Drone Designers: Exploring STEAM Careers

PCS EdventuresSKU: DRONESTEAM

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$2,995
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Description

Drones are transforming the world of arts and entertainment, performing alongside artists as diverse as Metallica, Drake and Cirque du Soleil. Follow in the footsteps of the world’s groundbreaking drone designers, weaving together the engineering design process and principles of aerodynamics as learners collaborate to costume, choreograph and code tiny aerial robots in creative performances. Use your imagination, problem-solve and explore STEAM careers through the innovative ways drones are being used for good!

Grades: 4-8
Students: Up to 30
Contact Hours: 12+ hours

Subject Targets:

Art/STEAM, English Language Arts, Technology

Tech Requirements:

6 compatible devices (one per drone) running the DroneBlocks app and 6 additional Wifi-enabled devices for accessing music.

The DroneBlocks app requires the use of a Wifi-enabled smartphone, tablet, Chromebook, desktop or laptop running Android, iOS or ChromeOS. (Note: DroneBlocks is not compatible with FireOS, the operating system for Amazon tablets.)

Recommended Settings:

  • Classrooms looking for hands-on STEAM activities
  • After-school programs
  • Summer camps

Activity Highlights:

  • Costume, choreograph and code mini-drones in aerial acrobatic performances.
  • Explore drone technology, the iterative design process and the science of aerodynamics through a curriculum aimed at engaging learners in STEAM.

Curriculum Topics:

  • Art and Technology
  • Autonomous Drone Operations
  • Algorithms & Programming
  • Engineering Design Process
  • Real-World Careers

Complete Program Includes:

Drone Designers comes with an Instructor Guide, a Curriculum Digital Download and all the print materials and supplies needed to engage 30 learners over 12 lessons:

  • Drone Designers online course student licenses Licenses: 50
  • Cardstock (white) (250ct): 1
  • Cardstock (asst. glitter colors) (40ct): 1
  • Colored pencils (12pk): 6
  • Construction paper (50 pk): 1
  • Craft foam (24ct): 1
  • Digital scale: 1
  • LED button light: 6
  • LiPo batteries: 12
  • LiPo battery multi-charger: 3
  • LiPo safe storage bag: 1
  • Metal washers: 60+
  • Mini quadcopters: 6
  • Pencils (#2) (12pk): 3
  • Pencil sharpeners: 6
  • Plastic container: 1
  • Production Team Lanyards: 30
  • Protective cages (for quadcopters): 6
  • Safety glasses: 30
  • Scissors: 31
  • Storage tub: 1
  • String (ball): 1
  • Superglue (6pk): 1
  • Tape (double-sided-rolls): 6
  • Tape (masking tape rolls): 6
  • Team tote bags: 6
  • Tissue paper (24ct): 1
  • USB charging cables: 6
  • Velcro fasteners (12ct): 6

Refill Kit:

Looking to use Drone Designers with a new flight crew? This refill kit will get you back up and flying in no time!

  • Cardstock (asst. glitter colors) (40ct): 1
  • Cardstock (white) (250ct): 1
  • Colored pencils (12pk): 6
  • Craft foam (24ct): 1
  • Designer’s Notebooks: 30
  • LED Bottle Light: 6
  • Pencils (#2) (12pk): 3
  • Protective cages (for quadcopters): 3
  • String (ball): 1
  • Superglue: 6
  • Tape (double-sided-rolls): 6
  • Tape (masking tape rolls): 6
  • Tissue paper (24ct): 1
  • Velcro fasteners (12ct): 6

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