Course Content
Learn why New Zealand species are unique and what machine learning is
Aotearoa biodiversity
in this section of the activity you will learn why New Zealand fauna and flora are so unique and how we can make sure they are around for years to come.
Create an app to identify animals
Learn how machine learning works and create a Scratch app that automatically identifies animals
Assess your new skills
Identifying photographs of animals – Kiwi or stoat?
    About Lesson

    Why you should do this activity

    Tui standing on New Zealand flax

    New Zealand has many unique native fish, insects, birds, lizards and frogs. Unfortunately, thousands of these species are currently at risk or threatened with extinction.

    In this course, you will learn how new technologies can help Aotearoa’s unique fauna and flora. The course has three main sections:

    • Aotearoa biodiversity,
    • create an app to identify animals and,
    • test your new skills.

    Click on the “Complete Section” button at the top right of the screen to advance in the course. If you have any questions, please use the Q&A section.

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