Data Representation: Binary Bauble

In this activity student’s learn that computers use their own language which is converted using a combination of two choices. Students learn how to encode and decode binary on paper. The lesson looks beyond the scope of just binary to how computer hardware is structured to communicate.

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Curriculum Links:

Year 5 and 6: Digital systems have components with basic functions that may connect together to form networks which transmit data(ACTDIK014)

Year 5: Collect, store and present different types of data for a specific purpose using software(ACTDIP016)

Year 6: Whole numbers are used to represent datain a digital system (ACTDIK015)

Year 7: Hardware components of a network (ACTDIK023)


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