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 »
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

Ms. Zeno from Houston TX is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEAM + CS = Learning + Fun!

My students need a WaterColorBot, Hack Your Notebook Kit, a LittleBits electronics set and a LilyPad Design kit to explore the power of STEM + CS + Electronics.

  • $2,379 goal

This project expired on January 27, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students pledge to push the boundaries of science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics and computer science.

We are a Title I school in the heart of Texas.

My students are inquisitive, energetic and curious. We are a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics magnet middle school. My students want to grow up to be computer scientists, geologists, environmental engineers, mechanical engineers, roboticists and the like.

My Project

These resources will truly show my students that STEAM+CS = learning and fun! My students will be able to use the WaterColorBot to explore the intersection between computer science, engineering and art as they use the Snap programming language to design and program images to be brought to life through the WaterColorBot. The WaterColorBot also provides a dramatic example of a "kid invention" brought to life. The Hack Your Notebook kits and the LittleBits kit will allow my students to explore design and electronics on creative paper and prototyping projects. The LilyPad Design kit will allow my students to apply their electronics and engineering knowledge to the fabulous world of e-textiles.

"You have teenagers thinking they're going to make millions as NBA stars when that's not realistic for even 1 percent of them.

Becoming a scientist or engineer is."-Dean Kamen While some of my students may go on to greatness as professional athletes or entertainers, I believe that they should all be equipped with the skills to experience STEM Success. Supporting this project will help to make this happen.

Ms. Zeno
Grades 9-12
Nearly all 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

9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 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 Ms. Zeno is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hack Your Notebook Kit • CV2 $425.00 3 $1,275.00
Super Awesome Sylvia's WaterColorBot • Evil Mad Scientist $295.00 1 $295.00
Student Set • LittleBits $274.00 1 $274.00
LilyPad Design Kit • SparkFun Electronics $67.96 1 $67.96

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


8 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Houston","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[88719],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"TX","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":1335665,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":150,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Zeno","authorIds":{"88719":{"owner":"Ms. Zeno","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[1335665],"proposalHash":"-216774284","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":120326,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["ODg3MTk=","MjcxNTk0MQ==","MjI3NjgxOA==","ODUxNzA2","MjMyNDA2MA==","MjM2MjQ4MQ==","MjY3MzQ0OA==","MjcxNzMwNA==","MjcxNzMxMA=="],"teacherId":88719,"schoolCounty":"Harris","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"TX","name":"Texas"}}