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Mrs. Cooper from Viola AR is requesting lab equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Rural Robotics Team Needs Materials to Build Their Robots

Help me give my students metal and fasteners they need to build their robots!

  • 15 donors
  • $1,324 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Project

FRC Team #7483 is a small, rural robotics team from Viola, Arkansas. These parts will be used in the design and manufacturing of our competition robot for the FIRST Robotics competition 2023 season. Students in FRC study business management, Engineering and Design, Mathematics, Coding, as well as Teamwork and Cooperation.

FIRST charges a $6000 entry-fee to compete every year.

These materials will allow us to use the funds we have already raised to pay that fee and still have materials to build the actual robot! Last year, on a shoe-string budget, we made it to FIRST Championships. We would like to do that again!

Mrs. Cooper
Grades 9-12
  • Viola High School
  • Viola, AR
  • More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

    This project will reach 14 students.

    15 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TK75174801T Aluminum Rectangular Tube 6063 6 ft Overall Lg, 1 in Outside Ht, 2 in Outside Wd, Mill, Extruded • Grainger $29.47 20 $589.40
TK75174780T Aluminum Square Tube 6063 6 ft Overall Lg, 1 in Outside Ht, 1 in Outside Wd, 0.125 in Wall Thick • Grainger $19.22 15 $288.30
TK75174806T T-Plate Steel, Zinc, 3 in Lg • Grainger $1.56 20 $31.20
TK75174803T Flat Corner Brace Zinc, 3 in Lg • Grainger $1.51 20 $30.20
TK75174804T Heavy Duty Corner Brace Steel, Zinc, 3 in Lg, 7/8 in Ht • Grainger $2.65 10 $26.50
TK75174805T T-Plate Steel, Zinc, 4 in Lg • Grainger $0.96 20 $19.20
TK75174802T Corner Brace Steel, Zinc, 2 1/2 in Lg • Grainger $0.63 20 $12.60

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