Lesson 5: Using binary - text

Pupils learn that as well as being used mathematically, binary can use the computer language 'ASCII', to represent characters, and use this conversion of the alphabet from binary to create their own messages

Learning Objectives

  • Representing binary as text

  • Recalling that binary is the main means of all data transfer

  • Reading binary numbers to four bits

  • Using binary to create a written message

  • Knowing that data transfer needs a common language

Lesson Plan

Using binary text
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Kapow Primary, 
Computing specialist
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