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Posted on 05 November 2019

DJI Mavic Mini Release Is Here!

DJI Mavic Mini Release Is Here!

The DJI Mavic Mini is here! And, boy, is it mini. Coming in at 249 grams (250 grams is the requirement to license in many countries), the Mavic Mini has plenty of fancy capabilities. But does it have the mapping capabilities. We investigate with our initial thoughts on the drone.

Posted on 01 November 2019

A Day in the Life of a Geospatial Scientist

A Day in the Life of a Geospatial Scientist

Dr. Karen Joyce takes students behind-the-scenes into a day in the life of a Geospatial Scientist in this brand new immersive career learning series. During her day as a Geospatial Scientist, Karen heads to the Heron Island Research Station with her fellow scientists to understand how the coral reef around the island is changing over time. Get an immersive behind-the-scenes glimpse on how geospatial scientists conduct onsite research, from using nature to plan the day, to snorkelling the reef and how to share an island with thousands of birds! If you're a teaching digital technologies, regardless of whether or not its drones or geospatial science, this is a great way to to challenge students to think about STEM beyond the lab coat.

Posted on 11 October 2019

Climate activists are young... and female

Climate activists are young... and female

Climate change activism is young, diverse and disproportionately female. A recent poll con​ducted in the U.S. found that 46% of girls said that climate change was ‘extremely important to them,’ compared to 23% of boys. With the rise of 'Gretas' comes the rise of online scrutiny towards these girls. We explore what this looks like and what it means for caregivers and teachers.

Posted on 02 October 2019

STATEMENT: We are here, we haven't been sold!

STATEMENT: We are here, we haven't been sold!

​We have recently received comments, asking if we have “sold the business”, or restarted under “She Flies”?! We want to confirm and clarify that the She Flies companies started by Dr Karen Joyce and Paul Mead, with a former business partner, closed in late 2018. It was a mutual agreement between us as business partners that we would pursue new opportunities, separately.

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