Task 3: Option 3


There are a range of useful classroom resources to assist with teaching students about binary data.

I have identified some relevant resources online which successfully integrate the concept of binary data with other curriculum areas such as Math,

  1. Binary Bracelets For years 5-8

This activity enables students to creating bracelets as a binary representation of the first letter of their name. Students can explore how data can be represented and stored in more than one way through this activity.  The lesson plan resource provides a strategic structure to encourage children to develop their conceptual knowledge of binary data

 

2.USING BINARY TO CREATE ON/OFF PICTURES for Years 5 & 6

In this activity, students develop an understanding of how computers store and send digital images and they are able to represent images in a digital format. An alternative lesson variation would be to encourage students to code and decode images.

3. The Cisco Binary Game for Years 5-8

The CISCO binary-based game is extremely useful to practice calculating numbers with the binary system.

 

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