Mission 1: Flight Training

Students learn about drones, the basic principles of flight, and practice flight skills while aiding in emergency relief efforts after a hurricane in Puerto Rico.

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Mission 2: Fighting Fires

Students learn how to use automatic drone flight modes. They also learn about fighting forest fires using controlled burns. They use the flipping mode to create a controlled burn and stop a forest fire.

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Mission 3: Erebus Expedition

Students learn how to create a sequence of commands to give to a peer, then they create a sequence of commands to give to the drone using code.They learn about fumaroles on Mount Erebus in Antarctica and map the fumaroles using measurements obtained with the drone.

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Mission 4: Shark Watch

Students learn how to use loops in a coded sequence to repeat a portion of the code.They also learn about how drones are used to detect and prevent sharks from attacking swimmers near coastlines.

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Mission 6: Helper Bees

Students learn about the declining bee population and then use drones to help build programs to pollinate flowers.Students learn about 3D coordinates and use coordinates to make the drone pollinate.

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Mission 7: Drone Racing

Students design and build a drone racing course with their team. They work together as a class to build and fly a big obstacle course, then work as a small team to code their drone through their obstacle.

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Mission 9: Koala Care

Students use their drones to gather information about Koalas and then create a video to raise awareness about Koala’s habitat destruction.

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