Educator Spotlight, Leroy Friesenhan at Saint Michael’s Catholic Academy

Students Take the Lead in Pioneering Drone Light Show  The DroneBlocks Light Show Kit has been one of the many exciting new releases from DroneBlocks this past year by inspiring students to get creative with their code. For one Robotics Club in Austin, Texas – the light show kit has really taken off! In this […]

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Mastering Low-Level Control in Quadruped Robotics

In the evolving landscape of robotics, the Unitree quadrupeds represent a significant leap forward, embodying the fusion of advanced engineering and sophisticated control systems. At the heart of its agility and versatility lies an essential concept in robotics: low-level control. Understanding this foundational layer is not just about grasping how robots move but appreciating the […]

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How Crazyflie Drones are Pioneering the Future of Autonomous Flight

Crazyflie drones, developed by Bitcraze, have been a staple in research labs across the globe, including prestigious institutions like New York University and ETH Zurich. These drones are celebrated for their size, durability, accuracy, and most importantly, their open-source nature which allows for extensive customization and experimentation. Recognizing the educational potential of such advanced technology, […]

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Use DroneBlocks with the Crazyflie Drone

This just in! The Crazyflie Drone included in the Autonomous Drones – Level II kit is now compatible with the DroneBlocks block coding app! You can now drag & drop block code to plan your autonomous Crazyflie flight path. This year, the Crazyflie stepped into the spotlight as DroneBlocks’ premier autonomous micro drone for classrooms, […]

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The Implications of the “Countering CCP Drones Act

In a significant legislative move, the “Countering CCP Drones Act” has been introduced in the 118th Congress, aiming to amend the Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act of 2019. This proposed amendment seeks to address the growing concerns around telecommunications and video surveillance equipment and services produced or provided by DJI Technologies, a company commonly […]

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Understanding Remote ID and Applying for a FRIA at Your School

The advent of drone technology has revolutionized various sectors, including education. Drones offer an interactive way to engage students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields, providing hands-on experience with technology that is shaping the future. However, integrating drones into educational settings comes with challenges, especially regarding safety, privacy, and regulatory compliance. This post […]

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Discover the Future of STEM Education with DroneBlocks’ Diverse Drone Programs

Drone technology is revolutionizing STEM education, offering students unique, hands-on experiences that bridge the gap between theoretical learning and real-world application. DroneBlocks is at the forefront of this educational evolution, providing various programs designed to engage, educate, and inspire students of all ages and skill levels. From the complexity of coding autonomous flights to the […]

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Educational Drones vs. Toy Drones

In the dynamic realm of drone technology, the decision between selecting an educational drone, like the Crazyflie drones featured in the DroneBlocks Autonomous Drones – Level II kit, and a toy drone found online is pivotal for educators, hobbyists, and students alike. This comparison aims to highlight the distinctions between these two drone categories, emphasizing […]

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How Quadrupeds are Pioneering Advances for the Visually Impaired

In an era where technology bridges the gap between capability and aspiration, quadruped robots emerge as beacons of hope for the visually impaired. DroneBlocks, at the forefront of integrating cutting-edge robotics into education, offers the Unitree quadruped robot, a sophisticated device. This initiative enhances robotics and computer science programs and lays the groundwork for significant […]

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Future of STEM Education with Crazyflie: A Leap Forward in Classroom Drone Coding

In the evolving landscape of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education, the integration of innovative tools like programmable drones has transformed traditional learning paradigms. The introduction of the Autonomous Drone Kit – Level II by DroneBlocks marks a significant milestone in this journey, offering an unparalleled educational experience. The kit features the advanced Crazyflie […]

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