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Drones 4 Girls

Use the atrium / lobby to teach Detroiters to build, code & fly a mini drone.

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If there's ever a time to fly a drone, it's now. UPS is using them to deliver packages. Farmers are using them to check acres of agricultural land. FEMA is using them to check for survivors trapped under rubble. All State Insurance is using them to file claims on homes under floodwater. Drones aren't going anywhere. Ford builds cars. Ford engineers could design drones. Detroiters could program & pilot them. It all starts with learning how to fly. 

There are 72 public schools in Detroit with a grade 4 or 5 classroom. Teach kids to love math, physics & English by learning to fly a drone. It's like cheese on broccoli. And when they are 16 years old, they can sit for the FAA's Part 107 Exam and begin to create a network of pilots that service the world's needs... from Detroit. has the curriculum, instructors and DJI Tellos to introduce 5,000 fifth graders, and their teachers, to mini drones in the 2019/20 school year. Partner with Drones 4 Girls by allowing series of classes held in the Michigan Central Train Stn atrium & lobby.

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And what about the boys? I don't see anything for them? Maybe Drones4Kids is a better name. It's 2019, there is a lot of sexist girls only stuff today. Maybe that's why boys are not even wanting to go to college anymore since no one seems to care about them.
I'd rather see more gender-neutral stuff education stuff again.

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