CS Unplugged: Binary numbers

Use these activities with your students to explore how to computers use just two symbols zero and one to represent information. Support your teaching and learning with video clips and other related resources.

Additional details

Year band(s) 5-6
Format Web page
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Explain how digital systems represent all data using numbers


Explore how data can be represented by off and on states (zeros and ones in binary)

Keywords Binary numbers
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs Mathematics

University of Canterbury, NZ http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/


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