Young students are learning about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in a hands-on drone project hosted by Nebraska’s Metropolitan Community College (MCC). The CEENbot Drone course, which began earlier this month, allows students to use 3D-printed parts to construct [Read More]
Creative-computing company Tynker is rolling out a new U.K. school curriculum that includes a course on drone programming, which will be executed in partnership with Parrot. Besides the new drone course, the new curriculum – to be offered for the [Read More]
With more than 16 registered events, 1,085 participants and 92 volunteers, Drone Discovery will have a strong presence in South Carolina this month, according to an announcement from Clemson, S.C.-based Clemson University. Youth will conduct the Drone Discovery challenge throughout [Read More]
The Flybrix DIY kit allows users to build Lego drones, fly them, crash them and then start all over again – all while using STEM concepts.
On Sept. 26, 500 middle school students will be arriving at New Mexico State University (NMSU) for an “Unmanned Aircraft Systems Roadshow,” which, according to the university, will teach them science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) concepts. NMSU says the [Read More]
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University recently kicked off construction of its new STEM Education Center, located at the college’s Prescott, Ariz., campus. According to Embry-Riddle, the $22 million, 52,500-square-foot facility is expected to be ready at the beginning of next year’s fall [Read More]
The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.2 million to Tuskegee, Ala.-based Tuskegee University to bring drone technology to high school students and their teachers during an annual summer program. Spearheaded by the university’s computer science department, the project will engage [Read More]
The agency has decided that a student’s UAS operation falls under the definition of “model aircraft,” as long as he or she is not compensated.
Two New Jersey City University (NJCU) professors and an NJCU doctoral student have collaborated on “Drones in Education: Let Your Students’ Imaginations Soar,” a book for educators that details the benefits of introducing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology into a [Read More]
WashingtonExec is holding a K-12 science, technology, engineering (STEM) symposium – which will include a focus on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – in Herndon, Va., on March 12. Sponsors of the event include The Aerospace Corp., Vencore and Siemens Government [Read More]