Artemis Project at Boston University

2015 Curriculum

Orientation: June 25

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Week 1: July 6 - July 10

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

Non Computer Based
  • Introduction: What is Computer Science and Computer Engineering?
  • Careers in Computer Science / Women in Computer Science
  • Introduction to Programming: What is computer programming?
  • Introduction to Circuits
  • What is Binary?

Guest Speakers
Janet Evans - Software development and women in computer science
Safeside Team - High school team that created a concussion detection app

Field trip
Rock Climbing at Boston University FitRec

Week 2: July 13 - 17

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

Non Computer Based
  • Cryptography
  • Graph Theory

Guest Speakers
Sharon Goldberg - Network Security
Douglas Densmore and Orit Shaer - Synthetic biology and programming

Field trip

Week 3: July 20 - 24

Computer Based
  • Introduction to Python
  • Simple Programming: Tasks with Python

Non Computer Based
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Searching Algorithms
  • Sorting Algorithms
  • Set Theory

Guest Speakers
Natalya Brikner - Programming and aerospace
Natali Ruchansky - Graph Theory
David Sullivan - Searching and Sorting Algorithms

Field trip

Week 4: July 27 - July 31

Computer Based
  • Introduction to Robotics
  • Introduction to Sphero
  • Introduction to NQC and Lego Mindstorms
  • Robotics Building, Programming, and Testing

Non Computer Based
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Simple Robotics
  • Robotics Competition

Guest Speakers
Jonathan Appavoo - "smart" machine

Field trip

Week 5: August 3 - August 7

Computer Based
  • Introduction to Arduino

Hands On Activity
Non Computer Based
  • Introduction to Circuits
  • Final Project

Guest Speakers
Admissions speaker

Field trip
George Sherman Union Alley - Ice cream and karaoke

Posterboard Arduino Presentation: August 6th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Faculty, Family and Friends Invited
Photonics 9th floor Lobby

Final Presentation: August 6th, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Family and Friends Invited
Photonics 9th floor Colloquium