The Drone Thinking Initiative

Resources for Students

Here’s an assortment of articles to give an overview of what drones are up to today:

An animation of the history of drones (YouTube) – watch to learn more about the history of drones related to warfare and military. Or read this brief article, which sums up much of the same information.

The policy implications related to domestic drones can be find on A Primer on Domestic DronesDrone Etiquette (YouTube) may be something to keep in mind if you’re interested in using personal drones.

Both The Case for Drones  and The Moral Case for Drones present the other side of the public opinion and debate. Explore New Ways to Use Drones, as presented by NOVA.  One example of using drones for good includes the Air Shepherd Drone Program, which uses them to spot elephant and rhino poachers.

100 Dancing Drones Set World Record (YouTube) may be a source of drone footage inspiration. New York City Drone Film Festival – Home – UAVs go beyond just being useful for the natural sciences.  The New York City Drone Film Festival, now in its second year, is the self-proclaimed “world’s first event exclusively dedicated to celebrating the art of drone cinematography.”

Discuss and interact with a community of drone users at the DJI Forum.