DRONETECH Educator Workshop:
Drones and Geospatial ApplicationS

This workshop is intended for secondary and post-secondary instructors teaching in STEM related disciplines with focus on developing and integrating practical applications of drone and geospatial technology use into course curriculum. Ongoing applied research projects will provide data and examples of how drones and geospatial technology can be used to enhance STEM education into subject areas. Various software will be utilized in the processing of digital imagery. 

Mission Preparation Checklist

In this video, Co-PI Zackary Nicklin and DRONETECH Director, Tom Biller go through a mission preparation checklist that must be complete before taking flight.

Preparing Your Mission Profile

In this video, Co-PI Zackary Nicklin goes through the process of preparing your mission profile before taking flight.

Take-Off Checklist

In this video, Co-PI Zackary Nicklin and DRONETECH Director, Tom Biller go through the take-off checklist that must be complete before taking flight.

Geospatial Applications Session 1.1

DRONETECH Educator Workshop: Drones and Geospatial Applications – Session 1.1. Co-PI, Ben Richason from St. Cloud State University provides an introduction to the workshop and goes through the workshop rationale.

Geospatial Applications Session 1.2

DRONETECH Educator Workshop: Drones and Geospatial Applications Session 1.2. Co-PI, Ben Richason from St. Cloud State University covers the different types of UAS analysis. 

Geospatial Applications Session 1.3

DRONETECH Educator Workshop: Drones and Geospatial Applications Session 1.3. In this session, we brought in a guest speaker – Greg Emerick from Sentra to discuss how drones and geospatial applications are utilized in the industry.

Geospatial Applications Session 1.4

DRONETECH Educator Workshop: Drones and Geospatial Applications Session 1.4. In this session, we brought in a guest speaker – Kirk Stueve from Precision Ag to discuss how drones and geospatial applications are utilized in the Ag industry. 

Geospatial Applications Session 1.5

DRONETECH Educator Workshop: Drones and Geospatial Applications Session 1.5. Steve Sorenson from Northland Community and Technical College discusses UAS imagery and GIS. 

Geospatial Applications Session 2.1

DRONETECH Educator Workshop: Drones and Geospatial Applications Session 2.1. In this session, Co-PI, Ben Richason from St. Cloud State University discusses lesson plan design.

Geospatial Applications Session 2.2

DRONETECH Educator Workshop: Drones and Geospatial Applications Session 2.2. In this session, Co-PI, Ben Richason from St. Cloud State University and Steve Sorenson from Northland Community and Technical College go over lesson plan examples for use in secondary and post-secondary education.

This material is based in part upon work supported by the National Science Foundation (DUE 1501629, 1700615 and 1902574). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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