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Flying High and Touching the Sky

Students at Ridgeland Elementary School visited the Jasper County School District STEM Bus and learned the importance of drone technology, and how drones are used around the world every day. Students were able to make real world connections and gain an understanding of the various careers that use drones in their daily work. Students learned how meteorologist use drones to assist in tracking weather, how real estate agents use drones to buy and sell properties all over the world, and how our nation's intelligence agencies use drones as a form of surveillance. After discussing the basic foundations of drones and how they are used, students were able to use drones to practice taking off, landing, and completing obstacle courses.

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