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Mr. Vaughan from East Hartford CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Welding Lab Safety Equipment for Engineering Students

Help me give my students safety equipment for our Engineering Electric Car project.

  • $559 goal

This project expired on January 20, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach Students in grades 9-12 at in a diverse and exciting classroom. Students in my class are excited to explore the world of engineering as possible career field in the future. My students are inventive and creative in solving real world problems and are hungry to learn new things.

My students enjoy the use math and science in practical activities creating things that improve everyday life.

My students look forward to moving on from high school continue their education in a college or vocational/trade training program, many of them looking toward the military to pay for their college.

My Project

As our program grows, more and more students want to get involved in out Engineering Electric Car program. When we had just 8 students last year, we had enough safety equipment. Now that we have a full class, plus a dozen extra returning students that join us after school and during study hall. Due to the growth we need more safety gear.

Real world STEM applications while building team work with real life hands learning.

The young men and women in our class will practice MIG welding our new car designs. Additional safety gear will allow more students to have the experience of actual welding and assembling with designs, and not just computer drawings.

Mr. Vaughan
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TK21831988T Welding Helmet KitFor VIKINGTM Series • Grainger $162.80 1 $162.80
TK21831986T 12.5 lb. Carbon Steel Spool MIG Welding Wire with 0.030 Diameter and ER70S-6 AWS Classification • Grainger $43.60 2 $87.20
TK21831992T Tuffweld AramidRayonWelding Bib Length 19 Snaps Closure Type • Grainger $23.00 2 $46.00
TK21831991T 7 Leather Spats Gray • Grainger $21.32 2 $42.64
TK21831989T Chocolate 100 9 oz. Flame-Resistant Cotton Womens Welding Jacket Size M 28 Length • Grainger $28.45 1 $28.45
TK21831990T Green 100 9 oz. Flame-Resistant Cotton Welding Jacket Size XL 30 Length • Grainger $25.05 1 $25.05
TK21831987T Battery All Miller Helmet Series • Grainger $6.63 1 $6.63

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