A drone flies in Brooklyn; kids fascinated

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By Jon Craig
New York City schoolchildren fly foam gliders to mark 4-H National Youth Science Day at Public School 21 in Brooklyn on Friday, Oct. 7.

A Brooklyn school gymnasium was transformed into a landing pad for drones on Oct. 7 as part of a Cornell-sponsored science discovery program.

Laughter, cheering and plenty of questions from more than 300 inner-city schoolchildren filled the air at Public School 21. Drone Discovery in New York City was a big hit, and part of a larger 4-H National Youth Science Day that involved an estimated 100,000 children across the country.

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