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Tuesday, July 19 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Educator's Workshop: Testing & Polishing STEM Activities for Recreational Drones

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15 educators selected through our application process will test and refine a range of activity ideas. Participants will make plans for facilitating STEM learning using recreational drones in clubs, classrooms, and for science fair activities. Participants will also learn of ESIP projects and learning activities that give learners a chance to apply skills in finding and using data. DRAFT AGENDA: 8:30am - Welcome, introductions, ESIP overview & distribute assembled drones to participants 9:00am - Safety concerns and Best Practices for documenting Drone Data (review of webinar content revised & updated) 9:30am - Flight school session 1 - UAV payloads / Activity 2 / Activity 3 (Three concurrent activities. Participants will be grouped according to flight experience) 10:00am - Break 10:30 - ESIP Education sampler sessions (~10 minutes each - connections to drones as possible) 11:20 - 12:00 - Lunch (NOTE: ESIP members who make 10-minute talks will be available the last 1/2 hour of lunch) 1:30 - Flight school session 2 3:00 - Break 3:30 - Brainstorm activities for e-book 4:40 - Evaluations & wrap-up

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LuAnn Dahlman

Science Writer and Editor, NOAA Climate Program Office
The U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit and its Climate Explorer application. Citizen Science project: Map my flood risk.

Tuesday July 19, 2016 2:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
Grand Ballroom
  Grand Ballroom, Workshop