Introduction to Quantum Computing with Protein Puzzle

Introduction to Quantum Computing with Protein Puzzle

A game to demonstrate the power of quantum computing to students

Details

This activity kit introduces the fundamentals of quantum computing with Protein Puzzle, an interactive game designed to teach students about the power and future potential of quantum computing.Protein Puzzle shows the power of quantum computing through an easy-to-understand analogy while providing students with facts and additional resources to learn about quantum computing.The activity can be completed in about 30 minutes, depending on number of students.

This activity kit will require the following resources:

  • Facilitator should have an Internet-connected PC or Mac with a modern Web browser and an A/V setup to show a short video and demonstrate the game.
  • Students (or pairs of students) will need an Internet-connected computer with a modern Web browser to play the game.
  • Note: the game is best viewed on a laptop or desktop (PC or Mac).

Instructions

  1. Review the resources below for some fundamental background on quantum computing.