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bullet.gif (981 bytes)Your Ear: A Medical & Technical Illustration: Intercepting with Biometrics!

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NumeracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Numeracy

Personal and social capabilityAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability
Critical
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

 

1. Did you know that your ear can be your password to opening your phone? This is called Biometric Verification. The Ergo App is already in place to do such a thing.

ear biometrics

 

 

Illustrators have been investigating how your ear could be used in this new technology by looking at the unique properties of each ear.

2. In pairs, you are to draw your partner's ear in detail.  Take your time. Measure in mm. What have you discovered about the ear?

3. Label your drawing using the following information:

Outer Ear
(Source: Ear Anatomy)

4. Take a photo of the ear you were drawing. Compare your drawing with the photo and make adjustments. How accurate was your drawing compared to the photograph?

5. Besides your phone, what other applications can you think of using your ear as "your password"?

6. What difficulties could you think of using the external ear as your password?

 

High SchoolSecondary recommended [reading more complex]

7. Join with another pair and divide up the following reading and use the Expert Jigsaw Strategy to learn from each other different facts and figures.  Reading

Why Ears are the Future of Biometrics March 2016

Future of Biometrics
Ear Biometrics - Machine Learning a little further...

Towards Data Science
Wired

Wired
 

8. Write down the facts and figures involved with Ear Identification. What did you learn? Share with another group of 4.

 

 

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 High SchoolSecondary

CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

Personal and social capabilityAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability

 

1. Have you studied George Orwell's "1984"? To remind you or introduce you to this novel, read the following Spark Notes: Reading

Spark Notes

AND/OR

YouTube: Video SparkNotes: Orwell's 1984 Summary Video
https://youtu.be/h9JIKngJnCU

 

2. Create two lists: Similarities and Differences between this current year and "1984" and keep adding to these lists the more you read.

3. In groups of 6, read and take notes about each article. Use the Expert Jigsaw Strategy to read just one article and then share your findings, thoughts and ideas with your group.

A. The Conversation 12 June 2019

The Conversation

B. The Conversation 27 February 2020

The Conversation

C. The Conversation 30 November 2018

The Conversation

D. The Conversation 21 August 2019

The Conversation

 

E. The Conversation June 18 2019

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