Systems Thinking and AI applications

This lesson takes a systems thinking approach to understanding the place of artificial intelligence (AI) as a component within solutions to real world problems, such as predicting bushfire hotspots, spotting and monitoring animals in the wild, automated horticulture and agriculture, and early detection of medical issues.

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Year band(s) 7-8, 9-10
Content type Lesson ideas
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Systems thinking, Impact and interactions
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Investigate how hardware and software manage, control and secure access to data in networked digital systems


Investigate how data is transmitted and secured in wired and wireless networks including the internet


Evaluate existing and student solutions against the design criteria, user stories and possible future impact


Evaluate existing and student solutions against the design criteria, user stories, possible future impact and opportunities for enterprise

Technologies & Programming Language​s Artificial Intelligence
Keywords Artificial Intelligence, AI, artificial, intelligence, teachable machine, algorithms, problem solving, Lesson idea, Lesson plan, Karsten Schulz, Digital Technologies Institute, Nathan Alison
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs Digital Literacy, Critical and creative thinking



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