Introduction to Artificial Intelligence using Scratch (F2018C9)


Get introduced to the basic concepts in Machine Learning through cool games written using block-based programming language, Scratch.

Age: 9-11

Time: 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM

Dates: Saturdays – 09/22, 09/29, 10/06, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/03, 11/10, 12/01, 12/08 (10 weeks)

Location: 1073 S De Anza Blvd, San Jose, CA 95129

  • Get a high level introduction to Machine Learning and Neural Networks.
  • Understand the concepts behind Digital Assistants like Alexa and Siri and implement a custom digital assistant in software.
  • Learn about Image Classification and develop a program in Scratch that can identify images.
  • Get introduced to Optical Character Recognition and code a program in Scratch that can recognize human handwriting.
  • Understand the concepts behind how a machine can learn to play a game by itself and become better over time without being explicitly programmed to do so.
  • Use Supervised learning to train Neural Networks through an easy to understand block-based Scratch programming language.
  • Gain critical thinking and problem solving skills.