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Mr. Metz from Brooklyn NY is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math, Science, and Robotics for Language Learners

My students need 1 LEGO Mindstorms Kit to begin implementation of a Robotics Program.

  • $430 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"To transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders." - Dean Kamen, Founder of FIRST Robotics

I am working with a diverse group of students attending two schools in an urban district.

An overwhelming number of students are eligible for free/reduced lunch. In addition to working with English Language Learners, I also work with 4th and 5th grade students, supporting Math and Technology programs at the school.

My Project

I recently participated in a robotics training program for teachers to integrate robots into the curriculum. To facilitate the launch of a robotics program, my students need a Lego Mindstorms kit to begin learning the principles of robotics, while working as part of a collaborative team. Robotics in Elementary School? ABSOLUTELY! By starting a robotics program at my school, students will be more engaged and motivated to learn. But a robotics program isn't just about building robots, it also integrates reading, writing, and public speaking skills. Through the program, students get to apply math and science knowledge, solve problems, make decisions, communicate complex ideas, collaborate as part of a team, exercise leadership, manage resources, create and execute business plans - all essential skills in any successful technological enterprise.

By donating to this project, you have the opportunity to motivate a group of students while encouraging the exploration of math and science as part of this unique learning opportunity.

A robotics team will facilitate the development of interpersonal communication skills for all students, particularly English Language Learners, while students solve real-world challenges.

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Mr. Metz
Grades 3-5
  • PS 260 Breuckelen
  • Brooklyn, NY
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO(r) Mindstorms NXT 2.0 (8547) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $329.95 1 $329.95

Materials cost

$329.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$364.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.39

Total project goal

$429.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$429.29

2 Donors

-$420.47

Donations toward project cost

-$364.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.57

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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