Blockchain seems to be the latest buzzword that the business world is talking 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 areas where blockchain has the greatest potential.
- What is Bitcoin?
- Cryptography for Beginners
- Public and Private Keys
- Nodes, Wallets, and Addresses
- Bitcoin Mining
- Transacting Bitcoin
- Bitcoin Security
- Bitcoin and Money
- Altcoins and Regulations
- Bitcoin: the Past and the Future
EdisonLearning eCourses® are structured in a consistent, research-based format utilizing multiple pedagogical concepts such as Understanding by Design, Growth Mindset, and Video and Project-based learning. Through the use of these pedagogical concepts, our career preparatory elective courses maintain a consistent and engaging course structure that supports student-centered learning.