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Ms. Lyman from San Marcos CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

This Is the Droid You Are Looking For

Help me give my students the ability to successfully design and code a functioning competition robot with a new laptop.

  • $549 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a charter school that encourages collaborative education. All students are encouraged to join and they learn hands-on STEM skills. My students are creative, industrious and full of questions! They absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to collaboratively and creatively come up with design, implementation, and solutions.

To create a competition-ready robot, my students use a number of soft and hard STEM skills, creativity and problem-solving are essential in building a 'bot that can complete obstacles.

Robotics teams provide the same opportunity for students (much like traditional sports teams) to strengthen leadership skills, learn to cooperate with others, improve social interaction skills, better regulate emotions, and learn the highs and lows of competing.

My Project

Our students design, code and build a robot to perform 3 tasks. Our school is a Title 1 school with 46.4% qualifying as low income. We give the students the opportunity to work in groups to collaborate and successfully build a working robot. Everyone is accepting onto this team regardless of experience or technical levels.

This laptop will help our students excel in programming and designing and building a functional robot.

We currently are using an antiquated laptop and are having problems with the coding and CAD design due to outdated technology.

Students are mentored throughout the build season and are encouraged to try all areas of STEM.

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Ms. Lyman
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lenovo 500e Chromebook G2 11 6 Celeron N4100 4GB RAM 32GB Chrome • CDW-G $394.00 1 $394.00

Materials cost

$394.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$36.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$465.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.23

Total project goal

$548.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$548.19

1 Donor

-$548.19

Donations toward project cost

-$465.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.23

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$0.00

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