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WHSTEP Family Science Night - "Drone-a-Palooza"

Where: Falmouth High School Cafeteria

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 5:30–7pm

Host: Woods Hole Science and Technology Education Partnership (WHSTEP)

Contact: Abby Smith, WHSTEP Administrator,


What are drones and why are they important for the future of scientific research and exploration? Attend WHSTEP’s Family Science Night, “Drone-a-Palooza”, to find out more. There will be displays, brief presentations, and opportunities to speak with scientists, students, and business partners on their cutting edge research using land, ocean, and/or atmospheric drones. This is a free event and all are welcome–teachers, students, families, community members!

"Algae Drone" preparing for lift-off. A group of Falmouth High School students used a flying drone to photograph algae blooms and assess nitrogen inputs in Falmouth ponds. (Credit: Troy Otter)