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Mrs. Lopez from Houston TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mechanical Maker Minds Meet Lego Machines

Help me give my students instruction in alternative energy forms, programming, simple machines and building with Lego WeDo 2.0 powered equipment.

  • $953 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in Texas. Most of our students live in apartment homes surrounding the school, and most of the students are economically disadvantaged. However, they come from many countries, bringing many cultures and speaking many languages. English language learners in our school love to read books in English and their home language. Many of our students are responsible for the care of younger siblings, yet they manage to balance home responsibilities and homework.

Our students strive to do their best and greatly appreciate the opportunities they have at school.

These students enjoy learning in all areas of academics. Many students join after school academic clubs to enrich their learning experiences further. They are delightfully pleasant to teach and eager to learn and please.

My Project

Our students will gain confidence in themselves as they learn new skills constructing machines with alternative energy sources with Lego We Do 2.0 in our new maker space. When students and teachers work together to learn new skills, students are in a win-win situation. The excitement of learning higher level thinking skills inspires kids to keep learning with enthusiasm.

Our students will develop skills that will prepare them for teamwork and creative problem solving they need now and in the future.

Learning through fun processes increases the likelihood that students will maintain a joy of learning for a lifetime. Please support our Mechanical Maker Minds Meet Lego Machines!

Mrs. Lopez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 440 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WeDo 2.0 Core Set • LEGO Education $189.95 1 $189.95
Simple & Powered Machines Set • LEGO Education $179.95 1 $179.95
Renewable Energy Add on Set • LEGO Education $117.95 1 $117.95
WeDo 2.0 Add-On Power Pack • LEGO Education $89.95 1 $89.95
Pneumatics Add on Set • LEGO Education $74.95 1 $74.95
Energy Display • LEGO Education $62.95 1 $62.95
WeDo 2.0 Medium Motor • LEGO Education $23.95 1 $23.95
Power Functions IR Remote Control TX • LEGO Education $9.49 1 $9.49
Power Functions Extension Wire 20" • LEGO Education $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$753.13

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$809.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$142.84

Total project goal

$952.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$952.27

1 Donor

-$952.27

Donations toward project cost

-$809.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$142.84

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$0.00

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