2017 Summer Class
TECHNOLOGY BOOTCAMP – INNOVATIVE DRONE EXPLORATION
Grade: G9-12 (entering this fall)
Max Enroll: 12
Tuition*: $350/Student or bring a friend for $600/ two students
Drones are the future and the future is NOW!
Drones are unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) which are aircrafts without a human pilot on board. From their origins in the military, drones are now highly demanded in many other areas; agriculture, archeology, survey, filmmaking and etc. – just about anything. Companies such as Amazon and Google are testing ways to deliver packages via drone in the future. The Teal Group, a market research company, reported the world spent about $4 billion on UAVs in 2015 and projects UAV spending will increase to more than $14 billion by 2024. Now is the perfect time for young people to get involved in this growing industry!
At mYe, we believe the best way to learn something, is just “Do it”! This program has been designed to encourage teamwork, curiosity, critical thinking, courage, and creativity. During this Bootcamp, the students will work with their teammates (3-4 students/team) to build a drone from SCRATCH! Through hands-on activities, the students will get exposure to drone safety and regulation, assembly, configuration, flight modes, programming and scripting. At the end of the workshop, students will program their drone for performing simulation UAV competition tasks.
With the booming development of UAV technologies, this course is surely going to help students build a good foundation for entering UAV competitions or pursuing UAV for future career.
It’s time to take off and build critical 21st century STEAM skills –join us!
About the instructor:
Mr. Gu is a Mechatronics Engineer working for a big three company’s R&D Center. During his spare time, he has created various innovative projects, like: UAV (he has created more than 50 drones), motorcycle, Autonomous lawnmower, 3D printed products, and many other high tech gadgets. Please visit his YouTube Channel for examples: https://www.youtube.com/user/Zeranmega.
- Previous experience in programming is required. Java and C are preferred
- Previous experience in Robotics is plus.
- Good teamwork ethics
Required devices: A laptop with a mouse
*Students will be divided into 3-4 people teams. In-class material will be provided. If students would like to take the drone home, please contact mYe for parts pricing.
August 5, 12, 19, and 26:
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2125 Butterfield Drive
Troy, Michigan 48084