ASCII and Unicode for GCSE and A Level Computer Science

This slideshow provides thorough coverage of the ASCII and Unicode Character Sets needed for GCSE and A Level Computer Science. There are practice activities, an ASCII conversion table and Python code examples.

After using this slide show, you and your students will be able to:

Understand what ASCII and Unicode are and how they work
Convert between ASCII and English characters in both directions using denary, hexadecimal and binary
Use Python to print ASCII art
Use Python to convert characters between English and ASCII in denary
Use Python to print some Unicode characters from their codes

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Created: Oct 21, 2019

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