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Smart Phone/iPod Touch Donations

Seaman Schools is looking for donations of used smartphone or iPod touch devices. Donated devices will be used to create classroom kits for virtual reality experiences. The devices are put into virtual reality headsets, such as Google Cardboards, to send students on virtual trips around the world to explore oceans, walk through ancient ruins, and even take trips to outer space. Before donating, please make sure your device meets the required specifications: Android version 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or later iPhone 4s or later iPod touch 5th generation or later Devices will only be accepted if the previous data has been erased. Follow these instructions for Android devices and these steps for Apple devices if you are unsure how to clear your device. If possible, include the device’s charger along with the donation. Please drop off in person or mail any devices to:

Megan Nussbaum
Seaman Education Center
901 NW Lyman Rd
Topeka, KS 66608.