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
[link http://www.udirc.com/7238 'UDI 818a HD Drone instruction guide'] SQ8 mini camera: [link http://org-info.mobi/shop/sq8-full-hd-1080p-mini-dv-manual-en.htm 'Instruction manual'] ; [link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWHSn7PYShg 'Youtube on how to use'] Kestral Drop: [link https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0084/9012/files/Kestrel_Drop_Hints.pdf?3180380253623266980 'Getting started'] ; [link https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0084/9012/files/Kestrel_Connect_Instructions_5813cac8-5175-42d1-b3f4-aa296b338b53.pdf?997709369378372651 'App instructions'] FAA info on drones: [link https://www.faa.gov/uas/getting_started/ 'Getting started'] Drones in STEM Learning Materials:
[link https://scied.ucar.edu/engineering-activities 'UAV learning activities developed by ESIP & UCAR']
UAV Performance Test: Carry a Payload: https://scied.ucar.edu/activity/uav-test-carry-payload How high is my drone flying? https://scied.ucar.edu/activity/uav-test-altitude A 3d View from a Drone: Make a 3d model from your photos https://scied.ucar.edu/activity/uav-3d-view [link http://www.unavco.org/education/professional-development/short-courses/course-materials/teacher-interpreter-development/2016-teacher-course-materials/2016-teacher-course-materials.html#uav 'UAVs in STEM Education'] - Using drones for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) investigations resources shared in 2016 workshops
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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKfsInxhrDI About the UDI 818A HD and some tips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPFlyxStnkw Flite Test - 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 you tail in (you turn too) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6btEFJJD4_o Quadcopter 101 flight lessons webpages - http://quadcopter101.blogspot.com/2014/12/quadcopter-flight-school-4-horizontal.html