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Ms. W.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Robotics Books

The cost of 13 different titles from Barnes & Noble, including Definitive Guide to Lego Mindstorms, Robotic Explorations, and Building Robots with LEGO Mindstorms, is $525, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

I am honored to have the opportunity to teach Robotics at Alexander Hamilton Middle School. This is the second year that I have been able to teach this program full time and one of the items I have added to our classroom is a small library of robotics books on a two shelf bookcase that is specifically located in my classroom for easy student access. My students truly appreciate this resource and use it daily. My students always ask if I can add more books to this collection, so now I am asking you to help do this for them. The books I am requesting, along with the few books we already have in our classroom, will help students build better robots, understand why things work or not, and will allow those students who have mastered the basics the ability to move forward with some advanced independent learning.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Robotic Explorations: A Hands-on Introduction to Engineering Fred G. G. Martin • Barnes and Noble $65.99 1 $65.99
Core LEGO MINDSTORMS Programming Brian Bagnall • Barnes and Noble $35.99 1 $35.99
LEGO Software Power Tools With LDraw, MLCad, and Lpub Kevin Clague, Miguel Agullo, Lars C. Hassing • Barnes and Noble $35.95 1 $35.95
Definitive Guide to LEGO MINDSTORMS Dave Baum, Dave Dave Baum • Barnes and Noble $26.99 1 $26.99
Programming Lego Mindstorms with Java with CD-ROM Guilio Ferrari (Editor), Andy Gombos (Editor), Dario Laverde (Editor), Soren Hilmer (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $26.95 1 $26.95
Building Robots with LEGO Mindstorms Mario Ferrari, Ralph Hempel, Giulio Ferrari, Ralph Hempel (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $26.95 1 $26.95
LEGO Mindstorms Mechatonics: Using Systems and Controls to Build Sophiscated Robots Don Wilcher • Barnes and Noble $26.95 1 $26.95
Lego Mindstorms: for Dummies Michael Meadhra, Peter J. Stouffer • Barnes and Noble $22.49 1 $22.49
10 Cool LEGO Mindstorms: Dark Side Robots, Transports, and Creatures -- Amazing Projects You Can Build in Under an Hour Kevin Clague, J. P. Brown, Giulio Ferrari, Mario Ferrari, Soren Rolighed • Barnes and Noble $22.45 1 $22.45
10 Cool Lego Mindstorms Robotics Invention System 2 Projects: Amazing Projects You Can Build in under an Hour Mario Ferrari, Giulio Ferrari, C S Soh, Luke Ma • Barnes and Noble $22.45 1 $22.45
Jin Sato's LEGO Mindstorms: The Master's Technique Jin Sato, Arnie Rusoff (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $22.45 1 $22.45
Lego Mindstorms Interfacing Don Wilcher, Don Wilcher (Illustrator), Matta (Photographer) • Barnes and Noble $22.45 1 $22.45
Joe Nagata's LEGO MINDSTORMS Idea Book Joe Nagata • Barnes and Noble $19.75 1 $19.75

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