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Mr. Aguilar from Los Angeles CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Working Together With Robots

My students need one Lego Windstorm EV3 for STEM.

  • $491 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The best part of robotics is getting something to work using the efforts of many different people and skills. - NASA Robotics Engineer Linda Kobayashi

My school is located in the community of South Central Los Angeles.

We are the home of the Lions where we always say, "Never, Never Give Up." I have 31 wonderful students that come to school ready to work and do their best. Our class logo is "Dedication - Hard Work." They come with a very diverse range of home structures: nuclear, single parent, foster and migrant, to name a few. My students love to be at school and enjoy learning, especially when the activities involve STEM. Many of them are already planning to become engineers, scientists, mathematicians, etc.

My Project

According to a new study by Latitude, an international research consultancy, robots can promote new learning and creativity possibilities in children and can offer new opportunities for technologists and educators to tackle common difficulties that kids come across during their learning process. I want this robot to promote creative risk-taking and self-direction and it can improve my students experiences with technology. They will build the robot after school. The students will use critical thinking to solve any problems they will encounter. Building a robot can be challenging but fun at the same time. They will have so much fun learning during their robotics time.

The hardest part of building robots is finding out something didn't work the way you expected.

When that happens, we usually have to go back to the drawing board and come up with some other creative way to do what we want. - NASA Robotics Engineer Linda Kobayashi. I want my student to find creative ways to solve problems when something doesn't work the way they want to. I need your help for this to be accomplish.

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Mr. Aguilar
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO(r) Mindstorms EV3 (31313) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $349.99 1 $349.99

Materials cost

$349.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.02

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$417.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.63

Total project goal

$490.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$490.89

1 Donor

-$490.89

Donations toward project cost

-$417.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.63

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$0.00

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