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Mr. Anderson from Louisville KY is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Robot Girls Rock! Let's Get Programming.

My female students need to have an opportunity to love programming and robotics with an additional Lego Mindstorm EV3 to decrease the number of girls working on each robot.

  • $482 goal

This project expired on January 9, 2015.

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My Students

My 6th grade girls come into class the the first 3 days of class and half of them make comments like, this is a boys class, I don't like this, and how would I ever use this. I had one parent come in and tell me that her daughter asked to get out of class and a week later she said she loved it.

My girls, my students whom I cherish, are excelling in something they didn't know existed and I want all 70 of them to continue to grow in that area.

If a coed school had 10% girls in its robotics class it would take a class of 700 to get as many girls as we have in the program. With ECE and troubled youth wanting to come to class and learn, I love having this option to teach them about programming and robotics. We spend time planning for challenges and problem solving. My students need an additional Lego Mindstorm EV3 to decrease the number of students on each robot. This will increase their participation by decreasing the number of group members.

My Project

I am requesting Lego Mindstorms! Students will understand and interpret two-dimensional drawings to create three-dimensional models. They will build, test, troubleshoot, and revise designs to improve robot performance, and gain practical, hands-on experience using mathematical concepts such as estimating and measuring distance, time, and speed.

It has been a tough road for my young ladies and I want them to have every chance to see what opportunities can be available to them.

There will be so many programming and computer science positions when they graduate. I love to see how excited they get when they figure out something new. I see some of them finding out there is a whole new world out there that they never knew about. I want to personally thank you for your generosity.

Mr. Anderson
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 140 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lego Mindstorms EV3 (31313) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $297.49 1 $297.49
LEGO(r) DUPLO(r) My First Fire Station (6138) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.96 1 $33.96
Maximum LEGO EV3: Building Robots with Java Brains (LEGO Mindstorms EV3) • Amazon $20.84 1 $20.84
Stanley 014725 25-Removable Compartment Professional Organizer • Amazon $12.76 1 $12.76
Plano Molding 5231 Double Cover Stow N Go Organizer, Porsche Red • Amazon $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$374.04

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$409.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.29

Total project goal

$481.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$481.94

4 Donors

-$481.94

Donations toward project cost

-$409.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.29

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$0.00

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