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Mrs. Mayer from Glendale CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Powering Up the Future With Arduino

My students need physical computing tools, so that they can learn about electronics and practice inventing solutions to STEAM challenges. At the moment we have one Arduino kit for STEAM classes with over 30 students.

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My Students

My students are incredibly techie and curious. They love to learn about new technology. They are lucky to have a chance to learn about STEM technology, robotics, and coding. When we got a new 3D printer in the classroom, my students showed great interest in exploring all the different objects they could design and print.

Despite being second language learners and from low socioeconomic households, my students thirst for knowledge and need resources to express themselves creatively.

My students need the tools that will help them learn about coding, animation, design, and other creative endeavors in STE[A]M.

My Project

Arduino kits provide the opportunity for students to think like inventors. Having Arduino kits in the classroom will mean countless project opportunities for my students. At the moment, we only have one class Arduino kit for over 30 students, and we definitely need more of these kits for more students to work collaboratively on various electronics projects.

What's great about Arduino kits is that they are user-friendly and inviting for all levels of tech learners.

Students will be encouraged to spend more time with their Arduino kits with the successful completion of each project.

Ultimately, through more exposure to Arduino projects my students will build confidence and believe in themselves as future engineers, techies, inventors, and leaders. Ideally, these experiences in using Arduino kits will propel my students towards future STEAM careers.

Mrs. Mayer
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elegoo EL-KIT-003 UNO Project Super Starter Kit with Tutorial for Arduino • Amazon Business $34.29 15 $514.35

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