Olathe South High School Robotics Team Donor Derby Season 2018

Name: 
Jason Smith
Title: 
Olathe South High School Robotics Team Coach
School: 
Olathe South High School
Amount Requested: 
$5 000.00
Deadline: 
3/1/2018
My Students: 
Team 5268 is made up of Olathe South High School students who want to learn a wide variety of engineering using the FIRST Robotics competition as the vehicle. The students come from several programs including the Computer Science Academy. The team is challenged to develop a variety of skills and extend their academic studies beyond the classroom.
My Project: 
Since 1992 FIRST has been holding robotics competitions for high schools all around the world. For each competition there are specific rules the teams must abide by in creating and competing with their robots. Each team must fund and assemble a functioning robot, using their skills in science and technology exercising innovation and creativity. The 2018 season starts January 6, 2018. They have 6 weeks from this date to create a robot that will perform tasks specific to the years competition.
My Students Need: 
There are a large number of costs associated with running a robotics team. The entry fee alone is $5000 and we there is cost of all the materials needed to create the robot.
Discipline Area(s): 
Business
Club
Industrial Technology
Literature/Writing/Speaking
Math
Science
Technology
Grade Level(s): 
9-12
Budget Info: 
Materials/Items: 
Robot Parts/ Replacements
Cost: 
$3 000.00
Materials/Items: 
Team Shirts/Outreach
Cost: 
$1 000.00
Materials/Items: 
Food and Transportation
Cost: 
$1 000.00
$950.00
$4050.00 still needed
6 donors