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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PHD Researcher Charts Success of Drones in the Classroom

Educator Spotlight: Professor Tryfon Sivenas How do we measure the effectiveness of DroneBlocks? Well, the spread of our programs across the United States and around the world has been a key indicator – and the excitement we witness time and time again from students keeps us going…but where’s the data? We’ve always believed that Drones […]

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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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Section 889 & NDAA Compliance for Drone Education Programs

In the evolving educational technology landscape, drones have soared to the forefront as a dynamic tool for learning, offering students hands-on experiences in fields like science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). However, for schools navigating the complexities of integrating drone technology into their curriculum, particularly those benefiting from federal grants, understanding and adhering to legal […]

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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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Propeller Guards: Safety Meets Creativity

In the ever-evolving world of educational technology, the latest game-changer has arrived: the Autonomous Drone Kit – Level II from DroneBlocks. This cutting-edge kit introduces the next generation of classroom-friendly micro-drones, the Crazyflies, poised to replace the once-popular DJI Tello in the realm of STEM education. With an emphasis on programmable drones kits specifically designed […]

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Understanding FCC Part 15 Regulations for FPV Drones

For enthusiasts and professionals alike, the world of First Person View (FPV) drones offers an exhilarating experience, bridging the gap between high-flying adventures and cutting-edge technology. However, navigating the legal airspace of FPV drone operation involves more than understanding aerodynamics and mastering flight controls. A key aspect of responsible drone operation lies in compliance with […]

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