New STEM product teaches students about drones
SAFEDrone, from STEMPilot, is a third through 12th grade curriculum teaching students to understand classroom engineering, science and math by learning to fly drones. Sixth through 12th grade students can advance to fly small quad-copters in the classroom. Third through fifth grade students can prepare for future flight training on the SAFEDrone simulator. The curriculum includes detailed lesson plans aligned with NGSS. Students remain engaged in learning watching the multi-media videos in each lesson plan. The most advanced students can design and fly an obstacle course with the supplied foam classroom obstacles. All activities are done in the classroom or gym. High School students can advance to prepare for the FAA Part 107 Unmanned Commercial Pilot License written exam on any PC with our partner, King Schools.
Classroom Kits include everything needed to implement this program with 1–10 SAFEDrone simulation software and wireless controllers, 5-10 Guarded Prop Quad-Copters, SAFEDrone Curriculum and Lesson Plan, STEMPilot Curriculum with Lesson Plan, 36 pair of safety glasses, 1 Foam Altitude Hold Post, 5 classroom Foam Obstacles 16-40 Bulls Eye landing targets, spare batteries, chargers and props.
For more information contact STEMPilot in Waterbury, CT, at 203-527-5747, [email protected] or www.stempilot.com. STEMPilot is a Connecticut manufacturer of K-12 curriculum, flight and drone simulators used in classroom education.