Today’s Distance Learning Lesson: Artificial Intelligence!

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Can computers think? Can they learn? Will machines ever match humans in the ability to think critically and creatively? Explore these questions in this homeschool lesson for kids 9 to 12.


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Today’s lesson is all about artificial intelligence, using the Nomad Press book Artificial Intelligence: Thinking Machines and Smart Robots with Science Activities for Kids. This book is best suited for kids ages 9 to 12.


First, read a sample chapter.

In the Introduction, we define artificial intelligence and discuss some of the different kinds of AI. You’ll find great illustrations and photographs and lots of questions to think about. Plus, an activity!

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Then, print out the Classroom Guide.

Artificial Intelligence Classroom Guide

You'll find lots of Essential Questions for deeper level thinking!


Remember, learning happens everywhere!

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