A New Perspective

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.

Discussion Questions

  1. List five ways a drone can be used to understand a phenomenon that otherwise will remain unstudied.
  2. What are the ethical issues involved in civilian drone use?
  3. What are the impacts of drones on birds?

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