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Tech 4 Innovation

STEM Lessons and Contest

Use these lessons, activities, reading passages, and digital tools on AI, cybersecurity, privacy, and more to help students hone their STEM skills.

TECH4 INNOVATION

Student Contest

Prompt students to identify a problem in their community, then have them draw and describe an original tech innovation that addresses the problem and helps people.

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Deadline: 1/24/22

AMAZING
PRIZES

Chance to win
a $2,500
teacher prize!

Classroom Resources

Digital Tools

How Artificial Intelligence Works

Videos and digital interactive to introduce students to artificial intelligence.

Lessons

Cryptology and Fraud Protection

Lesson Plan Dig into the science behind cryptology and fraud detection.

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Activity Sheets Students decode encrypted messages and analyze data.

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Mini Classroom Poster Reveal the qualities needed for success in STEM careers.

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Meet a Real-Life Security Expert!

11-year-old student journalist Aponi chats with cybersecurity pro Anne Marie about a typical day in her job, kids and coding, and more!

Artificial Intelligence

Mini Classroom Poster Learn about innovative tech tools that help people.

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Lesson Plan Identify and explore real-life examples of AI.

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Activity Sheet Use this graphic organizer to brainstorm new AI ideas.

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Online Safety

Mini Classroom Poster Students learn five key ways to keep safe online.

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Lesson Plan Identify and find solutions to security + privacy risks

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Activity Sheet Discover ways to make safer choices online.

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Chance to Win Free Books!

Let us know what you thought of the Tech4Innovation program for a chance to win books for your classroom.

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For additional terms and conditions, please visit scholastic.com/snpsurveyrules. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Fully completed surveys must be completed by 2/7/22 in order to be eligible to win. Five (5) winners will be selected at random from all eligible surveys submitted and will each receive $50 worth of American Express gift cards. Promotion is open only to survey recipients age 18 or older who teach grades 3–7, who are residents of the United States (one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia) and who have received and reviewed the Tech4Innovation materials.