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Mr. Neill from Bossier City LA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Robotics to Security Systems

Help me give my students a security system they design and implement in the real world.

  • $172 goal

This project expired on June 21, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is made up of about two thousand students. We have a mix of races and socioeconomic backgrounds. We also have a large military population, so many of our students come from a wide variety of educational experiences. Our school, teachers, and students work hard each day.

I teach about one hundred high school students each day.

The way the curriculum is set up, students don't receive a lot of self-guided instruction until they reach high school. I work hard to make sure that the students get as many hands-on experiences as possible. I want to help prepare them for college and life after school. I try to make my class fun and interesting for the students.

My Project

We are in need of the components for making a security system from a self-designed project. Our students are discovering how to raise money to design tools needed to improve our campus but we do not have the capability of printing the specialty parts we will need. Being able to record the process of design and messages to potential sponsors is vital to this need.

Allowing our students to create components from their own imaginations will better prepare them for the challenges of college and the real world.

This will also allow students to begin understanding the needed tools and supplies for basic project creation. These skills can be applied to many professional fields as they move on to college or seek out professional service jobs after high school.

Mr. Neill
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BUD Industries NBF-32016 Plastic ABS NEMA Economy Box - Electrical Box for Indoor Uses - Industrial Box in Light Grey Finish with Solid Door Construction. Conduit and Fittings • Amazon Business $22.80 2 $45.60
ARDUINO MEGA 2560 REV3 [A000067] • Amazon Business $33.88 1 $33.88
Multicolored Breadboard Dupont Jumper Wires – ALLUS J7011 120Pcs 3in1 Ribbon Cables Kit, Male to Male (M/M), Female to Female (F/F), Male to Female (M/F) for Arduino and Raspberry Pi • Amazon Business $6.49 3 $19.47
GBSTORE 2 Pcs DC 9-15V Active Piezo Electronic Buzzer Alarm • Amazon Business $5.80 1 $5.80

Materials cost

$104.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.17

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$145.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.67

Total project goal

$171.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$171.16

2 Donors

-$171.16

Donations toward project cost

-$145.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.67

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$0.00

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