Drones 7-9

Take STEM to new heights! In this course, students fly an enthusiast caliber drone once they complete the required flight instruction, safety training, and practice time. The course is taught by FAA certified remote pilots.

The course includes activities such as obstacle courses, a search and rescue simulation, a team-based engineering challenge, and a detailed unit on programming drones using publicly available APIs. Prior experience with computer programming is not required.

Lesson topics include the physics of drone flight, general aviation knowledge, commercial and industrial applications of drones, and ethical and future considerations of drone technology.

Summer 2019 Drones 7-9 Class Sections

Session Dates Location Time
Session I 6/17/2019 - 6/28/2019 Fairfax Morning
Session II 7/1/2019 - 7/12/2019 Chantilly Morning
Session III 7/15/2019 - 7/26/2019 Ashburn Morning
Session IV 7/29/2019 - 8/9/2019 Chantilly Morning
Session V 8/12/2019 - 8/23/2019 Fairfax Morning