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Tech Industry Looks to Robots to Tackle Problems but Finds Hurdles on the Way

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Title:

Tech Industry Looks to Robots to Tackle Problems but Finds Hurdles on the Way

URL:

https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/a32896ef-2261-4c4d-80ce-3ded96d9a939/tech-industry-looks-to-robots-to-tackle-problems-but-finds-hurdles-on-the-way-video/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

Robotic devices are everywhere: in factories, law enforcement, caretaking. Today they are smarter than ever, but they only excel when the task is clearly defined. This video can be played during a lesson on identifying emerging technologies in computing.

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, robotic, technology
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AccessibilityVideo resources: includes closed captioning or subtitles
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Author: Stephanie Carver