Discovery challenges (ages 10-14)

Typically completed by 10-14 year olds, students work collaboratively on a five hour project or challenge in self-managed groups. During the project, they use a CREST Discovery passport to record and reflect on their work. Afterwards, students communicate their findings as a group presentation.

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3 years ago

Machines of the future PowerPoint PDF version

  • Text
  • Crest
  • Teams
  • Feedback
  • Workshop
  • Algorithm
  • Method
  • Marketing
  • Powerpoint
  • Household
  • Passport
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Machine learning now

Machine learning now answers Case study 1 - Netflix cards 1. Input 3. Output 5. Feedback 2. Algorithm 4. Test

Machine learning now answers Case study 2 - A.I. duet 1. Data (input): The user plays a tune. The machine stores information about which tunes people like and the tunes they have been playing. 2. Machine learning algorithm (process) It looks for patterns in what rhythms and melodies people like and play. It uses this information to compose a tune to play back to the user. 3. Hypothesis (output): The machine plays a tune back to the user. 4. Performance (test): The user listens to the tune and gives it a rating to show how much they like it. 5. Feedback: The machine rates its own performance based on how long people listen to the tune and how highly they rate it.

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