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Weeks 13 and 14

 
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animated welcomeWeeks 13 and 14..

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Thursday 11/15

opening Opening activity:

Robots can also flip water bottles.

 

classwork Classwork:

Learning Goal: Understand artificial intelligence and its applications.

Come and sit in the middle of the room. I will introduce chatbots!

We will listen to the RadioLab podcast 'Clever-Bots'.

Let's look at this Slideshare analyzing three chatbots.

We spent a while looking at customer service chatbots. Let's see where they are used.

And how useful are they?

If you are interested, you can read Building a Chatbot: Analysis and Limitations of Modern Platforms .

 

Or you could talk to these Chatbots for a while.

You may talk ONLY to the chatbots listed below.

Be polite to the chatbots at all times. They learn from what you say to them.

10 ways chatbots try to sound human

 

You  may speak to:


BearBot

Alice

Bell, who is pretty much identical

Elbot

Mitsuku

Tutor Mike (for ESL students)

 The Professor (who is connected to Wikipedia)

closing Closing activity:

Answer these questions about chatbots.

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Tuesday 11/13

opening Opening activity:


Open the Vocab Slides in your Google Drive.

Today you will do the term 'Human Computer Interface'.

classwork Classwork:

Continue to work on the Google Doc preparation for your Final Project.

Once you have finished the Google Doc called Final Project preparation, you need to do the
Flow Chart and Algorithm, also in Google Drive. If you have a team of three, so are doing three missions,
you should do one flow chart, and two algorithms, both on the same algorithm sheet.

 

closing Closing activity:

Your Closing Activity will vary each day. Please do not do it before the appropriate time. It is designed to have everyone in their seats for the last few minutes of the period.

Watch these robots flipping water bottles.

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Monday 11/12

opening Opening activity:


Open the Vocab Slides in your Google Drive.

Today you will do the term 'module'.

classwork Classwork:

Continue to work on the Google Doc preparation for your Final Project.

 

closing Closing activity:

Your Closing Activity will vary each day. Please do not do it before the appropriate time. It is designed to have everyone in their seats for the last few minutes of the period.

We didn't do this last Thursday:

Reef Rangerbot helps coral reefs.

The world's first autonomous offshore robot inspects gauges, evers, oil and water levels on an offshore rig.

Answer these questions for a grade.

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Thursday 11/8

opening Opening activity:


Open the Vocab Slides in your Google Drive.

Today you will do the term 'telepresence'.

classwork Classwork:

Let me know what team of three you want to work in for the Building Project.

The go back to your seat. Open the Scale for Programming Languages (advanced) . . Open the scale chart for
Principles of Programming (it should be in your personal folder as scalechartaiprogramming.doc).
If you can't find it open a new one here. Pull down the next happy face to your new number. Remove
the highlights from things you have learned.

Come to the front of the room - I will present the Final Project. You have a choice between:

Let me know what team of two or three you want to work in for the Final Project, and which project you want to do.

You may continue with your programming assignments after I have finished.

closing Closing activity:

Your Closing Activity will vary each day. Please do not do it before the appropriate time. It is designed to have everyone in their seats for the last few minutes of the period.

Reef Rangerbot helps coral reefs.

The world's first autonomous offshore robot inspects gauges, evers, oil and water levels on an offshore rig.

Answer these questions for a grade.

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Tuesday 11/6

opening Opening activity:


Open the Vocab Slides in your Google Drive.

Today you will do the term 'conditional'.

classwork Classwork:

Continue with your programming assignments.

You should be finishing 14.

 

closing Closing activity:

Your Closing Activity will vary each day. Please do not do it before the appropriate time. It is designed to have everyone in their seats for the last few minutes of the period.

Look at this article and video about drones that will deliver blood.

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Monday 11/5

opening Opening activity:


Open the Vocab Slides in your Google Drive.

Today you will do the term 'algorithm'.

classwork Classwork:

Continue with your programming assignments.

You should be finishing 12 and 13.

 

closing Closing activity:

Your Closing Activity will vary each day. Please do not do it before the appropriate time. It is designed to have everyone in their seats for the last few minutes of the period.

Robots deliver food autonomously.

We tried to steal from a delivery robot.

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