Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

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Course
Course
Cyber Society
Subjects
Subjects
Humanities
Grade Levels
Grade Levels
9
10
11
12
Duration (hours)
Duration (Approx hours)
15
Overview
Artificial Intelligence is a concept that has long been debated and discussed. Students will explore what makes up an AI, the various applications of AI, and finally the ethical implications of creating and utilizing an AI. Students will discuss the need for and reliance on AI in their lives as well as its implementations in the military.
Cyber Connections
Cybersecurity
Threats and Vulnerabilities
Digital Citizenship
Laws and Ethics
Cyber Career Awareness
Section Title
Lessons
Accordion Items
Title
Hacking and Smart Cars
Content

Students will understand the security risks related to new technologies, especially as they pertain to “smart” or self-driving cars and how companies are working to address those issues.  

Title
Defining Intelligence
Content

Students will discuss terms like “knowledge,” “intelligence,” and “belief” in order to analyze the history of understanding how the term artificial intelligence has evolved and what it means today.  

Title
Ethics and AI
Content

Students will consider the benefits and dangers of co-existing with AI, especially in relation to personal security/national defense, answering the question of the necessity of a code of ethics for AI.  

Title
AI in the Home
Content

Students will analyze the significance of artificial intelligence in their daily lives, via smart phones and smart home devices, as they impact personal privacy

Title
National Defense and AI
Content

Students will explore the current debate on using fully independent robotic weapons in warfare as new technologies develop, and especially how they affect nuclear technology as well as international diplomatic relations.