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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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Chess Math

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students review angles. For 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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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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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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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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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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The Art of Chess

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discover the history of the most popular board game in the world, chess.  In this model building instructional activity, students create their own chess pieces using a theme they have decided on and clay modeling pieces....
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The Power of One - Math in a Different Angle

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
In this 2-day lesson focused on exponents, middle schoolers will cross the curriculum by engaging in science, history and language arts activities. Exponential growth will be explored using grains of rice on a chess board. Exponential...
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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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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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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.
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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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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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Tic Tac Toe, Get Off My Toes

For Teachers 4th
Why is conflict resolution such an important skill to learn? Pupils explore the topic, playing an adapted Tic-tac-toe game. Two class teams are tasked with finding a win-win solution to a hypothetical conflict before adding their X or O...
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The Chess Problem

For Students 9th - 12th
In this secondary mathematics worksheet, students solve a problem in which pieces must be places on a chess board so that no three are in line.  The one page worksheet contains one problem.  The problem has numerous solutions, but two...
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Joining Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th
Sentence combining meets multiple objectives for writers, and they are all available in this informational text exercise. Learners read a mixed-up excerpt about the history of chess, putting 15 sentences into logical order. Have a...
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Reading: Games

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this games worksheet, students read the names of 5 common games. Students then read 5 paragraphs that describe the origin of a game. Students guess the name of each game and write it in the blank space.
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Mum's Kitchen Floor

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss patterns on a chess board examining symmetries. They read the problem and then brainstorm for ways to solve the problem. As they complete the floor pattern, they record symmetries that it contains.
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Exponential Growth Introduced

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students study exponential growth in problems using chess boards and grains of rice. In this exponential growth lesson, students watch a video about a chess wager and complete an exponential growth worksheet. Students then complete a...
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Checkering In

For Students 5th
In this fractions worksheet, 5th graders fill in the missing fractions in 12 math problems involving a game of checkers. Students either add or subtract and cross out the numbers used in the answer box. Students answer 3 short answer...
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Money Problems (Dollars) 08

For Students 5th - 6th
In this consumer math worksheet, students analyze a price list for board games. Students solve 10 word problems using this information. Worksheet includes are percents of tax and discounts.
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Comprehension Assessment-Steck Vaughn

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this comprehension worksheet, students read a passage titled "Chess: A Game for Thinkers," then answer a set of 5 multiple choice comprehension questions.