Artemis Project at Boston University

2018 Curriculum

Password: #artemis2018

Orientation: June 25th

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

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
Prof. Kate Saenko - Artificial Intelligence
Prof. Margrit Betke

Field trip

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 Scavenger Hunt

Guest Speakers
Dr. Sahar Sharifzadeh

Field trip

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

Field trip
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: TBD

Final Presentation Location: TBD