Term 5 – Current Trends and Microcontrollers

Topic List:

In this unit you will study the following topics in each lesson.  Click the topic that your teacher wishes you to learn about:

Quantum Computing

Learning Objectives Understand what a quantum computer is Understand how a quantum computer stores and processes data using qubits Look at the various ways that quantum computing can be used by industry Learning Outcomes All must watch the videos which describe how quantum computing works.  With help answer the questions on the worksheet using the […]

DNA Computing

Learning Objectives To understand what DNA computing is To understand the current developments in DNA computing To be able to describe the history of DNA computing Learning Outcomes All must read the article on DNA computing and with help answer the questions on the worksheet. (Grade D/E) Most should read the article on DNA computing and […]

Artificial Intelligence

Learning Objectives To understand what artificial intelligence (AI) is To understand the impact that AI has had and may have in the future To understand the possible drawbacks of AI Learning Outcomes All must watch a few videos and read a few webpages on artificial intelligence.  Use a variety of chatbots.  With help, create a […]

Nanotechnology

Learning Objectives To understand what nanotechnology is To explain the advantages and disadvantages of nanotechnology To speculate on where nanotechnology will progress in the future Learning Outcomes All must xxx (Grade D/E) Most should xxx (Grade B/C) Some could xxx (Grade A*/A) Keywords Words to learn: nanotechnology Starter Computer science is an extremely fast-moving field and one which is growing […]