AI & Algorithms

We use AI & algorithms every day, so it’s important that we understand how they work, how these systems are created and used, and the way they affect our online experiences. Kids should learn how to use these tools while also understanding the ethics behind how they are built and how they affect our world. To take your learning even further, visit

Artificial Intelligence — Introduction

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In this workshop, learners will discover a field linked to artificial intelligence (image recognition), how it works and what it takes to train a model with good data.

Artificial Intelligence — Culinary AI: Intro to Neural Networks

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A three-part workshop where participants build their understanding of neural networks and how they can be used in real-world AI systems.

Artificial Intelligence — AI & Ethics

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While doing this activity, keep in mind some of these principles: a facilitator is not a guest lecturer who leads kids through a step-by-step recreation of a complex project.

AI card game

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Play this card game and see the world from the point of view of an AI recognition system! Try to identify objects through a limited set of physical characteristics: colour, shape, texture, and size. The PDF contains instructions and 59 cards, including 20 mystery objects (EN+FR). A fun way to introduce the ideas behind artificial intelligence.

"AI - Cooking with Neural Networks" Lesson Plan

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An introduction to Neural Networks, training biases and ethical implications of AI with Chef David Wolfman.

Video Discussion Guide: What even is an algorithm?

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Get talking! After watching the video "What even is an algorithm?", use this guide to help lead conversations about algorithms with kids.

Algorithm Literacy Educational Guide

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A quick introduction to algorithms and how to dip your toes into algorithm literacy through simple activities.

What even is an algorithm? (VIDEO)

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Have you ever noticed that the internet always seems to know what you like? Who’s making these suggestions? In this video we introduce the idea that personalized search results, video recommendations, and targeted ads are all decisions made by algorithms.

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