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Ms. Hess from Orlando FL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Coming Alive!

Help me give my students the opportunity to put their excitement for Robotics to good use! My students need Vex kits and competition cubes in order to bring STEM to life and give them opportunities to compete.

  • $1,057 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a middle school Science and STEM coach. Most of our students are low income.

It is my goal that our students will never be limited in opportunities.

It is my hope to encourage students to use their curiosity and creativity to reach for the stars. Through the use of hands on and inquiry based learning our students should have the opportunities to engage in the world of STEM.

Thank you for taking the time to visit my page and consider supporting my students!

My Project

My students recently went to a district Vex competition. They were so engaged and excited by what they saw. Students from other schools allowed my students to engage with their robots and even experience what it was like to compete. Seeing their enthusiasm was overwhelming. They are excited to start building their own Vex robots and work on the code for the robots but we do not have the funds to make this happen for our students.

I am determined to find a way to feed their enthusiasm and provide them with the kits to bring Vex robotics and coding to life.

Ms. Hess
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
You may also be interested in the following product(s) • Vex Robotics $379.00 2 $758.00
Cube Kit • Vex Robotics $34.99 2 $69.98

Materials cost

$827.98

Vendor shipping charges

$27.93

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$898.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$158.53

Total project goal

$1,056.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,056.86

5 Donors

-$494.17

Donations toward project cost

-$456.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.50

match offer

-$519.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$441.66

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$77.94

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$43.09

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$0.00

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