Red Hook and East NY Kids Are Learning to Fly Drones at New, Free Digital Literacy Camp #drone #droneday
35 young engineers in Brooklyn are getting to learn all about Drones through a free day camp. Learn more from the BKReader:
“We are delighted to work with Good Shepherd Services to offer this innovative program to students across Brooklyn. The program is part of our commitment to create meaningful opportunities for digital literacy education across New York and around the country, giving students the skills they need to expand their knowledge and gain greater insight into the innovation economy,” said Timothy Tapia, director of external affairs with AT&T. “Programs like the AT&T Summer Soaring Project will help bridge the digital divide that exists in too many communities, leading to greater diversity in the tech sector.”
The student participants were provided education on programming, uses for drones and how to fly and navigate drones. They were introduced to the basic science behind drones, including physics, aerodynamics, robotics and electronics.
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