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:

    ComponentImageQuantityAvailable in Bundle
    PictoBloxInstalled 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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