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Ms. Strapp from Batavia NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

To Infinity and Beyond

Help me give my students three basic sewing machines so that they can prototype their designs for NASA.

  • $250 goal

This project expired on February 27, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 11th and 12th grade science and engineering at a rural Career and Technical Education center. My students are purpose driven hands-on learners who thrive when their learning is connected to real-world experiences. They come to class from a variety of programs including Construction, Welding, Automotive Technology, Graphic Arts and Programming. This year our class has been fortunate to be partnered with NASA, and given the opportunity to serve others, by engineering solutions to problems experienced by astronauts on the international space station.

My Project

As part of our NASA partnership students are asked to design new sleeping quarters for astronauts, radiation protection jackets and new material storage systems for the international space station. All of these projects include the production of fabric soft goods. Access to a sewing machine would allow the students to efficiently create quality prototypes and make their plans a reality.

The creation and testing of these prototypes would help these hands-on learners to experience science and engineering in an authentic way.

Through this program our students will not only learn content knowledge, but they will also practice developing professional relationships and self-direction.

Thank you for considering helping our students to make their visions a reality.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 48 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AGM Portable Sewing Machine, Uten 12 Stitches 2 Speed Heavy Duty Sew Machine, Handheld Quilting Embroidery Overlock Quick Sewing Machine • Amazon Business $59.79 2 $119.58
AGM Portable Sewing Machine, Uten 12 Stitches 2 Speed Heavy Duty Sew Machine, Handheld Quilting Embroidery Overlock Quick Sewing Machine • Amazon Business $59.79 1 $59.79

Materials cost

$179.37

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$212.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.42

Total project goal

$249.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$249.48

3 Donors

-$249.48

Donations toward project cost

-$212.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.42

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$0.00

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