Codey Rocky: Artificial Intelligence (Basics) (Gr. 5-7)


In this lesson students are introduced to the concept of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Students will start by adding the AI extension to their mBlock 5 accounts. They will then go on to create a code that will allow their Sprite to recognize speech and show the recognition of speech. Lastly, students will create a code to recognize and display the age of people.


  • By the end of this lesson, students will understand what Artificial Intelligence is
  • By the end of this lesson, students will create code to recognize speech and age

Curriculum Connections Summary

  • Ontario - Math - Algebra (Coding) & English Language Arts
  • Quebec - English Language Arts
  • New Brunswick - English Language Arts
  • Nova Scotia - English Language Arts & ICT
  • Alberta - English Language Arts & ICT/CTF
  • British Columbia - English Language Arts & ADST
  • Manitoba - English Language Arts
  • Prince Edward Island - English Language Arts
  • Saskatchewan - English Language Arts
  • Newfoundland & Labrador - English Language Arts
  • Yukon Territories - Follow's B.C.'s Curriculum
  • Northwest Territories - Follows Alberta's Curriculum
  • Nunavut - Follows Alberta's Curriculum

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Codey Rocky
Codey Rocky

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Codey Rocky combines hardware with software, allowing children to learn about programming while they play and create. Using mBlock, a software which supports both blocked-based and Python programming, Codey Rocky takes children by their hands and leads them into the world of technology with its in-built AI and IoT functionalities, giving them a competitive edge in the AI era.