Kid-Made Drone Videos

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Drones are becoming an everyday tool in society, from the workforce to backyard play to schools. We know that educational drones can help kids in middle school and elementary school grasp important STEAM concepts in fun, hands-on ways.  Creating drone videos from drone video footage is a fun-filled, multi-stage, expressive and technical activity. When it […]

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

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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 […]

Character Development in Education: The Drone Legends Mission

character development

Recently, I was asked why I made the pivot into education. Specifically, why drones? It got me thinking about the main purpose behind Drone Legends as a company and as an education program.  That reason is to inspire character development in educators and students. Here’s a preview of what that means to Drone Legends and […]

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 […]

Drones and Agriculture: Drone Legends Interviews Dimitra

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This is the first in a series to inspire everyone in the Drone Legends community (administrators, educators, volunteers, parents, and kids) with a peek into how drones are used in the real world. First up, we’re exploring drones and agriculture. Ben Wark, a director from the international AgTech company, Dimitra, shared with us how drones […]

Drone Clubs Near Me

Drone Clubs Near Me

Joining a drone club is THE FUNNEST way to learn and explore mechanics, flight, coding, and more. Many drone clubs are popping up these days, giving kids and adults a sharper knowledge of STEM in a hands-on, get-in-the-mix, work-together environment.  If you’re wondering where to get kids involved with drones or learn how to fly […]

Drones and Enrichment Programs

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Enrichment programs aren’t only for the gifted kids who buzz through classroom coursework with ease. Extracurricular programs can fuel the interests of any student.  To meet the demand for STEM learning, drone enrichment programs are launching everywhere. (We’re stoked to see it!) Drones and enrichment programs give students real-world experiences. These include hands-on STEM application, […]

Drones and Problem-Based Learning (PBL)

drones and problem based learning

Drones can help kids adopt a strong problem-solving approach to learning. They try. They fail. They immediately see how and why they failed. They troubleshoot. They try again. We love watching that grit grow, as kids need to persevere through problems and use all of their cognitive powers to find solutions. Drones and problem-based learning […]

Why We Should Be Teaching STEM With Drones to Fourth and Fifth Graders

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By now, the idea of using drones to get students excited about STEM isn’t new. In fact, drones have become widely embraced as a great way to engage students in STEM subjects by providing a powerful intersection of diverse disciplines such as coding, physics, engineering, and mathematics. Most approaches to teaching STEM do a great […]