Years 7–8: Binary numbers

This scope and sequence unit introduces students to the binary system of ones and zeros used by digital technology to store and process numbers. They also learn how text, images and sound can be stored this way.

Additional details

Year band(s) 7-8
Content type Scope and sequence, Whole School
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Data representation
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Investigate how digital systems represent text, image and audio data using integers


Explain how and why digital systems represent integers in binary

Keywords scope and sequence, scope, sequence
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs Mathematics, Digital Literacy, Critical and creative thinking



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