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Mrs. Mendoza from Tucson AZ is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Title I Computer Geeks Need Tools!

Help me give my students STEM tools like a wire kit, pliers, and soldering iron kit to fix computers and build robots.

  • $380 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a border town inner city school in Arizona where 93% of our students are free/reduced lunches. We are a Title I, "C" graded Kindergarten through Eighth elementary school. The majority of our students are English Language Learners and come from single parent homes.

This year the Technology Club students are learning how to fix computers and create robots in their STEM lessons.

We need a soldering iron, anti-static pad, and grounding workstations. My technology club is excited to begin their new concept in computer science.

My Project

Our Technology Club has been fast at work learning all about computers and their components. Unfortunately, they have only learned the material, and have not experienced the hands on approach.

By sponsoring my project, my students learn not only the content surrounding their STEM projects, but also important life skills such as problem-solving, creativity, collaboration, communication, time management, and responsibility.

Studies have shown that project-based learning is a teaching approach that motivates and inspires students to learn and helps them to become self-directed learners over time. My students have been learning so much thus far and will continue to grow thanks to you!

Mrs. Mendoza
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
24x27.5in Beige Desktop Anti-Static Mat • Amazon Business $18.92 3 $56.76
Gizmo Dorks Kapton Tape (Polyimide) for 3D Printers and Printing, 12 x 12 inches, 10 sheets per pack • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Soldering Iron Kit Electronics, 16-in-1, 60W Adjustable Temperature Soldering Iron, 5pcs Soldering Iron Tips, Solder, Rosin, Solder Wick, Stand and Other Soldering Kits in Portable Toolbox • Amazon Business $25.59 1 $25.59
OLLGEN 10 LED Lighting 3X Main Lens 4.5X Accessorial Lens Auxiliary Alligator Clip Magnifier Third Helping Hands Soldering Solder Iron Stand(Black) • Amazon Business $18.91 1 $18.91
Wire Stripper,ZOTO Self-adjusting Cable Cutter Crimper,Automatic Wire Stripping Tool/Cutting Pliers Tool for Industry • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Striveday™ 20 AWG Flexible 1007 Wire Electric wire 20 gauge Coper Hook Up Wire 300V Cables electronic stranded wire cable electrics DIY BOX-1 • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Striveday™ 22 AWG Flexible 1007 Wire Electric wire 22 gauge Coper Hook Up Wire 300V Cables electronic stranded wire cable electrics DIY BOX-1 • Amazon Business $16.09 1 $16.09
3D Printer Nozzle Cleaning Kit - 0.4mm Needles and Tweezers Toolkit - Stainless Steel Nozzle Cleaning Tool Kit - Alternative for 0.4mm Drill Bits for 3D Printer - Set of 11 • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
MMOBIEL 23 in 1 Professional Premium Repair Opening Tool Kit Set INKL. Anti Static Wrist Strap for Smartphones, Computers, Electronic Device and Other Multimedia Notebooks Repair • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Hakko 599B-02 Wire-type soldering iron tip cleaner • Amazon Business $9.38 1 $9.38
High Temp Tape, ELEGOO 4 Pack Polyimide High Temperature Resistant Tape Multi-Sized Value Bundle 1/8’’, 1/4’’, 1/2’’, 1’’ with Silicone Adhesive for Masking, Soldering etc. • Amazon Business $9.21 1 $9.21
Kingwin Anti Static Wrist Strap 5 Pack Blue, Adjustable ESD Wrist Band Fits Your Wrist Comfortably. Grounding Bracelet to Protect Your PC Computer or Electronics from Static Electricity • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Stanley 84-096 5-Inch Needle Nose Plier • Amazon Business $7.71 1 $7.71
Neiko 01902 Adjustable Helping Hand With Magnifying Glass | Dual Alligator Clips • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49

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