building things or maybe wishing you could?

I would love my students to have the opportunity to tinker and build.

The total minority enrollment of our school is 68%, and 59% of our students are economically disadvantaged.

For most of my students hands-on learning is how they learn best. I rely on grants and the kindness of strangers to acquire items like these for students' exploration and learning.

My Project

I will be teaching my students the basics of soldering and letting them experiment for themselves. In our STEM world, the Maker Movement, a technological and creative learning revolution underway around the globe, has exciting and vast implications for the world of education.

Tinkering is a powerful form of “learning by doing,” an ethos shared by the rapidly expanding not only Maker Movement community, but educators all over the world.

Popular Science states "When you were 12, you built an AM radio inside a Tic Tac box. Your kid, however, lives in a world of Arduino-type microcontrollers that can operate robots" This is not true for all my students from 7th-12th grade this year, but your donation helps me close the gap.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TK40039711T Ultratorch with Hot Knife TipButane • Grainger $127.68 1 $127.68
TK40039713T StationSolder5-40 W • Grainger $49.12 2 $98.24
TK40039712T ProbeDigital Logic • Grainger $35.86 2 $71.72

Materials cost

$297.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.23

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$359.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.41

Total project goal

$422.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$422.74

2 Donors

-$359.33

Donations toward project cost

-$359.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$63.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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