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Mr. Pendleton from West Valley City UT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tech Triumph!

My students need coding and engineering supplies like the PocketLab and Sphero SPRK+ to catapult into 21st-century learning!

  • $1,177 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a fourth grade class in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) school. Our students come from various ethnic and economic backgrounds, and include all sorts of different learning types and abilities.

We strive daily to push ourselves, our minds, and our imaginations to their limits!

Our resources are limited, but our students love to explore and understand the world around them, and they are eager to make the very most of themselves to blast ahead to success!

My Project

These materials will enhance our student's learning in powerful ways. Our Ozobots, Sphero SPRK+, and Micro:bit will help us learn how to code and program computers, and the PocketLab will help us learn how to measure and record data as we learn all about the things we build, and the world around us.

Kids are natural explorers, and this project is devised to capitalize on that curious nature.

We can't wait to get our hands on these tools that will awaken areas of our brains that haven't yet been tapped. The games, books, and activities here will help us blossom into awesome, productive students of life!

This project also includes some other odds and ends to enhance our classroom, like plastic storage containers for all these materials, half a dozen games that are geared toward teaching kids logic and coding, some 3D printing filament, a hacksaw set and wooden dowels for our makerspace, an iPad case, and a small DC motor and multimeter to be a part of a wind tunnel.

We've got a lot of ideas for great activities!

Mr. Pendleton
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PocketLab Maker Kit • Nasco $134.95 1 $134.95
Sphero SPRK+ STEAM Educational Robot • Amazon Business $127.68 1 $127.68
Ozobot Evo Starter Pack - Titanium Black • Nasco $79.00 1 $79.00
Ozobot Evo Starter Pack - Crystal White • Nasco $79.00 1 $79.00
Sterilite 17631706 27 Quart/26 Liter ClearView Latch Box, Clear with Sweet Plum Latches, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $40.77 1 $40.77
ThinkFun Laser Chess Two Player Strategy Game and STEM Toy • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
ThinkFun Laser Maze (Class 1) Logic Game and STEM Toy • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
The Wrinkle in Time Quintet Boxed Set (A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, An Acceptable Time) • Amazon Business $29.72 1 $29.72
ThinkFun Gravity Maze Marble Run Logic Game and STEM Toy • Amazon Business $29.71 1 $29.71
XYZprinting PLA Filament Cartridge, 600 G, Clear Yellow • Amazon Business $29.20 1 $29.20
XYZprinting RFPLBXUS00F PLA Refill, 600 g, Black • Amazon Business $28.72 1 $28.72
ThinkFun Circuit Maze Electric Current Logic Game • Amazon Business $27.00 1 $27.00
Magic Handsaw Set, Uolor 14 in 1 Multi Purpose DIY Bow Saw Hacksaw Universal Saw Woodworking Tool for Cutting Wood, Plastic, Glass, Tile, Metal, Rope, PVC Pipe, Rubber • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
micro:bit Basic Starter Kit--By Vilros • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
iPad Case, iPad Air Case, New Trent Gladius Rugged Kickstand Case for Apple iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad Pro 9.7 inch, iPad 5th Gen (2017) with 360 Degree Rotatable Leather Hand Strap • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
XYZprinting da Vinci Series PLA Cartridge, Clear Blue • Amazon Business $23.34 1 $23.34
Emily Windsnap: Six Swishy Tails of Land and Sea • Amazon Business $22.54 1 $22.54
ThinkFun Code Master Programming Logic Game and STEM Toy • Amazon Business $17.78 1 $17.78
Pacific Sky Power DC Project Motor Generator • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Coding Board Game: On The Brink • Amazon Business $16.40 1 $16.40
Wooden Dowel Rods 1/4" x 12" - Bag of 100 • Amazon Business $13.50 1 $13.50
AstroAI Digital Multimeter with Ohm Volt Amp and Diode Voltage Tester Meter • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Wonder • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Lucky Strike • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
A Handful of Stars • Amazon Business $5.50 1 $5.50
Class Dismissed • Amazon Business $5.50 1 $5.50
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Crenshaw • Amazon Business $5.19 1 $5.19
Game on Boys!: The Playstation Playoffs • Amazon Business $4.89 1 $4.89
The Secret Zoo • Amazon Business $4.27 1 $4.27

Materials cost

$926.77

Vendor shipping charges

$29.30

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$999.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$176.47

Total project goal

$1,176.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,176.44

1 Donor

-$999.97

Donations toward project cost

-$999.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$176.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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