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Mr. Castagna from Albany NY is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Soldering Station for a FIRST Robotics Team

Help me give my students a Hakko 30TV01 Soldering and Desoldering station that will be used for building our 2020 FRC robot that will be used in FIRST competitions in March, April, May and October 2020.

  • $934 goal

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My Students

My students in our after school robotics program attend a public high school in upstate New York. My students come from a very wide demographic group with many diverse interests in numerous technology related areas. We never charge our students any fees when joining our FIRST robotics program, so funding is an important aspect of our team.

My students are very interested in anything relate to robotics and programming and we are in need of high quality soldering equipment to be used in building our competition robot.

These students will be better prepared for higher education by completing the training our robotics program offers to all students.

My Project

The Programming and Electrical students on our FIRST FRC Robotics Team are in need of a high quality tools and equipments that will last many years and will be used to build robotis for our FIRST FRC Robotics Team. Since we do not charge any membership or travel costs of our students we need to ask for assistance in obtaining needed tools and equipment for our team.

We are asking for a Hakko 30TV01 Soldering and Desoldering station that will be used for building and assembling our 2020 FRC robot that will be used in competitions in March, April and May 2020.

Mr. Castagna
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TK35768249T Rework StationSolderDesolder120W • Grainger $751.80 1 $751.80

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