Blocks-coding AI x Competition Support Course

During the course, students refer to 30 AI work prototypes and game examples, conceive and create innovative AI programs in groups, learn independently to complete innovative AI works with building block programming, and learn presentation design, reporting and program interface design skills, preparing to participate in academic or international competitions. *All courses must be completed within one year 

  1. Training fee: HKD 285 x 24 hrs
    = HKD 6,840
  2. Subscription/ Teaching material fee: HKD 280 (1 year)
  3. Hardware: /

Total: HKD 7,120

HKD 7,120
(USD 935)

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Course Content

Explore how to use Una with Microsoft Azure AI service 

  • Be familiar with Una Platform 
  • Learn the basic concept of AI 
  • Apply Microsoft Azure AI through Una 
  • Get to know the AI service supported by Microsoft Azure 

Learn how to use teachable machine to train models and apply on Una 

  • Learn how to train an AI model 
  • Learn how to use Google Teachable Machine 

Learn how to construct UI on Una 

  • Learn the basic concepts of Web 
  • Learn how to construct UI of WebApp on Una 

Understand how to use AI and Una to solve the daily problems by using the topics of AI 60 

  • With AI 60 topics, study the problems can solved by today AI 
  • Understand the 17 Sustainable Development Goals provided by United Nations 

Group discussion about the app you want to make 

  • Understanding the engineering design process 
  • Grouping 
  • Group discussion and brainstorming ideas 
  • Make research 
  • Presenting the idea to trainer 
  • Setting goals and expectations of the AI products 

Making the AI product by the assistance from trainers 

Illustrate the knowledge required for the presentation in the competition 

  • Techniques of PowerPoint design 
  • Techniques of speech 

Make research to complete the PowerPoint 

  • make adjustment of the PowerPoint 
  • prepare the content of presentation

Intra-class competition 

  • Present the products by group 
  • Judging 

Explore how to use Una with Microsoft Azure AI service 

  • Be familiar with Una Platform 
  • Learn the basic concept of AI 
  • Apply Microsoft Azure AI through Una 
  • Get to know the AI service supported by Microsoft Azure 

Learn how to use teachable machine to train models and apply on Una 

  • Learn how to train an AI model 
  • Learn how to use Google Teachable Machine 

Learn how to construct UI on Una 

  • Learn the basic concepts of Web 
  • Learn how to construct UI of WebApp on Una 

Understand how to use AI and Una to solve the daily problems by using the topics of AI 60 

  • With AI 60 topics, study the problems can solved by today AI 
  • Understand the 17 Sustainable Development Goals provided by United Nations 

Group discussion about the app you want to make 

  • Understanding the engineering design process 
  • Grouping 
  • Group discussion and brainstorming ideas 
  • Make research 
  • Presenting the idea to trainer 
  • Setting goals and expectations of the AI products 

Making the AI product by the assistance from trainers 

Illustrate the knowledge required for the presentation in the competition 

  • Techniques of PowerPoint design 
  • Techniques of speech 

Make research to complete the PowerPoint 

  • make adjustment of the PowerPoint 
  • prepare the content of presentation

Intra-class competition 

  • Present the products by group 
  • Judging 

Learn how to detect illegal fishing through AI

  • Introduce the current situation of illegal fishing
  • Use object detection and classification to detect boats in the illegal fishing area
  • Evaluate the relationship between the AI accuracy and low visibility

Learn how to protect the environment through AI

  • Introduce the current situation of plastic pollution in the sea
  • Use object detection and classification to detect plastic waste in the costal water
  • Evaluate the relationship between the AI accuracy and the appearance of plastic waste

Learn how to explore endangered marine animals through AI

  • Introduce which kinds of marine animals are endangered
  • Use image analysis and clustering to distinguish different kinds of marine animals
  • Understand the AI limitation with similar animal photos

Learn how to protect animals through AI

  • Introduce the dangers of poachers to animals
  • Use object detection and classification to detect cars or people inside the conservation area
  • Evaluate the difference of AI error rate at daytime and night

Learn how to help farming efficiency through AI – Part 1

  • Introduce the importance of crops to us
  • Use image classification and data collection to find which crops are inflected
  • Understand AI limitation in detecting withered crops

Learn how to help farming efficiency through AI – Part 2

  • Introduce the living environment of watermelon
  • Use teachable machine, image analysis and classification to find where contains weeds
  • Discuss the effect of AI applications on farmers career

Learn AI can distinguish different kinds of diseases

  • Introduce causes and prevention of onychomycosis
  • Use teachable machine, data collection and image analysis to find any nail has an onychomycosis problem
  • Evaluate AI limitation when onychomycosis is in the early stage

Understand how AI makes our daily life more convenient

  • Introduce the importance of classifying inventory
  • Use teachable machine, image analysis and clustering to find different kinds of products
  • Understand the differences using sensors and AI

Explore how AI reduces the chances of traffic accidents

  • Introduce the impacts of obstacles on the road when driving
  • Use teachable machine and image classification to find the obstacles on the road
  • Discuss the liability of humans and AI when an accident happens

Learn AI robots can cook automatically

  • Introduce consequences of eating undercooked food
  • Use teachable machine, image analysis and collect the data to find which burger is cooked and its type
  • Understand the difficulty in integrating AI with robots

Understand how to detect human pose through AI

  • Introduce wrong gymnastics posture is harmful for people
  • Use teachable machine, pose analysis and pose classification to find which posture is wrong
  • Discuss how AI apply in Sport Science

Understand how to use Face Detection through AI

  • Introduce overloading is illegal
  • Use facial analysis and face detection to record the drivers if the car is overloading
  • Evaluate the relationship between the AI accuracy and the camera resolution

Explore the disadvantages of wastewater

  • Introduce wastewater is harmful to the environment
  • Use teachable machine, image analysis and classification to find where the wastewater is
  • Evaluate the relationship between AI error rate and how dirty the wastewater is

Learn the poverty levels through AI

  • Introduce the disparity between the rich and poor from satellite images
  • Use teachable machine and image classification to identify which area is poor
  • Understand different ways to detect poverty through AI

Explore how AI can resolve the traffic jam

  • Introduce the causes of traffic jam
  • Use object detection and classification to count how many cars are on the road
  • Understand the importance of open data and how to use it well

Understand different kinds of recognition technology

  • Introduce the trends of facial recognition in identity verification
  • Use facial analysis and face classification to identify the person and evaluate the relationship between the accuracy of AI and similar people
  • Understand the security risk in applying AI in finance industry

Understand the difference between apples and spoiled apples

  • Introduce the effects of eating spoiled food
  • Use teachable machine and image classification to find which apple is spoiled
  • Understand why AI works in detecting spoiled matters

Explore how AI can solve the safety issues

  • Introduce the problems without safety equipment
  • Use teachable machine, collect the data and image analysis to find which area does not meet the safety standard
  • Understand the issues of applying AI with unexpected conditions

Explore why or why not apply AI inside a classroom

  • Introduce the meaning of sad emotions in learning
  • Use facial analysis and classification to find people with negative emotions
  • Understand the AI limitation with acting happy tricks and discuss its AI ethic issue

Understand how to enhance human awareness of pandemics through AI

  • Introduce the importance of wearing a mask during COVID-19
  • Learn the difficulty in developing new AI technology – masked face detection, and try to apply it to detect people who do not wear a mask
  • Discuss the difference between normal face and masked face recognition

Understand how to find suspicious people inside airports through AI

  • Introduce terrorist attacks and the improvements of airport security
  • Use facial analysis and face recognition to find suspects from the database
  • Discuss how to set AI security and privacy levels

Explore why or why not apply AI to distinguish gender in public toilets

  • Introduce the idea of all-gender toilets
  • Use facial analysis and face detection to detect the gender of difference people, and introduce the problems of detecting the wrong gender
  • Understand the AI limitation with the inequality of transgender people and certain races

Understand how technology find missing objects and people

  • Introduce how technology/AI can help a specific object and person nowadays
  • Simulate using facial analysis and face detection to find a specific person from surveillance cameras and if the missing person is found, the AI will notify others to find the missing person
  • Compare the difference between finding a missing object and a missing person

Explore how AI apply in schools

  • Introduce AI can help to take attendance
  • Use facial analysis and facial recognition to find absent students
  • Understand the alternative plans from AI

Explore how AI enhance security in smart devices

  • Introduce different ways to unlock your phone
  • Use facial analysis and facial recognition to simulate how to unlock a smart device
  • Understand the design of publishment mechanism if failed to unlock a smart device multiple times

Understand the AI challenge in identity verification if people wearing eyeglasses

  • Introduce how the population of myopia affects AI analysis
  • Use facial analysis and face detection to find people who are wearing eyeglasses
  • Learn the needs and solutions of data modification in verifying identity under the issue of wearing eyeglasses

Understand how AI apply in smart traffic control system

Introduce general features of a smart traffic control system, such as finding people who need to cross a road or violate traffic rules

Use teachable machine and image analysis to find dangerous people who are running a red light

Discuss the privacy issue of installing cameras in smart traffic control system

Explore how AI help on kids growth

  • Introduce the negative impacts of watching bloody movies on children
  • Use facial analysis and face detection to detect children age, especially under 18
  • Evaluate the relationship between the accuracy of AI and young-looking people

Understand how AI detects hair and hair color

  • Introduce the current situations of students dye their hair and born with coloured hair on the globe
  • Use facial analysis and facial recognition to detect students hair colour
  • Discuss should school allows coloured hairstyle

Explore how AI detects human movements

  • Introduce benefits of regular exercise
  • Use teachable machine and image analysis to detect different human poses
  • Evaluate the technical possibility of detecting animal’s movements

Create your own AI invention from zero

  • Identify at least one real-life problem from Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations, latest news and daily life
  • Make valid assumptions, research, propose and develop an AI solution/prototype
  • Prepare a pitch deck and practise presentation for innovation competition

Learn how to detect illegal fishing through AI

  • Introduce the current situation of illegal fishing
  • Use object detection and classification to detect boats in the illegal fishing area
  • Evaluate the relationship between the AI accuracy and low visibility

Learn how to protect the environment through AI

  • Introduce the current situation of plastic pollution in the sea
  • Use object detection and classification to detect plastic waste in the costal water
  • Evaluate the relationship between the AI accuracy and the appearance of plastic waste

Learn how to explore endangered marine animals through AI

  • Introduce which kinds of marine animals are endangered
  • Use image analysis and clustering to distinguish different kinds of marine animals
  • Understand the AI limitation with similar animal photos

Learn how to protect animals through AI

  • Introduce the dangers of poachers to animals
  • Use object detection and classification to detect cars or people inside the conservation area
  • Evaluate the difference of AI error rate at daytime and night

Learn how to help farming efficiency through AI – Part 1

  • Introduce the importance of crops to us
  • Use image classification and data collection to find which crops are inflected
  • Understand AI limitation in detecting withered crops

Learn how to help farming efficiency through AI – Part 2

  • Introduce the living environment of watermelon
  • Use teachable machine, image analysis and classification to find where contains weeds
  • Discuss the effect of AI applications on farmers career

Learn AI can distinguish different kinds of diseases

  • Introduce causes and prevention of onychomycosis
  • Use teachable machine, data collection and image analysis to find any nail has an onychomycosis problem
  • Evaluate AI limitation when onychomycosis is in the early stage

Understand how AI makes our daily life more convenient

  • Introduce the importance of classifying inventory
  • Use teachable machine, image analysis and clustering to find different kinds of products
  • Understand the differences using sensors and AI

Explore how AI reduces the chances of traffic accidents

  • Introduce the impacts of obstacles on the road when driving
  • Use teachable machine and image classification to find the obstacles on the road
  • Discuss the liability of humans and AI when an accident happens

Learn AI robots can cook automatically

  • Introduce consequences of eating undercooked food
  • Use teachable machine, image analysis and collect the data to find which burger is cooked and its type
  • Understand the difficulty in integrating AI with robots

Understand how to detect human pose through AI

  • Introduce wrong gymnastics posture is harmful for people
  • Use teachable machine, pose analysis and pose classification to find which posture is wrong
  • Discuss how AI apply in Sport Science

Understand how to use Face Detection through AI

  • Introduce overloading is illegal
  • Use facial analysis and face detection to record the drivers if the car is overloading
  • Evaluate the relationship between the AI accuracy and the camera resolution

Explore the disadvantages of wastewater

  • Introduce wastewater is harmful to the environment
  • Use teachable machine, image analysis and classification to find where the wastewater is
  • Evaluate the relationship between AI error rate and how dirty the wastewater is

Learn the poverty levels through AI

  • Introduce the disparity between the rich and poor from satellite images
  • Use teachable machine and image classification to identify which area is poor
  • Understand different ways to detect poverty through AI

Explore how AI can resolve the traffic jam

  • Introduce the causes of traffic jam
  • Use object detection and classification to count how many cars are on the road
  • Understand the importance of open data and how to use it well

Understand different kinds of recognition technology

  • Introduce the trends of facial recognition in identity verification
  • Use facial analysis and face classification to identify the person and evaluate the relationship between the accuracy of AI and similar people
  • Understand the security risk in applying AI in finance industry

Understand the difference between apples and spoiled apples

  • Introduce the effects of eating spoiled food
  • Use teachable machine and image classification to find which apple is spoiled
  • Understand why AI works in detecting spoiled matters

Explore how AI can solve the safety issues

  • Introduce the problems without safety equipment
  • Use teachable machine, collect the data and image analysis to find which area does not meet the safety standard
  • Understand the issues of applying AI with unexpected conditions

Explore why or why not apply AI inside a classroom

  • Introduce the meaning of sad emotions in learning
  • Use facial analysis and classification to find people with negative emotions
  • Understand the AI limitation with acting happy tricks and discuss its AI ethic issue

Understand how to enhance human awareness of pandemics through AI

  • Introduce the importance of wearing a mask during COVID-19
  • Learn the difficulty in developing new AI technology – masked face detection, and try to apply it to detect people who do not wear a mask
  • Discuss the difference between normal face and masked face recognition

Understand how to find suspicious people inside airports through AI

  • Introduce terrorist attacks and the improvements of airport security
  • Use facial analysis and face recognition to find suspects from the database
  • Discuss how to set AI security and privacy levels

Explore why or why not apply AI to distinguish gender in public toilets

  • Introduce the idea of all-gender toilets
  • Use facial analysis and face detection to detect the gender of difference people, and introduce the problems of detecting the wrong gender
  • Understand the AI limitation with the inequality of transgender people and certain races

Understand how technology find missing objects and people

  • Introduce how technology/AI can help a specific object and person nowadays
  • Simulate using facial analysis and face detection to find a specific person from surveillance cameras and if the missing person is found, the AI will notify others to find the missing person
  • Compare the difference between finding a missing object and a missing person

Explore how AI apply in schools

  • Introduce AI can help to take attendance
  • Use facial analysis and facial recognition to find absent students
  • Understand the alternative plans from AI

Explore how AI enhance security in smart devices

  • Introduce different ways to unlock your phone
  • Use facial analysis and facial recognition to simulate how to unlock a smart device
  • Understand the design of publishment mechanism if failed to unlock a smart device multiple times

Understand the AI challenge in identity verification if people wearing eyeglasses

  • Introduce how the population of myopia affects AI analysis
  • Use facial analysis and face detection to find people who are wearing eyeglasses
  • Learn the needs and solutions of data modification in verifying identity under the issue of wearing eyeglasses

Understand how AI apply in smart traffic control system

Introduce general features of a smart traffic control system, such as finding people who need to cross a road or violate traffic rules

Use teachable machine and image analysis to find dangerous people who are running a red light

Discuss the privacy issue of installing cameras in smart traffic control system

Explore how AI help on kids growth

  • Introduce the negative impacts of watching bloody movies on children
  • Use facial analysis and face detection to detect children age, especially under 18
  • Evaluate the relationship between the accuracy of AI and young-looking people

Understand how AI detects hair and hair color

  • Introduce the current situations of students dye their hair and born with coloured hair on the globe
  • Use facial analysis and facial recognition to detect students hair colour
  • Discuss should school allows coloured hairstyle

Explore how AI detects human movements

  • Introduce benefits of regular exercise
  • Use teachable machine and image analysis to detect different human poses
  • Evaluate the technical possibility of detecting animal’s movements

Create your own AI invention from zero

  • Identify at least one real-life problem from Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations, latest news and daily life
  • Make valid assumptions, research, propose and develop an AI solution/prototype
  • Prepare a pitch deck and practise presentation for innovation competition

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Students need to login both Microsoft Teams and Una Platform for learning and coding, but it is unnecessary to use the same device.

  1. Microsoft Teams: Please download Microsoft Teams here and find out the detail of device requirements.
  2. Una Platform: Student can login Una with an internet-accessible computer, laptop or iPad, using Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge up-to-date browsers.

Important Notes for Login Una:

  1. Smartphone is not supported
  2. For iPad users, it requires iPadOS 14.5 or above
  3. Login with computer or laptop, using normal mode on the browser (NOT Incognito Mode), can enjoy a better user experience
  1. When we receive your registration, we will send you Una Platform login instruction.
  2. Once you receive login instruction, before the class, please visit https://app.una.study/ and see if you can login Una successfully. Otherwise, please change your device or update your browser prior class to ensure we can start the lesson on time and smoothly.

Blocks-coding AI x Competition Support Course​

HKD 7,120 (USD 935)

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