Ready, Set, Drone! 3rd Edition

Price
2,995 USD
Options:Complete Program (Materials + Curriculum)
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Mini Drones, Elevated!

Take to the skies with mini drones! Paired with thrilling, easy-to-operate aerial robotics equipment, these 12, one-hour, collaborative lessons are the perfect introduction to the world of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). In this exploration of UAV technology, safety is a priority as students learn to fly and operate as a team while exploring the real-world applications and possibilities of drones. Putting critical thinking to the test, this multi-subject, inquiry-driven curriculum has students problem-solve through a thrilling exploration of drone physics, introducing learners to tomorrow's drone-filled future.

Grades: 4-8
Students: Up to 30
Contact Hours: 12+

Subject Targets:

Physical Science, Technology, Engineering Design, English Language Arts Connections

Reusability and Expansion:

  • Refill Kit Available: This product offers affordable refill kits. See the materials tab for details.
  • Fly Further with Add-On Kits: If you currently own Drone Designers 2nd Edition, you can easily expand your drone collection with the available Ready, Set, Drone! add-on package.
Settings & Tech Requirements

Recommended Settings:

  • Summer Camps
  • Classrooms
  • Before & After-School Programs
  • Homeschools

Tech requirements:

  • Droneology Jr.: One device per student (digital curriculum is compatible with internet-connected Macs, PC’s, iPads, Android tablets
    and Chromebooks.)
Curriculum Topics

Curriculum Topics:

  1. Essential Drone Knowledge
  2. Flight Safety
  3. Basic Piloting Skills
  4. Drone Physics
  5. Drone Rules & Ethics
  6. Real-World Applications of Drones
Professional Development

Product Orientation:

  • Half-hour free webinar orientation for purchases of $500+
  • One-hour free webinar orientation for purchases of $1000+
  • Additional training available for purchase
Materials

Complete Program Includes:

Ready, Set, Drone! 3rd Edition comes with all of the supplies needed for 30 students to complete 12 one-hour activities:

  • Instructor Guide: 1
  • Printed Student Pages: 30 sets
  • Printed Posters: 4
  • Droneology Jr. Premium Digital Course: 1
  • BrickLAB BrickPACKs: 6
  • Brick Separator: 1
  • Mesh Bag (for cleaning bricks): 1
  • Small Storage Containers: 8
  • Medium Storage Containers: 2
  • Large Storage Container: 1
  • #2 Pencils (12 pack): 3
  • Batteries (rechargeable AAA): 12
  • Battery Charger: 1
  • Colored Pencils (12 pack): 12
  • Composition Notebooks: 30
  • Flight Team Lanyards: 30
  • LiPo Batteries: 12
  • LiPo Battery Multi-Charger: 3
  • LiPo Safe Storage Bag: 1
  • Mini Quadcopters: 6
  • Mini Drone Battery Charger Packs: 6
  • Pencil sharpeners: 6
  • Safety Glasses: 30
  • Scissors: 12
  • Surge Protector: 1
  • Transparent Tape Dispensers: 12
  • USB Charging Cables: 6
  • Access to the Digital Resource Portal

Curriculum Print & Digital Includes:

  • Instructor Guide: 1
  • Printed Student Pages: 30 sets
  • Printed Posters: 4
  • Droneology Jr. Premium Digital Course: 1
  • Access to the Digital Resource Portal

Refill Kit Available:

Looking to use Ready, Set, Drone! with a new flight crew? This refill kit will get you back up and flying in no time!

  • Printed Student Pages: 30 sets
  • #2 Pencils (12 pack): 3
  • Colored Pencils (12 pack): 12
  • Composition Notebooks: 30
  • Drone Motors (4 pack): 1
  • Propellers (4 pack): 3
  • Transparent Tape Dispensers: 12

Add-On Package:

If you currently own Drone Designers 2nd Edition, this add-on package is the perfect addition to build your drone collection!

The Ready, Set, Drone! add-on package comes with all of the supplies needed for 30 students to complete 12 one-hour activities with the drones you already have:

  • Instructor Guide: 1
  • Printed Student Pages: 30 sets
  • Droneology Jr. Premium Digital Course: 1
  • BrickLAB BrickPACKs: 6
  • Brick Separator: 1
  • Mesh Bag (for cleaning bricks): 1
  • Small Storage Containers: 8
  • Medium Storage Containers: 2
  • Large Storage Container: 1
  • #2 Pencils (12 pack): 3
  • Colored Pencils (12 pack): 12
  • Composition Notebooks: 30
  • Flight Team Lanyards: 30
  • Pencil sharpeners: 6
  • Scissors: 12
  • Transparent Tape Dispensers: 12
  • Access to the Digital Resource Portal
Standards & Alignment

Habits of Mind:

16 thinking habits developed by Art Costa and Bena Kallick to empower students to succeed in a 21st-century learning environment.

  • Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations
  • Gathering Data Through All the Senses
  • Managing Impulsivity
  • Questioning and Posing Problems
  • Remaining Open to Continuous Learning
  • Taking Responsible Risks
  • Thinking About Thinking
  • Thinking Flexibly
  • Thinking Interdependently

21st Century Skills:

A set of widely-applicable abilities essential for success in the information age.

  • Communication and Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Information, Media and Technology Literacy
  • Leadership and Responsibility

© 2019 Battelle for Kids. battelleforkids.org. All Rights Reserved. Battelle for Kids was not involved in the production of this product and does not endorse it.

Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts:

© Copyright 2010. National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers. All rights reserved.

Next Generation Science Standards:*

* Next Generation Science Standards and NGSS is a registered trademark of WestEd. Neither WestEd nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.

International Society for Technology in Education:

  • ISTE 1d Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.
  • ISTE 2b Students engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices.
  • ISTE 7c Students contribute constructively to project teams, assuming various roles and responsibilities to work effectively toward a common goal.

ISTE Standards for Students, ©2016, ISTE® (International Society for Technology in Education), iste.org. All rights reserved. ISTE was not involved in the production of this product and does not endorse it.

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PCS Edventures Development Team:

PCS Edventures programs are crafted by educators, for educators. Our development team includes educators, curriculum specialists, writers and artists from all backgrounds. Together, we create programs that close learning gaps, promote equity, meet educational standards, support social-emotional learning, explore real-world careers and instill a life-long love of STEM in learners worldwide!

With decades of combined experience in classrooms, summer camps, after-school programs and so much more, your learning environment is in great hands.

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Ready, Set, Drone! 3rd Edition

Pricing Options:

  • Complete Program (Materials + Curriculum): 2,995.00 USD
  • Curriculum Print & Digital: 995.00 USD
  • Refill Kit: 350.00 USD
  • Add-On Package for Drone Designers: 2,125.00 USD

Recommended Settings:

  • Summer Camps
  • Classrooms
  • Before & After-School Programs
  • Homeschools

Tech requirements:

  • Droneology Jr.: One device per student (digital curriculum is compatible with internet-connected Macs, PC’s, iPads, Android tablets
    and Chromebooks.)

Curriculum Topics:

  1. Essential Drone Knowledge
  2. Flight Safety
  3. Basic Piloting Skills
  4. Drone Physics
  5. Drone Rules & Ethics
  6. Real-World Applications of Drones

Product Orientation:

  • Half-hour free webinar orientation for purchases of $500+
  • One-hour free webinar orientation for purchases of $1000+
  • Additional training available for purchase

Complete Program Includes:

Ready, Set, Drone! 3rd Edition comes with all of the supplies needed for 30 students to complete 12 one-hour activities:

  • Instructor Guide: 1
  • Printed Student Pages: 30 sets
  • Printed Posters: 4
  • Droneology Jr. Premium Digital Course: 1
  • BrickLAB BrickPACKs: 6
  • Brick Separator: 1
  • Mesh Bag (for cleaning bricks): 1
  • Small Storage Containers: 8
  • Medium Storage Containers: 2
  • Large Storage Container: 1
  • #2 Pencils (12 pack): 3
  • Batteries (rechargeable AAA): 12
  • Battery Charger: 1
  • Colored Pencils (12 pack): 12
  • Composition Notebooks: 30
  • Flight Team Lanyards: 30
  • LiPo Batteries: 12
  • LiPo Battery Multi-Charger: 3
  • LiPo Safe Storage Bag: 1
  • Mini Quadcopters: 6
  • Mini Drone Battery Charger Packs: 6
  • Pencil sharpeners: 6
  • Safety Glasses: 30
  • Scissors: 12
  • Surge Protector: 1
  • Transparent Tape Dispensers: 12
  • USB Charging Cables: 6
  • Access to the Digital Resource Portal

Curriculum Print & Digital Includes:

  • Instructor Guide: 1
  • Printed Student Pages: 30 sets
  • Printed Posters: 4
  • Droneology Jr. Premium Digital Course: 1
  • Access to the Digital Resource Portal

Refill Kit Available:

Looking to use Ready, Set, Drone! with a new flight crew? This refill kit will get you back up and flying in no time!

  • Printed Student Pages: 30 sets
  • #2 Pencils (12 pack): 3
  • Colored Pencils (12 pack): 12
  • Composition Notebooks: 30
  • Drone Motors (4 pack): 1
  • Propellers (4 pack): 3
  • Transparent Tape Dispensers: 12

Add-On Package:

If you currently own Drone Designers 2nd Edition, this add-on package is the perfect addition to build your drone collection!

The Ready, Set, Drone! add-on package comes with all of the supplies needed for 30 students to complete 12 one-hour activities with the drones you already have:

  • Instructor Guide: 1
  • Printed Student Pages: 30 sets
  • Droneology Jr. Premium Digital Course: 1
  • BrickLAB BrickPACKs: 6
  • Brick Separator: 1
  • Mesh Bag (for cleaning bricks): 1
  • Small Storage Containers: 8
  • Medium Storage Containers: 2
  • Large Storage Container: 1
  • #2 Pencils (12 pack): 3
  • Colored Pencils (12 pack): 12
  • Composition Notebooks: 30
  • Flight Team Lanyards: 30
  • Pencil sharpeners: 6
  • Scissors: 12
  • Transparent Tape Dispensers: 12
  • Access to the Digital Resource Portal

Habits of Mind:

16 thinking habits developed by Art Costa and Bena Kallick to empower students to succeed in a 21st-century learning environment.

  • Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations
  • Gathering Data Through All the Senses
  • Managing Impulsivity
  • Questioning and Posing Problems
  • Remaining Open to Continuous Learning
  • Taking Responsible Risks
  • Thinking About Thinking
  • Thinking Flexibly
  • Thinking Interdependently

21st Century Skills:

A set of widely-applicable abilities essential for success in the information age.

  • Communication and Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Information, Media and Technology Literacy
  • Leadership and Responsibility

© 2019 Battelle for Kids. battelleforkids.org. All Rights Reserved. Battelle for Kids was not involved in the production of this product and does not endorse it.

Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts:

© Copyright 2010. National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers. All rights reserved.

Next Generation Science Standards:*

* Next Generation Science Standards and NGSS is a registered trademark of WestEd. Neither WestEd nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.

International Society for Technology in Education:

  • ISTE 1d Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.
  • ISTE 2b Students engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices.
  • ISTE 7c Students contribute constructively to project teams, assuming various roles and responsibilities to work effectively toward a common goal.

ISTE Standards for Students, ©2016, ISTE® (International Society for Technology in Education), iste.org. All rights reserved. ISTE was not involved in the production of this product and does not endorse it.

PCS Edventures Development Team:

PCS Edventures programs are crafted by educators, for educators. Our development team includes educators, curriculum specialists, writers and artists from all backgrounds. Together, we create programs that close learning gaps, promote equity, meet educational standards, support social-emotional learning, explore real-world careers and instill a life-long love of STEM in learners worldwide!

With decades of combined experience in classrooms, summer camps, after-school programs and so much more, your learning environment is in great hands.

Customer Reviews

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Jessie G.
Ready, Set Drone

Top notch

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Cindy D.
Great!

The curriculum was very helpful with implementation of the Drones. I love the resources available at PCS Edventures

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Anson C.
Self-driven

It is very self-driven, allowing students to work at their own pace.

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Debbie K.
The kids really like flying the drones.

They stay engaged and look forward to it.

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Dereca H.
Students are always engaged

My students are always engaged when I teach the Drone Technology using PCS curriculum. They are learning and ready to fly the drones!!

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