Air buzz: Dripping Springs students learn to program, pilot drones


Five years ago, Marisa Vickery — facilitator of learning and innovation at Walnut Springs Elementary School in Dripping Springs — was looking for a project to take part in as part of Hour of Code, a global event meant to demystify computer science for students.

That has turned into an emerging drone program at the school that teach students about drone safety and rules, how flight actually works, and how drones can be used in areas such as agriculture, search and rescue, and real estate industries.

For an in-depth look at Walnut Springs’ drone program, read the full story at www.512tech.com.



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