Can AI guess your emotion?

Discuss emotions as a class, and introduce the idea of artificial intelligence (AI). This lesson can also be used to introduce image classification – a key application of AI. Developed in collaboration with Digital Technologies Institute.

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Year band(s) F-2, 3-4
Content type Lesson ideas
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Digital systems, Algorithms, Implementation (programming), Privacy and security, Data representation
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Recognise and explore digital systems (hardware and software components) for a purpose


Recognise and explore patterns in data and represent data as pictures, symbols and diagrams


Identify and explore a range of digital systems with peripheral devices for different purposes, and transmit different types of data


Recognise different types of data and explore how the same data can be represented in different ways


Follow, describe and represent a sequence of steps and decisions (algorithms) needed to solve simple problems


Explore how people safely use common information systems to meet information, communication and recreation needs


Define simple problems, and describe and follow a sequence of steps and decisions (algorithms) needed to solve them


Explain how student solutions and existing information systems meet common personal, school or community needs

Technologies & Programming Language​s Artificial Intelligence
Keywords Artificial Intelligence, Facial recognition, emotions, AI, artificial, intelligence, teachable machine, data representation, algorithms, problem solving, digital systems
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs HPE



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