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Mr. Vargo from Plainfield IN is requesting supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Plainfield FIRST Robotics Team

My students need the Bosch Metal Bandsaw blades, Dewalt Drill bit set and the I-Bar Clamp to construct and assemble our FIRST robotics robot.

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My Students

Our team meets daily 2:50-5:30. The goal is to expose students to Engineering, Math, Science and Technology and let them discover the opportunities within these fields. Having these materials, we will be able to accomplish these goals. "Every strike brings us closer to another homerun"~Babe Ruth

The team is made up by many talented students with many different interests.

We have students that work on the design of our robot and put the designs on CAD. We have a mechanical team that takes the designs and bring them to life by constructing the robot. There are some students that do all of the electrical work that connects makes the robot come alive. Our programmers create code that lets the us control all aspects of the robot.

My Project

These requested materials from donorschoose will be used to help design and build an automated robot. For example, the Bosch Metal Bandsaw blades will be used to cut metal for the robot. The Dewalt Drill bit set to construct/connect our robot and the Jorgensen I-Bar Clamp is for assembly. The FIRST robotics program encourages teamwork, creativity, learning and fun. We are providing students the opportunity to learn more about Engineering, Math and Science.

Our mission is 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.

These materials will be used to help achieve our goal.

Mr. Vargo
Grades 9-12

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SE 780DC-A 6-Inch Dial Caliper SAE Only in Plastic Box • Amazon $17.46 8 $139.68
Bosch BS9312-18M 93-1/2-Inch by 3/8-Inch by 18TPI Metal Bandsaw Blade • Amazon $15.12 7 $105.84
Alvin 110 Series 12-Inch High Impact Plastic Architect Triangular Scale (110P) • Amazon $9.99 10 $99.90
Advanced Tool Design Model ATD-344 800 Piece Metric Nut & Bolt Assortment • Amazon $87.76 1 $87.76
Ironclad Heavy Utility Gloves HUG-05-XL, Extra Large • Amazon $15.90 4 $63.60
Carrera Precision CP9806-TF Titanium 0-Inch to 6-Inch Electronic Fractional & Decimal Digital Caliper • Amazon $28.11 2 $56.22
Jorgensen 7260 60 I-Bar Clamp • Amazon $47.03 1 $47.03
Ironclad Heavy Utility Gloves HUG-04-L, Large • Amazon $14.39 3 $43.17
Allen 56656G SAE Ball-Plus T-Thru Handle Set, 10-Piece • Amazon $38.96 1 $38.96
Neiko Stainless Steel 12 Inch Digital Caliper - SAE/MM with Large LCD Display • Amazon $37.99 1 $37.99
DEWALT DW1361 Titanium Pilot Point Drill Bit Set, 21-Piece • Amazon $28.99 1 $28.99
12 Inch Lazy Susan • Amazon $9.99 2 $19.98
MAXCRAFT 7707 Spring Assortment, 200-Piece • Amazon $10.05 1 $10.05

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