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Ms. S. from Buda TX is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEAM Without the the T

Help me give my students hands-on experience of building a computer from beginning to end!

  • $824 goal

This project expired on March 8, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have worked hard throughout their school careers in order to get into the STEM program. I am working very hard to meet all of their varying needs. These students are creative, hard-working, and very inquisitive. I want to give them the best possible educational experience, so that these children will continue to work towards, and in, the STEM path. My students have a variety of interests and will be given the opportunity to explore and grow throughout the year.

My Project

Currently, I am using an old desktop computer to help guide and teach my STEAM students pursue avenues of technology. I would like to be able to properly demonstrate technology and different applications with a decent laptop. Once I have access to this, I want to use the raspberry pi kits to give students real world, hands on experience of building a computer, programming it, and assigning it tasks to complete for our class. This cannot be done without a serious upgrade. With your donation, I can actually get the T back into my STEAM program and make their learning meaningful.

Ms. S.
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 44 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lenovo IdeaPad S340-15API Touch - 15.6' - Ryzen 5 3500U - 12 GB RAM - 1 TB HDD - US • Best Buy Education $507.31 1 $507.31
CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ Ultimate Kit - DIY kit • Best Buy Education $76.34 2 $152.68

Materials cost

$659.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$699.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$123.51

Total project goal

$823.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$823.40

1 Donor

-$466.59

Donations toward project cost

-$466.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$274.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$233.30

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.17

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$82.34

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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