Artemis Project at Boston University


2017 Curriculum

Password: #artemis2017






Orientation: June 22nd




Week 1


Computer Based
  • Intro to Scratch
  • Scratch Workshop
  • Scratch "About Me" Presentations
  • App Inventor: Design Your Own Android Smartphone App!

Non Computer Based
  • Introduction: What is Computer Science and Computer Engineering?
  • Careers in Computer Science
  • Programming Fundamentals: What is computer programming?
  • Binary

Guest Speakers
Dr. Dave Sullivan - Intro to Computer Science
Dr. Margrit Betke - Computer Vision and Image Analysis

Field trip
Rock Climbing at Boston University FitRec





Week 2


Computer Based
  • Web Design: HTML
  • Web Design: CSS
  • Make your own website!

Non Computer Based
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Graph Theory
  • Cryptography

Guest Speakers
Kate Saenko - Artificial Intelligence
Formlabs - 3D Printing

Field trip
LevelUp
Love Pop





Week 3


Computer Based
  • Introduction to Python
  • Introduction to 3D-Printing
  • CAD using CREO
  • Simple Programming: Tasks with Python

Non Computer Based
  • Introduction to Algorithms
  • Sorting Algorithms
  • Searching Algorithms
  • Cryptography Scavengar Hunt

Guest Speakers
Janet Evans - Software development in the astronomy field
Red Hat - Women in tech and UX design

Field trip
Kayak





Week 4


Computer Based
  • Building and Programming Lego Mindstorms
  • Robotic Maze Navigation Challenge
  • Robotic Dance Off

Non Computer Based
  • Introduction to Robotics
  • Circuit Theory and Snap Circuits
  • Intro to Arduinos
  • Crash Course in C

Guest Speakers
John Byers - Computer science applications in research
iRobot - Roomba demonstration/journey into the tech industry talk

Field trip
Google
Microsoft Garage Center






Week 5


Computer Based
  • Introduction to Arduino

Hands On Activity
Non Computer Based
  • Final Project

Guest Speakers
Admissions speaker

Field trip
George Sherman Union Alley - Ice cream and karaoke

Posterboard Arduino Presentation: August 10th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Faculty, Family and Friends Invited
Location: George Sherman Union ballroom, 2nd floor

Final Presentation Location: George Sherman Union, 2nd floor auditorium