Drones, Data, and the Great American Eclipse
- Working Agenda for the 2017 July 27 ESIP teacher track sessions --
- 8:30– Welcome, Introductions, ESIP Overview - Shelley Olds, ESIP Education Chair
- 9:00 – NOAA Data in the Classroom - June Teisan
- 10:00 - Using Mapping Tools to Work with Natural Hazards Data in the Classroom - Robert Downs
- 10:30 - break
- 11:00 – Getting the Most out of GOES-16 Data - Margaret Mooney
- 11:30 – The Great American Eclipse - Pat Reiff
- 12:00 - Eclipse Outdoor Activities
- 12:30 – LUNCH
- 1:30 – Distribute Drones, explore drone activities - Shelley Olds & LuAnn Dahlman
- 2:00 – Hands-on Drone Activities (in small groups)
- 3:30 – Break
- 4:00 – More hands-on!
- 4:45 – Summary discussions, Evaluation and wrap-up
- 5:30 - Adjourn
The ESIP summer meeting will take place in Bloomington, Indiana.
Conference information & registration is available at http://www.esipfed.org/meetings/upcoming-meetings/esip-summer-meeting-2017
Teacher registration is complimentary thanks to NOAA, but space is limited. Please identify yourself as a teacher when registering.
The first 15 registrants will receive a $200 travel stipend and a free recreational drone!
Resources for using drones in STEM
- Instruction Manuals:
- Drones in STEM Learning Materials:
- UAV Performance Test: Carry a Payload
- How high is my drone flying?
- A 3d View from a Drone: Make a 3d model from your photos
- Making 3D imagery:
Recap360 - a free online application for creating 3-D visualizations from a set of photographs: 
Trnio for Apple iOS: 
Scann3d for Android: 
Sketchfab to showcase your models: 
DroneDeploy: Software mapping from drones 
- Videos on learning to fly
About the UDI 818A HD and how to fly
About the UDI 818A HD and some tips
How to Fly a Multirotor - shows the controls! And does a good job on basics & safety. Demonstrates Back and forth; Walk the dog; Circle around your tail in (you turn too)
Quadcopter 101 flight lessons webpages