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“Discover AI in Daily Life”: An AI Literacy Lesson for Middle School Students

  • Allison Woodruff
  • Annica Schjott Voneche
  • Kelly Thunstrom
  • Reena Jana
  • Rebecca L. Hardy
  • Derek R. Aoki
  • Patrick Gage Kelley
SIGCSE 2023: Proceedings of the 54th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education V. 2 (2023), pp. 1327


We describe “Discover AI in Daily Life”, a lesson in Google’s Applied Digital Skills curriculum. The lesson introduces elements of AI literacy and is freely available online at It is designed for middle school students while also supporting high school and adult learners.

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