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Ms. Chapman from Detroit MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Purpose Filled, Machines, Droids, & Robots!

My students need to see a real robot at work. The Roomba robot vacuum cleaner will show my students a robot serving a real purpose! They will observe how the Roomba moves and works.

  • $1,117 goal

This project expired on May 1, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My prekindergarten students are from disadvantaged homes so, they only receive authentic technology experiences in school. They are smart, curious, and LOVE to learn new things. They like challenges, new toys, and working on projects.

My students LOVE to learn how and why things work.

They know how to use skills they were taught to learn new ways to learn. They make choices, and do things to help others learn as well. My students are going to be LIFE-LONG LEARNERS with experiences beginning in prekindergarten.

My Project

A lot of children are dazzled by what robots can do. With all the media coverage showing the greatness of robots, it is hard not to be excited about robots, droids, and machines that are purposeful in our world. Our children forget the purpose in all the excitement.

There is a huge curiosity in robots that transform, shoot weapons, and make loud sounds, but that is not the main purpose for bots.

I would like for my students to experience one of the actual purposes for robots. I have requested a Roomba robot vacuum cleaner to show our children the job of a purposeful robot. Our youngest learners will observe and figure out how the cleaning droid works. The Roomba will motivate our youngsters to think about how they can use and create robots to assist with our every day lives.

The request for the robotic kits will give aid to our students in creating the next BIG robotic inventions. The children will think how robots can help, make their thoughts reality, and demonstrate it using the kits.

Our youngest learners will construct and adjust the robots if needed to make the robots helpful to our classroom, school, city and eventually the world.

Ms. Chapman
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 16 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
UBTECH Jimu Robot DIY Buzzbot/Muttbot Robotics Kit • Amazon Business $145.00 2 $290.00
iRobot Roomba 650 Automatic Robotic Vacuum (Certified Refurbished) • Amazon Business $274.99 1 $274.99
UBTECH Jimu Explorer Level Robot Kit • Amazon Business $170.23 1 $170.23
UBTECH Jimu Robot Tankbot App Enabled Stem Learning Robotic Building Block Kit • Amazon Business $149.99 1 $149.99
[ Motorial Alien Robot ] Robotic Building Set Block Toy ,Battery Motor Operated,3D Puzzle Design Alien Primate Robot Figure for kids and adults , Sturdy Enough , 120 parts(Elf Knights) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$905.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$948.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$167.43

Total project goal

$1,116.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,116.21

2 Donors

-$1,091.21

Donations toward project cost

-$927.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$163.68

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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