Learn About AI
In teams of 1 to 6, your students will learn about how artificial intelligence works with a fresh new curriculum, engage with Microsoft’s ethical principles and our AI for Good initiatives.
Dream up world changing ideas
Once your students have learned about this technology, they will dream up a world changing idea to solve a social, cultural, health or environmental challenge.
Compete against students around the globe
Your students will then need to submit their AI concept by May 21 2021 in the form of a ten-slide templated PowerPoint presentation which can be downloaded on the Imagine Cup Junior global website.
Free teacher resources, future-focused learning and great prizes.
With free teacher resources, future-focused learning, and great prizes to win, there are plenty of reasons to get involved in Imagine Cup Junior. The global challenge has been designed to give your students the opportunity to take their ideas to the world, network with peers across the globe, and have the chance to bring their ideas to life.
Your students can complete the challenge in only three hours through a Hackathon run by the Australian education organization Education Changemakers. These are run in Term 1 2021 in both in-person and digital formats. You can also run a DIY hackathon for your students at your school.
Imagine Cup Junior for Beginners
Alternatively your students can go deeper into their learning through ICJ for Beginners. This consists of 5 x 45 minute Australian aligned lesson plans that you can deliver at your school. These are easy to follow with everything you need to run engaging Imagine Cup Junior lessons for students.
For those schools really wanting to do a deep dive into the Imagine Cup Junior curriculum, you can engage with the Deep Dive modules. This learning can be conducted over several terms and is ideal for computer science courses. There are 5 modules and they can be downloaded from the Imagine Cup Junior global website.