Me the A.I #2.0: Artificial Intelligence activity

Author: Georgia Lascaris

Project: Me the A.I #2.0
School: 2nd P.S of Nea Erythraia, Athens
Students: 6th grade
Subject: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
Implementation: 12 – 26 February 2020


This STEM activity is one of the various activities of the European eTwinning project “ME THE A.I 2.0” held in cooperation between Greece, Croatia, Turkey, Lithuania, Spain, Latvia, Cyprus, and Italy. The project started in September 2019. It aims to introduce students with the basics of Artificial Intelligence through various activities and, more specifically, make them:
1. Realize how AI works, the range of possible AI uses, and its limitations.
2. Reflect on the ethical issues raised by AI (stereotypes, biases, personal data).
3. Explore how it can help humans with solving the world’s biggest challenges.

Machine Learning Model Activity

In the past month, the students were in the activities about the safe use of the Internet. Therefore, we decided to use AI for helping us detect harmful pictures that appear on the Internet. For this purpose, we used the free web tool “Machine Learning for Kids”. The idea was to create and train a Machine Learning Model (M.L) to recognize ‘harmful‘ and ‘harmless’ pictures. And then, code a game in Scratch which would use this M.L to categorize pictures.

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