AXE 6: SCIENTIFIC INNOVATIONS & RESPONSIBILITY
A.I : FRIEND OR FOE?
KEY QUESTION: To what extent can Artificial Intelligence change the way we live?
MISSION 1: What will the next generation be?
Look at the next document and react.
1. Introduce the document
2. Focus on the scene and describe it. Explain how the man is represented.
Make suppositions about his situation
3. What do these pictures tell us about Artificial Intelligence and animals in the future?
4. Draw a conclusion about the artist’s message.
YOUR OPINION: Do you agree with the artist’s view on A.I?
MISSION 2: Listening Comprehension
Listen to the mp3 recording entitled “Ava, from Ex-Machina”.
List as many characteristics as you can, concerning Ava…
What do you learn about her?
Be ready to summarize what you have understood in class.
Watch the following documentary on Ex-Machina and try to understand as much information as possible.
Extra watching and listening
Mission 1: VIDEO Next generation robots
Watch the video and recap what you have learnt about the 2 technological breakthroughs presented.
MORE AI-POWERED TECHNOLOGIES
AI in the medical field
Document 1: Read and make an account of what you have understood. Finish or complete the sentences.
Deep sea exploration
Document 2: Watch and complete the missing information in French.
Document 3: Watch the document Driverless cars IN CLASS and make an account of what you have understood in French.
HOMEWORK: EXTRA LISTENING (Thanks Clara for telling me about this video 😉)
KEY QUESTION: Is it possible to fall in love with an A.I?
MISSION 1: Listen to the recording between Theodore and Samantha and take notes.
- Identify who Samantha is. How does she function?
- What do you learn from Theodore’s voice and reactions?
Pro-AI or Pro-Humans
KEY QUESTION: Do we have to fear AI?
MISSION 1: Do you know these men? Who are they? What do they have in common?
MISSION 2: Read these quotes and compare and contrast them. Are they optimistic about AI or not?
MISSION 3: Understanding the debate
Read the article Mark Zuckerberg doubles down defending A.I after Elon Musk says his understanding of it is ‘limited’
HOMEWORK: Extra reading
ISAAC ASIMOV’S 3 LAWS OF ROBOTICS
Do you want to try out the new generation of Sybthetic Humans?