Ready, Set, Drone! - Second Edition

  • 2,995.00 USD
Mini Drones, Take Two!

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 capture aerial photos and videos, 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

Recommended Settings:

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

Tech requirements:

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

Tello Quadcopters: One smartphone or tablet required per drone as a radio controller. (Requires Android 4.4.0 or later, iOS 9.0 or later. Not compatible with FireOS, Amazon's tablet operating system.)

Curriculum Topics:

  • Essential Drone Knowledge
  • Flight Safety
  • Basic Piloting & Photo Skills
  • Drone Physics
  • Drone Rules & Ethics
  • Real-World Applications of Drones

Fly Further with Add-On Kits:

Using the same mini-drones, take your learners to new heights with add-on kits! Each add-on kit includes the curriculum and print materials needed to expand your existing mini-drone program.

The Ready, Set, Drone! add-on kit is designed to supplement your Drone Designers or Coding with Drones complete program.

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! 2nd 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
  • Curriculum Digital Download: 1
  • 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: 36
  • 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
  • Pencil sharpeners: 6
  • Prop Guards (4 pack): 6
  • Propellers (4 pack): 6
  • Quadcopter Carry Cases: 6
  • Safety Glasses: 30
  • Scissors: 12
  • Transparent Tape Dispensers: 12
  • USB Charging Cables: 6

Curriculum Printed Copy Includes:

  • Instructor Guide: 1
  • Printed Student Pages: 30 sets

Curriculum Printed Copy Includes:

Instructor Guide only, which includes master copies of all student pages.

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): 6
  • Composition Notebooks: 30
  • Prop Guards (4 pack): 3
  • Propellers (4 pack): 3
  • Transparent Tape Dispensers: 6

Add-On Package:

If you currently own Drone Designers or Coding with Drones, 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:

  • Instructor Guide: 1
  • Printed Student Pages: 30 sets
  • Curriculum Digital Download: 1
  • Droneology Jr. Premium Digital Course: 1
  • BrickLAB BrickPACKs: 6
  • Brick Separator: 1
  • Mesh Bag (for cleaning bricks): 1
  • Small Storage Containers: 7
  • Medium Storage Containers: 1
  • Large Storage Container: 1
  • #2 Pencils (12 pack): 3
  • Colored Pencils (12 pack): 12
  • Composition Notebooks: 30
  • Flight Team Lanyards: 30
  • Pencil Sharpeners: 6
  • Prop Guards (4 pack): 6
  • Scissors: 12
  • Transparent Tape Dispensers: 12

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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