Unit 3 – Task


2. Other examples of interesting codes from history – although Morse code was not secret, doing a history and digital technologies combination lessons would be a fantastic way to look at codes in history and how far they have come. Students could investigate the reasons for Morse codes invention and the usage especially during war time. They would then be able to use this knowledge to see how coding has changed and is now binary in a computer.

There are many tasks that students could perform using Morse code including sound or torch light to send the message and then other students are tasked with decoding the message. For example: https://www.fizzicseducation.com.au/150-science-experiments/mathematics/morse-code-detective/

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