CS Unplugged: Field guide: Coding - Compression

An online resource for teaching Computer Science to students, this chapter focusses on Coding - Compression. This chapter looks at common forms of compression and issues related to quality of data and time taken to compress and decompress the data.

Additional details

Year band(s) 9-10
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Digital systems, Data representation, Data interpretation
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Investigate simple data compression techniques

Keywords Professional learning, Coding, Data compression, Recollection, File size, Data retrieval, Data storage

University of Canterbury, New Zealand


University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0.