Blockchain Technology & Applications

Blockchain Technology & Applications

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.

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What You’ll Learn
Associated Careers
  • Key technologies and principles that have contributed to the development of blockchain
  • Key terms related to blockchain
  • Differences between a private and public blockchain, and permission and non-permissioned blockchains
  • Applications of blockchain technology in various end-markets, such as finance, education, identity, music, healthcare, and voting
  • Blockchain-based companies and projects that are developing potential solutions to business and societal problems
  • Key risks and problems with proposed blockchain-based solutions
  • Potential career opportunities within blockchain technology
  • Blockchain Software Development
  • UX Designer
  • Project Management
  • Crypto Journalism
  • Crypto Broker


What You’ll Create
Associated 21st-Century Skills
  • Evaluations of projects and companies that are creating blockchain-based solutions that help solve global identity problems.
  • Evaluations of how blockchain technology, including the Ethereum blockchain, can be used to create and execute smart contracts.
  • Descriptions of how blockchain technology can be used in the music, healthcare, smart contract, and voting industries.
  • Descriptions of the size and scope of the problem of fraudulent and fake degrees.
  • Communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Analysis
  • Attention to detail
  • Design Thinking and Creativity


System/Equipment Requirements
  • A general word processing program (Word, Google Doc, etc.)


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