Fundamentals of Blockchain & Cryptography

Course Description

Blockchain seems to be the latest buzzword that the business world is taking about. But what is it? And why should a high school student care? This course will seek to answer those questions. It will strip away the layers of complexity and sophistication to help students understand the key concepts of the blockchain. The course will introduce and discuss applications where blockchain has the greatest potential.

Course Requirments

Grade Level

9-12

Materials

None

Duration

1 Semester

Credit Value

0.5

Prerequisites

None

Major Concepts

Module 1: Introduction to blockchain and the Blockchain
Module 2: Blockchain and Transactions
Module 3: Blockchain and Education
Module 4: Blockchain and Identity
Module 5: Blockchain and Smart Contracts
Module 6: Blockchain and Music
Module 7: Blockchain and Voting
Module 8: Blockchain and Healthcare