Beyond IQ

Should Cars Drive Themselves?

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Sabrina Weiss
5-10 students
Suggested Age Ranges: 10+
Meets: tbd, 4 weeks

Course Description

Should we give control of our cars to computers?

What are the pros and cons of this? With the status quo showing that humans are bad at driving cars because we easily get distracted and don’t make rational judgements under pressure, are we fooling ourselves into thinking that humans are safer than we actually are?

Sample Syllabus Topics: 

Introduction to topic

Watch and discuss “All Hail the Driverless Car!” (2 weeks)

Background research: status quo driving statistics

Background research: history of self-driving cars and algorithms

Analysis and Discussion: putting these together

Final projects


“All Hail the Driverless Car!” - IQ2 US Debate

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