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Robots: Crash Course Computer Science #37

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Title:

Robots: Crash Course Computer Science #37

URL:

https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/robots-crash-course-cs/robots-crash-course-cs/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

Robots are often thought of as a technology of the future, but they're already here by the millions in the workplace, our homes, and pretty soon on the roads. We'll discuss the origins of robotics to its proliferation and even look at some common control designs that were implemented to make them more useful in the workplace.

Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 8
5) Discuss the efficiency of an algorithm or technology used to solve complex problems.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • examine a given artifact used to aid in problem solving.
  • discuss the efficiency of that artifact in problem solving.
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • that many solutions exist to solve a problem.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • communicate their opinion on the efficiency of problem solving methods.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • while many solutions exist for a problem, some are better suited to meet specific needs, such as efficiency.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 9-12
21) Explain how technology facilitates the disruption of traditional institutions and services.

Examples: Digital currencies, ridesharing, autonomous vehicles, retail, Internet of Things.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • explain the impact of technology of traditional institutions and services.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • uber
  • rideshare
  • digital currencies
  • retail
  • college
  • university
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • that is important to assess the economic impact of technology on tradition institutions and services.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • identify technology changes in everyday life that have changed how people interact with the world (example: music on CD and radio
  • > streaming music services like Spotify and XM satellite radio).
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • technology changes quickly in an attempt to improve the quality and efficiency of life but may cause some disruptions as transitions to new methods take place.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 9-12
22) Research the impact of computing technology on possible career pathways.

Examples: Government, business, medicine, entertainment, education, transportation.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • research the impacts of computing technologies on possible career paths.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • computing technology
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • computing technology can impact careers both positively and negatively.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • recognize that changes in technology will affect future career opportunities (examples: taxi cabs vs. ride sharing; self-driving vehicles vs. over
  • the
  • road trucking; change in space needed at colleges as students transition to online courses).
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • being mindful of changes in technology can make one aware of potential changes in future industry.
Tags: career, robot, technology
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Author: Stephanie Carver