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How does algorithmic bias impact different AI applications?



In this lesson, students start to understand the possible consequences of algorithmic bias. They consider a range of applications for which algorithmic bias presents a problem. This could be the 2nd lesson of a 2 part sequence.

  • AI & Society
  • 50 minutes

Digital Materials


After this experience, students will be able to

  • Explain how algorithmic bias is present in various AI applicationsĀ 
  • Explain the consequences of bias in algorithms

Questions explored


  • How is algorithmic bias present in different AI applications?


Algorithmic Bias
When AI produces repeatable errors that create unfair outcomes, favoring some groups over others.