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Mr. Amen from Bethlehem PA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Programming the Future of Electronics, Energy, and Engineering

My students need to be able to understand hands-on energy conversion from an electronics perspective while being introduced to coding through these Elegoo Arduino Starter Kits.

  • $698 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the type to give people hope in our public education system. They go above and beyond to show empathy, understanding, and support for our entire community.

This appreciative student body deserves everything we can give them in a sense that they will perform and give back in the future.

We are lucky to have the chance to teach them as they give their township butterflies with all the growth they show throughout the year. We're honored to have them and we'd do anything for them.

My Project

This year, I spent over $600 of my own money on these Elegoo coding kits and sensors to teach students how to use programming language to engineer different types of energy. The excitement in them when they complete a project gives you butterflies as an educator.

They troubleshoot, collaborate, research, and communicate for the sheer joy of completing the project of their choice with these Elegoo kits.

I need 10 more kits so that the building of projects becomes more individualized. This summer, we are having students develop engineering-electronics curriculum for future generations of students to teach them the basics of electronics and energy. To have enough kits would mean for us to develop this curriculum on a more 1-to-1 level. This means more hands-on time for more students.

Mr. Amen
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elegoo EL-KIT-001 UNO R3 Project Complete Starter Kit with Tutorial for Arduino (63 Items) • Amazon Business $51.93 10 $519.30
Elegoo EL-CB-001 UNO R3 Board ATmega328P ATMEGA16U2 with USB Cable for Arduino • Amazon Business $11.65 3 $34.95

Materials cost

$554.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$592.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.57

Total project goal

$697.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$697.13

12 Donors

-$520.37

Donations toward project cost

-$443.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.56

match offer

-$175.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$148.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

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$0.00

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