Youth To Explore Drones in World’s Largest Youth-Led Engineering Design Challenge

Learnuasag's logoWASHINGTON, D.C. (May 18, 2016) — Drones are revolutionizing the way we work and play, whether you are a filmmaker looking for the perfect aerial shot, a rescue worker mapping damage from natural disaster or a farmer determining how to increase crop yield. As drones play an increasingly important role in the world around us, 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD) 2016 introduces youth to the burgeoning field of drones in a hands-on, interactive design challenge.

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boys and girls at a drone camp sitting at a table learning about how to use quadcopter drones

4-H Drone Camp

 

 

FAA approves use of UAS by students at accredited educational institutions

eXtension Unmanned Aircraft in Agriculture Learning Network logoMay 4, 2016. UAS may be used to conduct demonstrations at schools or other community-sponsored events provided the person operating the aircraft is (1) not compensated, or (2) any compensation received is neither directly nor incidentally related to that person’s operation of the aircraft at such events…

read the memorandum… Interpretation-Educational-Use-of-UAS