Tulsa Research Kids presents Drone Fly-In


A revival of problem-solving through creative and critical thinking.

Friday, November 2
9 AM – 1 PM
Tulsa Community College
Riverside Campus
112 W. Beechcraft Drive
Tulsa, OK 74132
Contact:
Jaime Christensen
jaime.christensen@tulsastem.org

 

Teacher Registration

 

Innovators: K-12 students are invited to devote their minds and might to one or more of the following challenges:
  1. What is the history of drones?
  2. What advantages do drones have over more familiar means of flight?
  3. What are the applications of drones in military, meteorology, CSI, agriculture, distribution, construction, scientific research, first response and energy?
  4. What are the safety, technology and regulatory challenges associated with drones?
  5. What are the potential future uses of drones?
  6. How could a drone be changed/modified/adapted to other uses or to improve/increase its effectiveness?
  7. What are the current and future careers associated with drones?
  8. What are the parts of a drone and how do they work together to make it fly?
  9. What other facets of drone technology would you like to research?
Action:
  1. Study and answer one of the above questions.
  2. Students will prepare a 3’ x 4’ research poster to present their findings at the Drone Fly-In on Friday, November 2. The students will interact with fellow researchers from across the region over the lunch period for the event.
  3. A panel of researchers and experts in STEM will judge the student posters. 1st – 3rd place posters in elementary, middle, and high school will receive ribbons.
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In Partnership With

 

  • Tulsa Community College

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