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Inspiring interest in radio communications

Inspiring interest in radio communications

SDRplay provide a “software defined radio” (SDR) which turns a Raspberry Pi or PC into a full communications receiver capable of picking up radio signals across the spectrum from long waves to microwaves. All you need is the SDR and a simple antenna which is often just a length of wire. This simple tutorial can help a class pick up signals for themselves: https://youtu.be/JvP8t8aPmRw and this inspiring video shows how a class can pick up actual pictures from the International Space Station (first the class can practice on other signals and when they are ready, they can time their listening for when the ISS is transmitting pictures and passing overhead. See: https://youtu.be/vRwH0FlH9MA Potentially SDRplay can lend a school an RSP1A, or they can be bought with educational discount by emailing jon.hudson@sdrplay.com (SDRplay co-founder)
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Cambridge Technicals - IT - Level 03 - Unit 06 - Application Design - M/507/5005 - Materials

Cambridge Technicals - IT - Level 03 - Unit 06 - Application Design - M/507/5005 - Materials

Cambridge Technicals - IT - Level 03 - Unit 06 - Application Design - M/507/5005 - Delivery Materials - First 3 LO’s are easy then making the aplication gets vague. Prototype modelling, do not do unit unless oyu are willing to create an application that eets a specific criteria. Any issues downloading, email me at enderoth@hotmail.com or go to www.freeschoolresources.com after August whennthe website has been redone.
enderoth
Network topologies, protocols and layers for OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276)

Network topologies, protocols and layers for OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276)

This student networks workbook is ideal for students, non-specialist teachers, NQTs any anyone who wants to learn more about computer network topologies to gain confidence in the OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276) “1.5 Network topologies, protocols & layers” specification. Can be used in the classroom as a teaching aid, for self-study or as a revision tool. This 27-page PDF which covers the theory and includes ready-to-use tasks and even includes the answers. Table of Contents: Network topologies Star network topology Mesh network topology WiFi Frequency Channels Encryption Packet Switching Bandwidth Ethernet IP address MAC address Network Protocols TCP/IP HTTP HTTPS FTP POP IMAP SMTP TCP/IP model The 4 layers of network protocols Application layer Transport layer Internet layer Link layer
nwilkin
Wired and Wireless Networks for OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276)

Wired and Wireless Networks for OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276)

This student networks workbook is ideal for students, non-specialist teachers, NQTs any anyone who wants to learn more about wired and wireless networks to gain confidence in the OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276) “1.4 Wired and wireless networks” specification. Can be used in the classroom as a teaching aid, for self-study or as a revision tool. This 29-page PDF which covers the theory and includes ready-to-use tasks and even includes the answers. Table of Contents: What is a network? Types of network Local Area Network (LAN) Wide Area Network (WAN) Factors that affect the performance of networks Bandwidth Number of devices Cable or wireless media Error rate Latency The different roles of computers in a client-server and a peer-to-peer network Client Server Peer-to-Peer The hardware needed to connect stand-alone computers to a LAN Stand-alone computer Network Interface Controller/Card Transmission Media Switch Router Wireless Access Points The internet Domain Name Server Hosting Cloud storage Local storage compared to cloud storage Cloud computing Security and ownership of data and software on the cloud Virtual Networks
nwilkin
Researching the Aztecs - KS2

Researching the Aztecs - KS2

This resource includes: PPT Starter Integrated handbook for students to complete all about ‘the Aztecs’ ‘Code breaker’ plenary Lesson plan Support ‘cheat sheet’ for L.A Students This lesson plan is based around using ‘microsoft encarta’ for researching, however the lesson could easily be used alongside other similar software. Enjoy!
HDLouise
CS Knowledge Organisers - Software

CS Knowledge Organisers - Software

This is part of my Knowledge Organiser set for Computer Science. This part focuses on Software and key CS concerns. The amount of content that students are required to learn within Computing is vast the following document is all of the knowledge organisers I have developed for my students linked to the Computer Systems paper for computing. This document can be used for any specification to support students/teachers through the computing topics. The topics covered within this document are: System Software Computing Concerns and Impact on society This document can be used in many different ways some examples are below: Student led revision Topic summary Lesson activities/resources Teacher resource Homework Thanks for your time.
NextStepComputing
CS Knowledge Organiser - Networks

CS Knowledge Organiser - Networks

This is part of my Computer Systems knowledge organiser set. This set focuses on networking knowledge. The amount of content that students are required to learn within Computing is vast the following document is all of the knowledge organisers I have developed for my students linked to the Computer Systems paper for computing. This document can be used for any specification to support students/teachers through the computing topics. The topics covered within this document are: Networks Systems Security This document can be used in many different ways some examples are below: Student led revision Topic summary Lesson activities/resources Teacher resource Homework Thanks for your time.
NextStepComputing
CS Knowledge Organisers - Architecture

CS Knowledge Organisers - Architecture

This is part of my Knowledge Organiser set. The amount of content that students are required to learn within Computing is vast the following document is all of the knowledge organisers I have developed for my students linked to the Computer Systems paper for computing. This document can be used for any specification to support students/teachers through the computing topics. The topics covered within this document are: System Architecture Memory Storage This document can be used in many different ways some examples are below: Student led revision Topic summary Lesson activities/resources Teacher resource Homework Thanks for your time.
NextStepComputing
R081 - Creative I-Media Exam - Personal Learning Checklist

R081 - Creative I-Media Exam - Personal Learning Checklist

This personal learning checklist is perfect for students when monitoring/self assessing their strengths and weaknesses in the R081 OCR Creative I-Media Exam. This document can be updated by students during and outside of lessons and is a perfect revision tool that covers all of the main topics.
Charliesep21
R081 - Creative I-Media Exam - Knowledge Organisers

R081 - Creative I-Media Exam - Knowledge Organisers

These 5 knowledge organisers outline everything students need to know for the R081 OCR Creative I-Media exam. They each fit on one single side of A4 paper and are neat and orgnaised. Students can use them to learn content and then test themsleves in and out of lessons, they can also be used to asisst teachers with key information and topics to cover.
Charliesep21
R081 - Creative I-Media - Flashcards

R081 - Creative I-Media - Flashcards

In this document there are over 60 Flashcards that can be used to test students on all of the key knowledge for the R081 OCR Creative I-Media exam. The flashcards cover all learning objectives and can be used both in lessons and at home.
Charliesep21
R081 - Creative I-Media Exam - Scheme of Work

R081 - Creative I-Media Exam - Scheme of Work

This detailed and comprehensive scheme of work for the R081 Creative I-Media exam will enable teachers to cover all of the relevent course content in detail. Embedded into this scheme of work are all four Learning Objectives, interleaving and spacing and retrieval plenaries. Assessment points have also been added to assist teachers with low risk high frequency assessment tracking.
Charliesep21
R081 - Creative I-Media Exam - Revision/Activity Booklet

R081 - Creative I-Media Exam - Revision/Activity Booklet

This 46 page revsion/activity booklet for the OCR R081 Creative I-Media Exam is perfect for students who are revising and preparing for the exam. The booklet covers all four learning objectives in detail and allows students to apply all of the content they have learned in lessons to various scenarious. The last section of the booket is made up of questions from previous R081 exams.
Charliesep21
End of year Computing Summer Quiz 2018

End of year Computing Summer Quiz 2018

NEW COMPUTER SCIENCE QUIZ FOR THE END OF YEAR / SUMMER TERM 2018! A fun whole class quiz, ideally suited to keep pupils engaged and settled for the final lesson of the summer term. Suitable for year 7 to year 11. The quiz includes computer science elements as well as other fun summer related questions getting them into the summer holiday spirit. Guaranteed to make the final lesson fun before they break up for summer. Print out the answer sheets (enough for 1 per team) and then run through the quiz on the whiteboard. After each section the answers are provided allowing the quiz to easily be cut shorter if you wish. Suitable for GCSE Computer Science classes and KS3 Computing and ICT classes.
nwilkin
Year 7 End of Year Exam Feedback

Year 7 End of Year Exam Feedback

This is a feedback resource to go with another user’s exam. The link to the exam is https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/year-7-end-of-year-exam-computing-with-mark-scheme-11351763
sam9486
BTEC LEVEL 3 National Extended Cert. in IT Unit 1(Lessons 23 - 54)

BTEC LEVEL 3 National Extended Cert. in IT Unit 1(Lessons 23 - 54)

Unit 1. IT Systems (Lessons 23-54) This series of resources includes: presentations, worksheets, home learning tasks, etc. They follow Lessons 23 - 54, of the Edexcel scheme of work (delivery guide) covering Learning Aims B-E. Each of the presentations follows an identical format: introduction, starter, objectives, research, tasks, home learning, and plenary. Also included, assessment tasks and revision worksheets.
ttootle
Revision Posters GCSE Computer Science OCR Paper 1

Revision Posters GCSE Computer Science OCR Paper 1

A set of 4 posters with space for students to fill in key words and information on - Systems Architecture; Systems Software; Networks; Issues. Answer slides also provided so students can confirm what they have filled in. Posters summarise the key information for each topic. Can be given as each topic is completed to aid with topic assessment or in revision phase before final exam. The Powerpoint slides are designed to be printed off and enlarged to A3. Colour printing is best. Students use their resources - textbooks, revision guides, lesson notes- to fill in the keywords and content for each . Designed to be used in conjunction with OCR Revision Guide. Posters can then be displayed at home to help with revision before exam. Particularly useful for students with poor note-taking or memory skills.
KSouthgate