STEM Summer Camp at Dana Hall 2016

Posted by admin on October 18, 2016 at 18:41

Derrick G. is a repeat teacher for Brooklyn Aerodrome and this year I decided to visit to see what his class was up to. This post will cover some of the designs the students came up with.

Once again I am blown away with how creative these teenagers are. This process does exactly the right thing in combining creativity, real physical constraints (needs to fly) and the endless problem solving that happens as a result.

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How Building a Flack has Worked in Classrooms

Posted by admin on October 17, 2016 at 18:14

We have been doing group builds with the Flack from the very beginning of Brooklyn Aerodrome. Our first big build with kids was at Beam Camp in 2010–it seems a long time ago. Since then we have done a few programs with Dalton (20122014), Brooklyn College in (2015, 2016), Civil Air Patrol and it goes on. I am guessing that around 1,000 Flacks have been built in education settings since we started and a lot more than that if you include makers who keyed off of the Make Magazine Article or the book DIY R/C Airplanes from Scratch.

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