Rice Drone Camp 2017 – Expanding Horizons in STEM

During the week of June 12th-16th, RCEL hosted the 3rd Annual Rice Drone Camp – an intensive STEM enrichment program for 7th-8th grade students. Through a highly competitive application process, 20 students were selected to attend the 5-day program hosted at Rice University by the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL). Rice Drone Camp students […]

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Rice Drone Camp 2017

At the upcoming summer Rice Drone Camp, middle school students will explore the engineering and science of drone technology and UAV systems, while also examining the social and cultural implications of technological advances. The program will include technical lectures from Rice faculty and professional engineers, project-based learning experiences, and hands-on training in drone operation.

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Rice Drone Camp

Rice Drone Camp students explore the engineering and science of drone technology and UAV systems, while also examining the social and cultural implications of technological advances. The program includes technical lectures from Rice faculty and professional engineers, project-based learning experiences, and hands-on training in drone operation.

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Rice Drone Camp – Are these the drones you’re looking for?

The following article and video appeared on BP.com.  BP was a major sponsor of the Rice Drone Camp 2015.  BP uses drones to carry out some of its most challenging tasks in remote areas. Now, a three-day ‘drone camp’ co-sponsored by BP has helped schoolchildren in Houston, U.S., to discover more about the technology behind […]

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Flying toward the future – RCEL Sponsors and Hosts Rice Drone Camps

Arie Passwaters– AUGUST 14, 2015 RCEL drone camp inspires middle school students, provides mentorship opportunities for Rice students and alumni  What do former Air Force pilots, Rice faculty members, drone experts and industry engineers have in common? A passion for educating future generations of science, technology, engineering and mathematics students. Just such a group gathered at […]

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