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Robotics_2011_2012
Section: 4

Instructor
Name:Tenicka Norwood
Course Information
Course GUI:120
Section:4
Department:Science
Institution:Vanguard High School
Created:Dec 7, 2011
Last Updated:Dec 7, 2011
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Course Description:

This course offers an overview of Newton's laws of motion, basic components of robots and the scientific method. Students will complete online labs, quizzes and activities related to physics, robotics and innovations in technology. As an end of term project, students will create an electronic portfolio of their work to be presented as an exhibition in teams of 2-4 students.

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The Computer Metaphor   

These readings supplement a discussion of the "computer metaphor" of the human mind and various computationalist and functionalist theories which it inspires.

Elements:

What is a computer?
Curriculum Information:
Module:  The Nature of Computers
Component:  CURRICULUM
Item:  What is a computer?

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Computer Types: Classical vs. Non-classical
Curriculum Information:
Module:  The Nature of Computers
Component:  CURRICULUM
Item:  Computer Types: Classical vs. Non-classical

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The Mind Project's (BOTTOM-UP) IRRL Virtual Lab
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Perception: An Introduction
Curriculum Information:
Module:   Perception: An Introduction

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Artificial Intelligence: Classical   

A brief introduction to classical AI programming.

Elements:

Robots that Reason
Curriculum Information:
Module:   Robots: Digital & Analog
Component:  CURRICULUM
Item:  Robots that Reason

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Robots Using Symbols
Curriculum Information:
Module:   Robots: Digital & Analog
Component:  CURRICULUM
Item:  Robots Using Symbols

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Introduction to Chain Codes
Curriculum Information:
Module:   Chain Codes: An Introduction
Component:  CURRICULUM MATERIALS
Item:  Introduction to Chain Codes

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Building a Machine that Can See
Curriculum Information:
Module:   Computer Programs that Can See
Component:  Computer Programs that Can See
Item:  Building a Machine that Can See

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TMP's Student Survey Virtual (Top-Down) Robotics Lab Pt. 2
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TMP's Student Survey Virtual (Top-Down) Robotics Lab Pt. 1
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