Introduction to Machine Learning

Cat vs Dog
Lesson Details
How is machine learning similar to human learning? How does machine learning cycle work? Making ML models using the image in Teachable Machine. Use of ML models in PictoBlox to make ML projects.


  • Making a cat vs dog classifier
Classroom Bundle Used: Computer/Laptop
Prerequisites: None
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Lesson Overview

In this lesson students will learn:

  • Machine learning
  • Teachable machines
  • Training data & ML models
  • ML in PictoBlox

Key Learning Outcomes

At the end of  the lesson, you will be able to:

  • Understand how machine learning similar is to human learning.
  • Understand how does machine learning cycle work.
  • Make ML models using images in Teachable Machine.
  • Use ML models in PictoBlox to make ML projects.
  • Make an ML model that classifies an image as a cat or a dog.

Material Required

1 set of the following material per group of 3-5 students:

Component Image Quantity Available in Bundle
PictoBlox Installed on Computer/Laptop

Lesson Outline

Understanding Human Learning Process - 15 minutes
How Machine Learn - 10 minutes
Introduction to Teachable Machines - 10 minutes
Cat vs Dog: Training Data for ML - 15 minutes
Cat vs Dog: Training the model - 10 minutes
Cat vs Dog: Image Classifier in PictoBlox - 40 minutes
Application of Machine Learning - 20 minutes

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