Drones and Science

drones and science

Technology and science go together like peanut butter and jelly. For centuries, they have worked together to help humanity create inventions that solve big problems. Technology relies on scientific discoveries to develop solutions, whereas science uses technology to improve research, often leading to new discoveries. Drones technology is used in scientific applications across a wide […]

Drones in the Classroom: An Interview with Mark Kaercher

The Importance of Drones in the Classroom

The Drone Legends team recently interviewed Mark Kaercher, a math teacher of over 25 years who now runs a sixth grade Innovation Lab. We discussed what it’s like to run his learning/simulation center and how Mark connected with Drone Legends. We asked Mark how the Drone Legends curriculum has impacted his students and why he […]

Drones for 6th Grade

Drones for 6th grade

The first year of middle school can be intimidating for many students. As an educator, it can be challenging to engage this unique group, especially when they’re getting used to the transition from elementary school to 6th grade.  Drones for 6th grade are an effective way for you to engage students in STEM learning. Drones […]

Drones for 5th Grade

Drones for 5th grade

As they prepare to enter middle school, 5th grade students are refining the skills they’ve learned in upper elementary school. STEM education is an excellent way to prepare students for the future, and drones for 5th grade students can enhance STEM learning. Drones aren’t just toys, they’re also powerful educational tools, and when used in […]

Drones for 4th Grade

Drones for 4th Grade

Students have a lot to learn in 4th grade – some days, you might wonder how you’ll cover it all! Between classroom management, assessments, and aligning your curriculum with the standards, it can be challenging to fit everything in and meet the needs of your students. STEM education provides a way for students to get […]

STEM Tournaments in School

STEM Tournaments in School

There are a million ways to engage students with STEM learning, but when you turn it into a competition, you reach a new level of engagement and excitement. STEM tournaments in school are an excellent way for kids of all ages to build critical skills and have fun too! There’s a time and a place […]

Drone Projects for Students

drone projects

Students can’t wait to get their hands on drones— it doesn’t matter if it’s inside the classroom or right outside their home. Test, fly, launch, land: drones are an amazing tool for fun, hands-on learning for all ages.  How can students explore useful, career-ready skills using drones? Here’s a peek at how drone projects can […]

Drone Science Project Ideas

drone science project

Hands-on science projects continue to pioneer the STEM movement in modern education. Since 1901, classroom science projects have allowed students and young researchers to shed light on scientific uncertainties and discover real, applicable findings.  These days, students can take these projects to new heights with the amazing technology available to consumers and classrooms. One technology […]

Drones for School Programs: an Administrator’s Guide

school administrator

Drones are trending in schools these days— and for great reasons. If you work at a school, you’ve heard stories from colleagues or students about the “W-O-W” of drone programs.  Does this mean you should consider a drone education program for your school?  Keep reading to learn how drones can benefit everyone from your school […]

Using Drones in Math

drones in math

Math is critical for drone use in all fields. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are used in everything from professional videography to advanced military missions to agriculture.  Drones in math make perfect sense. Drones only operate because of mathematical and physical principles. They can be groundbreaking (and fun) tools teachers use to encourage a love of […]