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Crash Course: Artificial Intelligence

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Jabril, assisted by his John Green Bot, narrate a Crash Course in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. The 20 videos in the collection examine the logic behind AI, its history, how it is being used today, and show some...
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A Brief History of Chess

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Trace the history of chess and the changes in the popular board game from the Middle East to China to Europe and the now worldwide competitions with a short TEDEd video. 
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AI Playing Games: Crash Course AI #12

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can AI beat humans at tic-tac-toe? The 12th episode in the Crash Course Artificial Intelligence series focuses on teaching computers how to play games. Scholars learn about historical attempts to teach checkers and chess, and see how the...
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Integers: Tiling a Chessboard with Dominoes

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Ten questions make up an interactive all about integers. Scholars answer multiple choice, short answer, and discussion questions using a 4x4 chessboard and dominoes.
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Can a Chess Piece Explain Markov Chains?

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
How many moves does it take, on average, for a knight to move back to its original position in chess? Scholars learn how a Markov chain with state space and probability transition function helps solve this problem. After finding the...
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Infinite Chess

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Imagine an infinitely-large chess board with an infinite number of pieces. Pupils learn about infinite chess and how it is a determined game, in that there is always a winning strategy. The video first applies Zermelo's Theorem to show...
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Rating Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your favorite sports team is ranked #1. How do the powers that be determine this rating? Learn how ratings are mathematically computed using probability concepts, from the Elo Rating System for chess to the Rating Percentage Index for...
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Tudor Sports

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Life for the Tudors must have been so boring. Not so! They played all kinds of sports back in the 1500s. Your class will learn all about Cockfighting, bear-bating, jousting, indoor games, and hunting. Tip: Have pupils compare and...
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Math: Chess Lesson Plans

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Have you ever thought about introducing chess to your pupils but didn't know how to begin? Here is a 10-day plan for helping novice chess players with everything from learning the names of the pieces and their layout on the board, to the...
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Ancient Chinese Inventions 3/3

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Go fly a kite or launch a dragonfly top that soars like a helicopter past hot air balloons. Play a round of golf or sit down to a game of chess. No matter which you choose, remember to give credit for these pastimes to the ancient...
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Chess Math

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students review angles. In this geometry lesson, students become chess players on a floor chess board. When they make a move, they need to identify the angle of their movement. In the lesson plan it says the "degree" of the angle,...
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The Learning Network: The First Middle School Chess Champs

For Students 7th - 8th
Introduce some nonfiction reading into your classroom! This resource contains seven comprehension questions pertaining to an article from The New York Times website about the first middle schoolers to ever win the United States Chess...
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The King's Chessboard

For Students 6th
In this chessboard activity, 6th graders solve and complete 12 different problems that include completing a checkerboard and calendar using patterns in numbers. First, they use the checkerboard to plan the King's daily payment plan....
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Chess Lesson Plans

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners discover the game of chess. In this critical thinking lesson, students learn the rules for each chess piece and the game as a whole. Learners use critical thinking, problem solving, logic, and reasoning skills to improve their...
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How is Chess Played?

For Teachers K - 12th
Students discover how to play chess. In this how is chess played lesson, students examine the rules, vocabulary, and tactics of the game of chess. 
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Check Mate

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students share opinions about the goals and strategies of the games they play. They investigate the World Chess Championship by reading and discussion the article "In Major League of Chess, Next Year Comes So Soon." Students study the...
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For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students start identifying the cause and effect relationships in games of Chess. Using the internet, they research the history of the game and how the roles for each of the pieces. They develop a skit based on the roles and...
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Chess: A Game for Thinkers

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about the game of chess and answer multiple choice questions about it. Students complete 5 questions total.
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Checkmate: What is the History of Chess?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a timeline.  In this history of chess lesson, students use the Internet to examine the chess history timeline.  Students read books on the history of chess, answer questions and create a timeline using a software...
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How Chess Pieces Move

For Students 6th
For this how chess pieces move worksheet, 6th graders read how all of the chess pieces move, then answer one question about the moves of the rook using a grid.
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Chess Word Search

For Students 6th - 8th
In this literacy worksheet, students find the words that are related to the game of chess and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Through the Looking-Glass Chess: Create Your Own Games!

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research chess in relation to the metaphors in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass. They read the novel and note references to chess and research the history of chess and how to play the game. In groups, they create...
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Knight Pairs on the Chessboard

For Students 5th - 6th
In this math worksheet, learners learn to make math tables to find a pattern or formula. Students calculate and list the knight pairs on a chessboard of 3x3, 4x4 and 5x5. There are detailed directions on the page.
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Chess: A Game or Rules of Society

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students identify the social classes of medieval Europe, and utilize the chess board and pieces to explain their relationship to each other.