Creating a groundbreaking interdisciplinary science curriculum for high school students to strengthen Israel’s future

UNIQUE & INNOVATIVE PROGRAM ON DATA SCIENCE & A.I AT HEMDA SCIENCE EDUCATION CENTER
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$175,000

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PROGRAMS / INNOVATION

Project: Implement new Data Science and A.I Program, a world-first
program in computational science, specializing in data
science, artificial intelligence and big data from a biological
perspective

Objective: Meet the need for cutting-edge science education to develop
future scientists for the benefit of Israel’s economy and
defense.

Impact: The Data Science and A.I Program will cater to 70 students
per year.

THE NEED:
Science is a gateway to engineering and high tech – critical and highly-valued
professions in the Start-Up Nation. HEMDA offers a positive learning
environment where students can share ideas and knowledge, engage in
scientific enquiry, and excel, regardless of their background. Given HEMDA’s
outstanding academic success, student demand is constantly increasing.
HEMDA also helps to develop the next generation of scientists for Research &
Development (R&D) in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), academia and
business who will lead the State of Israel and the world into the future. Science
and technology are instrumental to Israel’s defense and economy. Therefore,
a pipeline of expertise in physics, chemistry and computer science is essential
to retain Israel’s competitive advantage as the ‘Start-up Nation’.
Given HEMDA’s focus on excellence and the important role it plays for
both individual students and the State of Israel, it is essential that its
curricula reflect advances in science and remain cutting-edge.

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