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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

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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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

$1,911.96

Vendor shipping charges

$51.41

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$28.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,022.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$356.83

Total project goal

$2,378.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,378.88

8 Donors

-$1,189.43

Donations toward project cost

-$1,011.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$178.41

match offer

-$1,189.45

Match offer toward project cost

-$1,011.03

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$178.42

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$0.00

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