Cloud Technologies and the Internet of Things

Course Description

First, we had the internet of computers. Then with the advent of email and social media, along with mobile technology, it became the internet of people. Today’s world is increasingly becoming the internet of things. With advances in
battery power, sensors, and computer chips, more and more devices are being connected to the internet. This will allow them to be monitored, controlled, and used more effectively for people and businesses. This course will examine the trends and opportunities surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT). Students will learn about the technologies, hardware, and software that underpin the Internet of Things. The course will examine a variety of end-market applications in our homes, businesses and cities. Finally, students will learn about the many career opportunities that the Internet of Things will enable.

Course Requirments

Grade Level

9-12

Materials

None

Duration

1 Semester

Credit Value

0.5

Prerequisites

None

Major Concepts

Module 1: What is the Internet of Things?
Module 2: The Internet and the Cloud
Module 3: IoT at Home
Module 4: IoT and People
Module 5: The Industrial IoT
Module 6: IoT in Healthcare
Module 7: IoT and Cars 28
Module 8: IoT at the Store
Module 9: IoT and Farming
Module 10: IoT and Cities