Class 2: Exploring Smart Toys and Computers: An Introduction to AI and Machine Learning

Course Description: This fun and interactive course will take curious young minds on a journey to discover how computers can learn ... Show more
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Learning Objectives:
● Awareness: Develop basic understanding of the terms “AI” and “machine learning,” recognizing their presence in everyday life.
● Engagement: Participate actively in hands-on activities and discussions, sparking curiosity and excitement for technology.
● Application: Use AI-powered tools and educational games to learn essential skills, fostering a positive relationship with technology.
● Creativity: Generate ideas, express personal interests, and explore possibilities to solve problems with technology.
● Collaboration: Work cooperatively with peers, sharing ideas and learning from each other’s perspectives.

Course Outline:
Unit 1: What Are AI and Machine Learning?
● Topic 1: Meet the friendly robot! (Introduction to AI concepts)
● Activity: Create a simple “bot” using drawing or role-playing to respond to
● Topic 2: How do computers learn? (Exploring basic machine learning ideas)
● Activity: Design a “teaching game” for a computer to learn patterns based on
user input.

Unit 2: AI at Play!
● Topic 3: Recognizing shapes and colors (Image recognition)
● Activity: Play an interactive game where the computer guesses what object you’re drawing.
● Topic 4: Responding to voices and sounds (Speech recognition)
● Activity: Create simple commands for a “talking toy” to respond to different words or sounds.

Unit 3: AI Helpers in Our World
● Topic 5: Predicting weather with data (Introduction to data analysis)
● Activity: Collect weather data and experiment with predicting what tomorrow’s weather might be.
● Topic 6: Recommending books and movies (Simple personalization)
● Activity: Play a game where the computer suggests interesting books based on your preferences.

Unit 4: AI for Good
● Topic 7: Using AI to help the environment (Sustainable applications)
● Activity: Brainstorm ideas for how AI can be used to solve environmental problems.
● Topic 8: AI assistants and accessibility (Helping people with disabilities)
● Activity: Explore how AI-powered tools can assist people with different needs.

Unit 5: The Future of AI
● Topic 9: Imagining future AI-powered tools (Creative thinking)
● Activity: Draw and describe what you think future AI inventions might look like and how they could help us.
● Topic 10: Responsible AI development (Ethics and safety)
● Activity: Discuss the importance of using AI responsibly and safely, considering its impact on people and the world.

● Ongoing observations: Monitor students’ participation, engagement, and understanding throughout the course.
● Interactive activities: Use games, simulations, and open-ended questions to assess learning in a fun and engaging way.
● Creative projects: Encourage students to express their learning through drawings, stories, or presentations.



Working hours

Monday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Class 2: Exploring Smart Toys and Computers: An Introduction to AI and Machine Learning