Drones provide interesting new perspectives on the world. Turns out, the images and angles are not only spectacular, but also valuable to rescue crews and social scientists.
NGSS Performance Expectation: Develop a model to generate data for iterative testing and modification of a proposed object, tool, or process such that an optimal design can be achieved.
NC Essential Science Standards: None.
- List five ways a drone can be used to understand a phenomenon that otherwise will remain unstudied.
- What are the ethical issues involved in civilian drone use?
- What are the impacts of drones on birds?
- Amazon Prime Air — Amazon.com
- Using drones for social science research — RTI International
- Drones in Science — Nature
- Drones don’t faze birds — Science