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Mr. Burnham from San Jose CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Swimming Pool for Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (UROV) Submersibles

Help me give my students a Pool for Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (UROV) Submersibles

  • $498 goal

This project expired on March 9, 2019.

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My Students

I have 2 classes of smart, energetic students. Many come from challenging backgrounds. Many struggle in the traditional school environment. I get them for 3 AWESOME hours every day and we are learning Mechatronics Engineering... In other word, FIRE Breathing Robots.

My students all get very excited when we "dive" into coding, programming, building robots, and other Electronic or Mechanical Engineering topics.

My classes and Robot Club students have been wanting to learn about Underwater Remotely Operated (UROV) but we need a pool.

My Project

This year as part of class and part of our Robotics club, we are doing a module on Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (UROV) robots… but we need a pool to drive our submersibles around.

Having an above ground pool we can setup and tack down easily, where we can drive /fly around the UAV and UROV submersibles is a great way to get students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM)

This pool will make a big difference in how I am able to teach this module, as we don't have a pool available at our school. This pool will be right next to my classroom

Mr. Burnham
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 48 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Steel Pro 15' x 42" Frame Pool Set • Amazon Business $274.59 1 $274.59
Kotap 16-ft x 16-ft Heavy-Duty 14 by 14 Cross Weave UV Blocking 10-mil Silver Poly Tarp, Item: TRS-1616 • Amazon Business $40.43 2 $80.86

Materials cost

$355.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.52

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$423.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.70

Total project goal

$498.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$498.00

7 Donors

-$335.00

Donations toward project cost

-$300.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.65

match offer

-$144.65

Match offer toward project cost

-$122.95

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.70

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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