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Mr. Jaeckel from Greenfield WI is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Motion Capture Our Imagination!

My students need supplies to create a motion activated camera for detecting wildlife in the school forest.

  • $218 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students in my classroom are grades 6-8 and are from the whole student population. We are interested in learning and expanding our knowledge of Technology and Engineering. We do this through a wide variety of projects in our Woods lab and Engineering lab.

Our students come into Tech Ed with varied backgrounds and with different sets of skills.

They are great at figuring out what problems are and coming up with new and varied solutions for them. The Tech Ed courses are ones of collaboration and teamwork.

My Project

Students will get to learn how to use micro controller boards for DIY projects. They will learn how to program and interface so that it accomplishes their designated task.

There is no end to the possibility of projects that can be completed with micro controller boards.

Students will see how different sensors can be attached and changed on the micro controller board.

We will be designing a motion activated camera to be placed in the school forest and hopefully catch action shots of wildlife as they pass through. We are combining high-end technology and our love of the school forest!

Mr. Jaeckel
Grades 6-8

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This project will reach 370 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ARDUINO A000067 DEV BRD, ATMEGA2560, ARDUINO MEGA 2560 R3 • Amazon Business $44.95 1 $44.95
Arducam Mini Module Camera Shield 5MP Plus OV5642 Camera Module for Arduino UNO Mega2560 Board • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Raspberry Pi NoIR Camera Module V2 - 8MP 1080P30 … • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
kuman for Raspberry PI Camera Module 5MP 1080p OV5647 Sensor HD Video Webcam Supports Night Vision SC15 • Amazon Business $22.75 1 $22.75
SunFounder Mega 2560 Case Enclosure Transparent Gloss Acrylic Computer Box Compatible with Arduino Mega 2560 Rev3 R3, Genuino Mega 2560 Rev3 and other Arduino Compatible Mega • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
DIYmall 5 Pack HC-SR501 Pir Motion IR Sensor Body Module Infrared for Arduino • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$152.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$184.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.64

Total project goal

$217.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$217.59

2 Donors

-$196.41

Donations toward project cost

-$184.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.46

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.18

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$0.00

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