Active Time
2-3 hours
Total Project Time
2-3 hours
Key Concepts
Circuits, programming, forces

Introduction

How do quadcopters (drones with four propellers) steer? Find out in this fun project as you program an Arduino to steer a mini popsicle stick drone!

Credits

Ben Finio, PhD, Science Buddies
Arduino is a registered trademark of Arduino LLC.
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Materials

In addition to the materials in the DIY Mini Drone activity to build the drone, you will need:

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Active Time
2-3 hours
Total Project Time
2-3 hours
Key Concepts
Circuits, programming, forces
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