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Mr. Sweet from Indian Trail NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Pirates Programming

Help me give my students a LEGO Mindstorms EV3, a customizable, programmable robot.

  • $486 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are hardworking students from a variety of backgrounds. They are from diverse socio-economic and racial backgrounds.

This class is an AP Computer Science Principals class and we are looking for more examples of programming in the real world.

The students are learning the basics of computer science and programming and are a very hands-on group of students.

One of the basic skills that students learn is "turtle programming," a way to see how commands that are coded move a figure in a program. This robot will help bring to life those same skills in a 3D environment.

My Project

Using the LEGO MINDSTORMS robot, my students will be able to see the programming principals they are learning in action. We will be able to create group projects to help students learn new coding skills.

Having a robot to program and code, the students will get a hands-on experience in how programming can be applied in the real world.

Many new jobs require coding skills and this project will help students to see those skills come to life in the real world.

Many of today and tomorrow's jobs are moving towards automation. By starting to learn about robotics and the programming behind them, students will learn the skills to be successful candidates for these jobs.

Mr. Sweet
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 31313 Robot Kit with Remote Control for Kids, Educational STEM Toy for Programming and Learning How to Code (601 pieces) • Amazon Business $349.95 1 $349.95

Materials cost

$349.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.30

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$412.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.79

Total project goal

$485.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$485.29

2 Donors

-$460.29

Donations toward project cost

-$391.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.04

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

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$0.00

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