You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Dehbashi from Woodland Hills CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Robotics Hand

My students need Microcontrollers, Breadboards, Servo Motors, Resistors, etc. to build robotics hands that are controlled by sensorized gloves.

  • $1,321 goal

This project expired on May 25, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am very excited to teach math, computer science, Engineering Design, and robotics classes at a STEAM academy this school year. In the STEAM academy, our principle goal is to inspire students to grow intellectually, emotionally and socially, and become leaders of their community.

My students are future scientists, doctors, coders, engineers, artists, mathematicians... and I would like to help them get started on their dream career.

My goal is to provide gifted and high-achieving students with an inspiring, challenging and engaging environment that creates opportunities for research and exploration through project-based learning, as well as emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to curriculum through problem-solving, collaboration and academic excellence.

My Project

Students will use Arduino Micro controllers, Servo Motors, ZJChao Power Supplies, Breadboards, and Straws and will work in groups of 4 to build a sensor that measures the flexion and extension of a finger to learn about tracking the movement of a human hand. Next, they assemble a cardboard glove and attach multiple sensors to enable visualizing how bones work within skeletal system. Finally, students engineer a robotics hand that will be controlled by their sensorized glove to complete a set of tasks.

Robotics hand project integrates life science with robotics, while incorporating crucial 21st century technical skills like data science, software, mechanical and electrical engineering, for an authentic learning experience.

Emphasis is placed on the importance of combining science and technology to reflect the mechanics of the human body.

Students benefit from using Arduino Micro controllers, Servo Motors, and Breadboards by learning the principles of electronics circuits, computer coding and physical computing. They will also get the opportunity to apply what they learn to a real life situation (robotics hand).

"www.microsoft.com"

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

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

17 donors17 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Dehbashi is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Arduino Uno R3 Microcontroller A000066 • Amazon Business $23.64 20 $472.80
Qunqi 400 tie point Experiment Mini Breadboard 5.5×8.2×0.85cm • Amazon Business $5.69 20 $113.80
AmazonBasics USB 2.0 Cable - A-Male to B-Male - 6 Feet (1.8 Meters) • Amazon Business $4.99 20 $99.80
ZJchao 5V DC 2000mA Regulated Power Supply 1.35mm X 3.5mm Tip, Extra Power • Amazon Business $4.39 20 $87.80
NTE Electronics WHS22-09-100 Hook Up Wire, Solid, Type 22 Gauge, 100' Length, 300V, White • Amazon Business $12.41 5 $62.05
Kizmos Case of 50 Milkshake Straws (Case of 12 Packs) 12 Pack • Amazon Business $54.95 1 $54.95
Alliance Rubber 97705 Industrial Quality Size #170 Red Packer Bands, 1 lb Box Contains Approx. 90 Non-Latex Heavy Duty Bands (7" x 1/4", Red) • Amazon Business $13.14 3 $39.42
TowerPro SG90 Micro Servo 2pk • Amazon Business $8.45 3 $25.35
BCP Single-sided Conductive EMI Shielding Copper Foil Tape- 1/4 Inch X 55 Yds • Amazon Business $5.61 4 $22.44
Gikfun 1 x 40 Pin 2.54mm Single Row Breakaway Male Pin Header for Arduino (Pack of 10pcs) EK1530 • Amazon Business $8.68 1 $8.68

Materials cost

$987.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$90.32

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,122.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$198.04

Total project goal

$1,320.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,320.26

16 Donors

-$991.26

Donations toward project cost

-$924.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.64

match offer

-$232.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$197.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$96.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Woodland Hills","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3316677],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":3050894,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/robotics-hand/3050894/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":200,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Dehbashi","authorIds":{"3316677":{"owner":"Mrs. Dehbashi","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3050894],"proposalHash":"1137315054","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp3316677_272x272.png?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1479144801012","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20741193,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTE3MjAzMQ==","NDc0MDEwNQ==","NTE3MzQxNg==","NTEzODc3OA==","MTU2MDUy","NDkwMzc0Mw==","MzMxNjY3Nw==","NTE3MTg5Ng==","NDA4ODkzNQ==","NTE2NTMyMA==","NTE3MzIxNg==","MjgzMjUzOQ==","NjIyNDg=","MTE4ODU2OA==","MTk0NTE5Nw==","MTMwNDIxNA==","NTE3Mzk4OA=="],"teacherId":3316677,"schoolCounty":"Los Angeles","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}