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Kismet: The Social Robot

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Title:

Kismet: The Social Robot

URL:

https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/eng06.sci.engin.design.kismet/kismet-the-social-robot/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

Researchers in the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory working on emerging technology to engineer smarter robots. They are now building a machine that interacts socially with people in this video segment adapted from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This video comes with discussion questions. 

Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 6
15) Identify emerging technologies in computing.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • research and report on emerging technologies and their possible impacts on mankind.
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to research for emerging technologies.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • gather information about new products.
  • share information in a legal and responsible way.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • technology is ever
  • changing.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 7
14) Discuss current events related to emerging technologies in computing and the effects such events have on individuals and the global society.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • identify emerging technologies and share impacts to society.
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • all technologies impact society in some way.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • identify impacts of emerging technologies.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • emerging technologies can have both positive and negative impacts to societies (Ex: a technology can improve efficiency but reduce the number of jobs available).
Tags: robot, technology
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Author: Stephanie Carver