STEM Global Drone Drop Curriculum

An authentic global health challenge is the delivery of critical medical supplies (e.g., vaccines, blood products, etc.) to remote communities. In this engineering design challenge that is a variation on the classic egg drop challenge, students work in teams to design, prototype, and test a vaccine container that will be delivered via drone technology. This activity represents a partial design cycle, but could be extended to include re-design, re-test, and optimize phases.

Lesson Plan & Supporting Documents:

Drone Drop Challenge Cover Sheet

Drone Drop Challenge Lesson Plan

Drone Drop Challenge Team Instructions

Drone Drop Scoring Rubric

Drone Drop Design Specification


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