Unit 1. Your Virtual WorldRevision Date: Sep 16, 2015 (Version 1.2)
Innovators need to be aware of how innovation affects the social, cultural and economic lives for different populations.
Innovation comes with a cost as well as a reward.
Student computer usage for this lesson is: required
In Practice Explore Task's Lesson Resources folder:
Introduction of Content
Present "Ethical Impacts of Innovation" PowerPoint slides (in Lesson Resources folder)
Summary of the PowerPoint.
Artificial Intelligence Video (show from 0:00 – 5:12)
7. Have students read the Find My Phone article and fill out their worksheets to describe the social, cultural and economic impacts of the software. ("FindMyPhone.docx" in the Lesson Resources folder)http://www.news.com.au/technology/gadgets/these-smartphone-users-share-how-tracking-
Some people think that programs like Find My Phone are used by over-protective parents and mistrusting partners to spy on people. But it can be lifesaving feature of a cell phone.
8. The last slide in the PowerPoint directs students to prepare for the performance task
Journal: Have students respond to the following prompt:
If you come up with an innovation that solves a problem, what concerns do you need to consider before releasing it to the world?
Research for Practice Explore Performance Task ("Practice Explore Task Response Document")
For a less advanced class, skip slides 3-6 and instead have them define ethics and ethical and come up with examples in their world.
Guided notes would be helpful for ELL or SpED
Explore Performance Task