This is an open-access textbook that primarily focuses on teaching quantum computing to high school students. According to the authors, this introduces three of the key principles for quantum computing: superposition, quantum measurement, and entanglement. The goal is to bridge the gap between popular science articles and advanced undergraduate texts by making some of the more technical aspects accessible to high school students who have already been introduced to some physics. Printable problem sets and simulation-based labs of various levels are included to reinforce the conceptual ideas described in the text. This is intended as a one-week course for high school students between the ages of 15-18 years. Math concepts such as vector and probability are recommended as a pre-cursor to this module and there are appendices in the book that offer a refresher on these areas.
Authors: Ciaran Hughes, Joshua Isaacson, Anastasia Perry, Ranbel Sun, and Jessica Turner. The authors have scientific backgrounds in physics and engineering, as well as teaching experience. They have also developed quantum computing modules for high school classrooms.