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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Machines of the future student pack

  • Text
  • Workshop
  • Improve
  • Films
  • Patterns
  • Netflix
  • Examples
  • Output
  • Flowchart
  • Bees
  • Threes

Workshop 1: Would you

Workshop 1: Would you trust a machine? Decision chart Trustworthy Place the cards on this chart to show how trustworthy or useful they are. Not useful Useful Not trustworthy 4

Workshop 2: Machine learning now Instructions Machine learning is already part of our lives. In this workshop you will learn about real examples of machine learning in everyday life. There are three examples of machine learning. Your challenge is to put the stages of machine learning in order. Case study 1 : Netflix Cut out the Netflix picture and sentence cards. Match the pictures with the sentences to show how Netflix or other streaming services use machine learning to predict what you might like to watch. Case study 2 : AI (Artificial Intelligence) duet Read the article or watch the video. Sort the cards into the correct order or place in the spaces on the sheet you are given to show the elements of machine learning. Article www.theverge.com/2017/2/16/14641462/google-aiduet-experiment-music-art-software Video www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZE1bfPtvZo Case study 3 : Factory production Read the article or watch the video. Sort the cards into the correct order or place on the sheet you are given to show the elements of machine learning. Article www.autodesk.com/redshift/machine-learningrobotics/ Video www.youtube.com/watch?v=yC4J840LSRM 5