In today's class, we discussed a common trope of the sci-fi genre: artificial intelligence (AI).
We began with a quickwrite. The questions were as follows:
1. What do you currently know about artificial intelligence?
2. What movies, TV shows, or books have you seen or read that involve artificial intelligence?
3. Do you think developing advanced artificial intelligence is a good idea? Why, or why not?
After discussing these questions, we watched a video on recent advances in AI. Here is the link:
After the video, I handed out some questions to answer and discuss. They are as follows:
After discussing these questions and issues, students shared out their alien designs from last class.
Your homework is to read to page 95 in The Martian Chronicles.
Chris Trompas - English teacher at the Learning Choice Academy in Chula Vista and La Mesa, CA.