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I developed this resource for numeracy across learning workshops done in my school for Maths Week Scotland. It could be used at any time, and takes around 20-25 minutes, but is tight - it could easily be stretched. We used a conductive foil ‘dance mat’ to learn about simple binary number conversion. A second version used bananas or apples to play the same game. Pupils must generate 4-bit binary numbers by jumping on the right combinations of values to switch on/off the 1s and 0s. A presentation is included.

This was aimed at S1 (first year of secondary), but I also used it with a National 4 class. This is Second Level technologies, and could be covered in upper primary if equipped.

Instructions are included for creating/wiring the dance mat, as well as pupil/helper instructions and a score sheet.
Game files are included for Scratch v1.4 and Scratch 2.

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Review

5

aap03102

2 years ago
5

This is an excellent resource- really imaginative, creative and addictive. My kids absolutely loved learning about binary through this. Thanks for sharing on TES...

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