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Mrs. Behling from Bakersfield CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Programming for Our Future!

Help me give my students a MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Core Set for an early beginning in coding and programming. This STEM set will be a great addition to our in class STEM program.

  • $590 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

The students in my class come from one of the most socioeconomically disadvantaged areas in the county, yet they come to school with the drive to learn that is unmatched. We teach a very diverse population, and our students dream of being leaders, doctors, attorneys, and even teachers. Many of them are not sure that they will even be able to attend college, but they are driven to learn and to be the best students they can be.

I grew up in a very similar community, and I am able to relate with my students' desires and educational needs.

We are a community of learners in our classroom. Learning is achieved by working together for the common goal. Our limited technology has helped my students to see outside our community and discover the world and its vastness. Their dreams are growing as my students are growing in class.

My Project

This basic building, and programming set will give my students the exposure they are missing in our regular adopted curriculum. By giving them the chance to build a robot and then program it, they will have first-hand experiences in engineering.

Hands-on STEM activities excite my students and engage their minds.

It is through doing that young students are inspired to explore and expand their thinking. With hands-on activities such as those found in this LEGO Mindstorms building kit, my students will be unstoppable. LEGO building sets inspire children to want to build and to become engineers before they even know what engineering really is.

Mrs. Behling
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Core Set • LEGO Education $411.95 1 $411.95

Materials cost

$411.95

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$37.69

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$500.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.38

Total project goal

$589.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$589.20

1 Donor

-$589.20

Donations toward project cost

-$500.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.38

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$0.00

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