THEME 3: technology of the future
Maybe Self-driving cars, personal drones, coding for convenience, and artificial intelligence will be the norm in the future. Haven't spent much time thinking about it? Don't worry, we've brought together some brilliant resources to bring you to the forefront of what's going on in the tech world.
Check out these awesome activities geared toward introducing children to these emerging technologies. Let's spark a genuine passion for discovery and positive innovation from an early age!
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Coding is a way to talk to computers or systems and tell them what to do! Try your hand at coding, then think about how it has impacted your life, and how it can change the future.
As Muslims, we learn Arabic to help us read and understand the Quran. One of the ways we can learn Arabic is with Loujee. Your task is to design your own toy to help teach other kids Arabic as well as Loujee does!
Design a storage robot that can organise people's shoes in the masjid during Ramadan, so that it stays clean and people get their shoes back quickly and correctly!
Imagine bringing a dinosaur back to life! This might actually be possible through brilliant robotic technologies. Design your own robot dinosaur, and think about how would it help society!
5. build a car
Driving to the mosque with your parents at fajr time for prayer can be dangerous when you're still sleepy! Your mission is to design a car that drives on its own!
Artificial intelligence is like a person with superhuman powers! Except it's really just a machine. Give a computer a mind of its own, and make it do amazing things!
In the future, fresh water resources might become rarer and harder to access. But we need clean water for wudu' and to keep clean! Can you build an advanced drone that can locate hidden water sources from high above?
Use augmented reality to create a 'future book' to imagine how reading could be improved to make learning more fun, and much easier to remember!
With the 'internet of everything,' machines and items of the future might be able to use the internet to talk to each other. Learn about the IOE and think about what amazing things you could do!
10. GREEN ISLAM
An important Islamic principle is taking care of the environment. Your task is to invent the ultimate smart environment-cleaning machine.