Introduction to Drones -Fall 2022 Session I

Learn about Unmanned Aerial Systems and all the basics of operating Drones

This course provides an overview of drone design, operation, and safety. Upon completion, students will be eligible to enroll our in Drone License Exam Preparation course.

Course curriculum

  • 2

    Week 1 - Introduction to UAS and UAVs

    • Introduction to UAS and UAVs

    • Video 1: Drones

    • Video 2: Drones

    • Drones Learning Activity for Week 1: Word Scramble

  • 3

    Week 2: Identify the components of a UAS, Identify different types of UAS's, Identify different fuels for UAS's

    • UAS Components, Types, and Fuels

    • Drones Learning Activity for Week 2: Word Search

  • 4

    RADAR and LiDAR

    • Quiz: Introduction to UAS and UAVs

    • RADAR and LiDAR

  • 5

    Week 4: What Can Drones Actually Do Anyway

    • What exactly can a UAS/Drone do anyway?

    • Presentation: What Can Drones Actually Do Anyway?

  • 6

    Week 5: UAS Sensors (Professional UAS breakdown)

    • UAS Sensors

  • 7

    Week 6: Drones Final Project

    • UAS Careers

    • Before We Go...

    • Resource Links: Introduction to Drones