Active Time
1-2 hours
Total Project Time
1-2 hours
Key Concepts
Drones, forces, circuits

Introduction

How do you make a drone fly up and down? In this activity, you will build a simple circuit to control the altitude of a popsicle stick drone.

Credits

Ben Finio, PhD, Science Buddies
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Materials

In addition to the materials listed in the DIY Mini Drone activity to build the drone, you will need the following parts to build the altitude control circuit. Note: These parts are available in the Science Buddies BlueBot kit.

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Active Time
1-2 hours
Total Project Time
1-2 hours
Key Concepts
Drones, forces, circuits
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