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Mrs. Arriola from Lancaster CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Student-led project

(S)cience (T)echnology (E)ngineering (M)ath students in need of equipment!!

We need Lipo Battery bags in order to keep the classroom safe, a microphone to improve the Media team performance, and tool kits for our Flight team to fix damaged quadcopters.

  • $215 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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About My Students

My 20 students are enrolled in a project-based class/club that aims to educate students about sUASs and autonomy. The two students submitting this request, Kaitlyn and Kishi, are the club president and vice president whose task is to raise funding for things we need in the class and to run our meetings. Kaitlyn is a very enterprising junior who even has her own successful cupcake business and I feel is destined to become one of community leaders. Kishi, also a junior, is enrolled in multiple rigorous classes including AP Physics. Both are part of the Air Force ROTC program at Lancaster High School.

Other students from the class are in task-related groups like Flight Ops, Media, Simulations, and Research. They range from freshman to senior grade levels and there is an even 50-50 split boys and girls. Go girls!! We live in Lancaster, California, which is sometimes called Aerospace Valley due to the proximity of SpaceX, Edwards AFB, Lockheed Martin, and Northrup Grumman. All my students are very interested in technology!

The skills my students will develop during this project, such as enhanced videography skills with the microphone and hands-on skills with the tool kits, will help them to experience more real life and career based occurrences through their classroom assignments. Another useful skill that my students will gain is the skill of safety training.By using Lipo bags, they can ensure that the Lipo batteries don't explode, catch fire, and ultimately make sure they don't cause harm and damage.

In Their Own Words

The goal we are trying to accomplish with this project is to give us the equipment needed that can support our STEM based classroom. By having access to these supplies, all of our sub teams can enhance skills in their respective areas. The ultimate goal is for us as students to grow in our equipment and capability.

I would make the most of the leadership opportunity by guaranteeing that those in sub teams have anything that will help them accomplish their team goals. Also, I would make sure that everyone knows how to use the new equipment and be sure that it is efficient and fits their needs.

Our school is ranked #18 out of 512 schools in the Los Angeles County as most diverse in academics, extracurricular activities, college prep programs, and more. Therefore, this project is important to me and my school because it allows for further development in our LAMPE program.This class focuses on sUAS (small unmanned aerial systems), and with these items, us students can further our research and use of these in hopes of one day using them for real life problems such as an on-campus intrusion.

Mrs. Arriola
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Movo On-Camera Stereo Video Microphone with Windscreens & Case for Canon EOS 80D, 77D, 70D, 60D, 7D, 7D Mark II, 6D, 5DS, 5D, 5D Mark IV, 1D, Digital Rebel SL1, T7i, T6s, T6i, T5i, T4i & T3i DSLR • Amazon Business $39.95 1 $39.95
Apollo Tools DT0204 71 Piece Household Tool Kit with Most Reached for Hand Tools in Storage Case • Amazon Business $39.06 1 $39.06
Hobby-Ace 10IN1 RC Tools Kits Box Set Screwdriver Pliers Hex Repair for Helicopter Multirotors • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
COLCASE Fireproof Explosionproof Lipo Safe Bag for Lipo Battery Storage and Charging , Large Space Highly Sturdy Double Zipper Lipo Battery Guard (198x150x135mm) • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98

Materials cost

$137.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$182.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.24

Total project goal

$214.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$214.92

2 Donors

-$133.00

Donations toward project cost

-$113.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.95

Matching donations from our partners

-$81.91

Match offers toward project cost

-$69.62

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.29

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$0.00

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