STEM Lesson Plan & Activities - DRONE Year 4/5/6

STEM Lesson Plan and Activities
DRONE Years 4-7
 
Unit Goal:
*Students to be able to get a feel for the drone by putting it through a series of
manoeuvrers.
*To research and present briefly about; history of the drone, safety, ethical
issues, technology behind it, laws/rules about the use of drones in our society
at present.
*To see the wider purposeful application for the drone in our everyday living
now and beyond. Work in small groups to come up with a challenge/problem
and how to solve it, using the drone (to demonstrate). In can include a Maths,
Science or Technology perspective.
*To be able to pair the drone with a device (tablet, iPhone) and control its
movements.
 
Lesson 1.
To view two clips about the drone to get discussion being generated.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CYT4PFV_Hs Pizza delivery
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiwJwtlGrWg - Man on drone brings in Soccer Ball to a
match
Discuss insights, applications, problem, anything found interesting and surprising for further
follow up later. Record comments for later reference.
Lesson 2.
Have a turn of being a controller and try and perform the following;
*Fly up, down and land the drone.
*Do a flip 360 degrees.
*Complete a full turn, fly back down and land.
*Flying in a square, zig zag pattern