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Ms. Walker from Houston TX is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Plugged Into the Future

Help me give my students the tools and materials they need to create standout robots!

  • $998 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Through our Robotics program, we strive to encourage our students into careers in the ever-increasing realm of engineering. We firmly believe our school will become a beacon of innovation and a haven for students who wish to expand their experiences in all areas of engineering.

Our students are hard-working, driven young men from a variety of backgrounds and ethnicities.

Our school's mission is to provide advanced academics and extra-curricular activities in a historically under-serviced neighborhood, ensuring that every young man with a dream has the opportunity to achieve it.

My Project

As my students and the surrounding neighborhood are still reeling from Hurricane Harvey, we are seeking to provide them with a rewarding experience during and after school by competing in the FTC and FRC Robotics Competitions.

Our students have the ingenuity to compete against top teams; we need your help supplying them with the tools and materials they need to make those ideas come to life.

In this request, we have specified wire strippers, crimpers, and assorted connectors for wiring our motors and a variety of cables for connecting the electronics platform to the phones that control them. We have also included tank tread and hex wrenches to create the drive trains to make these robots go!

Our boys demonstrated excellence at last year's competition, standing out among teams with astronomically larger budgets because they have grit and optimism! With your help, we will go above and beyond that this year!

Ms. Walker
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pitsco TETRIX Tank Tread Accessory Kit • Amazon Business $32.95 6 $197.70
Wire Cutter and Wire Stripper, Cuts Solid Wire and Stranded Wire, with Screw Shearing Klein Tools K12055 • Amazon Business $34.77 3 $104.31
Anderson Powerpole Connectors 100 Pair • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99
Signstek HSC8 6-6 Self-adjustable Wire Crimper Plier Crimping Tools for 0.25-6.0mm2 Cable End-sleeves • Amazon Business $22.99 3 $68.97
CERRXIAN USB OTG Cable - Black, Type Micro Male to Mini Male Cable (25cm) • Amazon Business $6.89 9 $62.01
45 Amp Unassembled Red/Black Anderson Powerpole Connectors Complete with Roll Pin (10 sets) • Amazon Business $20.59 3 $61.77
Cable Matters 3-Pack USB to Mini USB Cable (Mini USB to USB 2.0 Cable) in Black 3 Feet - Available 3FT - 15FT in Length • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
Simicore Smart Charging Station Dock & Organizer for Smartphones, Tablets & Other Gadgets - 6-Port Multiple USB Charger Station & Phone Docking Station with Charging Status Indicator (Space Gray) • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
Eklind Power-T T-Handle Ball-Hex Key • Amazon Business $3.85 9 $34.65
AmazonBasics USB 2.0 A-Male to Micro B Cable (3 Pack), 3 feet, Black • Amazon Business $7.99 4 $31.96
Rankie Micro USB (Male) to USB 2.0 (Female) Adapter, On-The-Go (OTG) Convertor Cable, 3-Pack, Black • Amazon Business $5.99 3 $17.97
Hakko Micro Soft Wire Cutter, 1.5mm Stand-off, Flush Cut, 2.5mm Hardened Carbon Steel Construction, 21-Degree Angled Jaw, 8mm Jaw Length, 16 Gauge Maximum Cutting Capacity (3-Pack) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
600 Pcs Nylon Cable Zip Ties with Self-Locking 4/6/8/10/12/14 Inch & 0.145 Inch Width By Agolds • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
EL-SKY 800pcs Assortment Ferrule Wire Copper Crimp Connector, Wire Terminals Kit, Wire Connector Kit, Insulated Cord Pin End Terminal AWG 22-10 Kit • Amazon Business $13.66 1 $13.66
Glarks 100pcs 12-10 Gauge M8 Ring Electrical Insulated Quick Splice Crimp Terminals Connectors • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
3M Scotch #35 Electrical Tape Value Pack (10457NA) • Amazon Business $6.73 1 $6.73

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