Python and AI (PA4): Build AI Algorithms in Python
Suitable for students in Middle School and High School
This is the fourth of a four-part course series that teaches students Python and complements the AI course series. Students can use what they learned in the AI series to build smart applications in Python, and use the Python learnings to both build applications and to study and understand data better.
Learn one of the most popular programming languages for applications and data science - Python, from the comfort of your home, completely online! Now is the time for your child to get introduced to the world of coding in Python and Artificial Intelligence (AI)!
Learn Artificial Intelligence - a new technology that is shaping our world!
Students enrolling are expected to have a basic background in python (data structures, functions, importing modules etc). Any student who has taken an entry level python course with us (PA1 or Summer Camp) automatically qualifies for this course.
Why join AIClub?
• Designed and taught by PhDs and AI Experts
• Proven - hundreds of K-12 students have built custom projects. Some have won STEM and Innovation competitions
• Only workshops where students can build Python powered AIs and publish them online! Students love building AIs and learning how they work
• Fun! Students build many programs and complete a project of their choice.
We have no math or programming requirement. If they would like to code, they can do that also! Kids get interested and start building fun AI applications and also get motivated to learn programming, math and more STEM topics.
Please see our brochure for more info about our programs!
This course introduces students to python packages like scikit-learn and how to use them for training an AI algorithm. The course will cover both Machine Learning and basic Neural Networks (Multi-Layer Perceptrons) and using them directly in Python via scikit-learn. They will also build some of these algorithms such as KNN from scratch in their own python code and compare it to the scikit-learn implementation.
The students will learn:
• How scikit-learn can be used to train ML algorithms.
• Build AI algorithms from scratch.
• How to modify data and tune the algorithm to improve training and prediction performance.
The students will build a custom project in Python and learn how to debug, test and present their final application in a demonstration. With the knowledge gained in this class, students can access public datasets like Kaggle, process the data in python, and do their own programming to continuously retrain the algorithms with new data.
What students take away
• An AIClub membership where they can access new projects, showcase their project, and participate in competitions.
• A Navigator account which you can use for future AI projects and competitions.
• Certificate of Completion
Duration: 8 weeks / 1.5 hours per session
We offer a range of dates and times to accommodate busy schedules.
Also - note that since we use entirely online tools, if a student must miss a class, it is easy for them to do the required work at home. We provide materials for missed classes and drop in times for students to come in for personal assistance on material covered in a missed class. We do ask however that the student attend the first and last class since this is needed for them to get oriented and also complete their custom project.
My 12 year old and some of her friends have attended one of the classes. I was really impressed by how much she learnt in one sitting and how intelligently she described what AI was later that evening to a cousin she was talking to. They absolutely loved it! They can't wait for the next batch of classes to start. She is so intrigued, she is requesting me to enroll her for all future classes I can!
My kids (12 and 10) enjoyed the class very much. They are now able to articulate their much deeper understanding of AI with clarity. he approach of the class really opens up kids' imagination and creativity, demystifies AI to kids and makes it easy and fun. The kids also get to give a presentation on their creation -- a great practice for their presentation skill, a much needed real-world skill. I highly recommend this provider!
Mom of two Middle Schoolers