Artemis Project at Boston University

2016 Curriculum


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Week 1: July 10 - July 14

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?

Guest Speakers
Dr. Dave Sullivan - Algorithms

Field trip
Rock Climbing at Boston University FitRec
IEEE Beauty of Control Workshop at Boston Marriott Copley Place

Week 2: July 17 - 21

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

Non Computer Based
  • Converting Binary Numbers
  • Graph Theory
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Circuits

Guest Speakers
Janet Evans - Software development and women in computer science
Jonathan Appavoo - "smart" machine
Boston Dynamic - Robotics

Field trip
Quickbase (formerly Intuit)

Week 3: July 24 - 28

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

Guest Speakers
Maggie Kane - Material Science
Formlabs - 3D Printing

Field trip

Week 4: July 31 - August 4

Computer Based
  • Cryptography
  • Build a Basic Robot
  • Introduction to Robotics
  • Programming Lego Mindstorms

Non Computer Based
  • Cryptography Scavengar Hunt
  • Buildng Lego Mindstorms
  • Robotic Dance Off

Guest Speakers
Jennifer Goodall
Sharon Goldberg - Network Security

Field trip
Engineering Product Innovation Center at BU
New Valence Robotics
The LevelUp

Week 5: August 7 - August 11

Computer Based
  • Introduction to Arduino

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

Guest Speakers
Admissions speaker
Katherine Zhao

Field trip
George Sherman Union Alley - Ice cream and karaoke

Posterboard Arduino Presentation: August 10th, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Faculty, Family and Friends Invited
BU Life Science and Engineering Building (LSEB),
Location TBD

Final Presentation: August 10th, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Family and Friends Invited
Location TBD