Understand APIs and public databases with AI Foundations: Imagine Cup Junior

K-12 Educator

Explore the roles and types of APIs and databases and how they are a part of programming. This module is part of the AI Foundations: Imagine Cup Juniors learning path.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Explain what an API is
  • Describe the different types of APIs and their uses
  • Describe the different types of datasets
  • Identify questions to ask when considering public datasets
  • Explain the benefits and downsides to public use datasets

ISTE Standards for Educators:

  • Educator - Facilitator
  • Educator - Learner

UNESCO Standards for Educators:

  • Application of Digital skills
  • Teacher Professional Learning
  • Understanding ICT in Education