Computing teaching resources: Binary

Resources and ideas for computing, binary, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

18 ICT/Computing Theory Lessons & Homework Booklets

18 ICT/Computing Theory Lessons & Homework Booklets

When these booklets are printed you have 8 theory lessons primarily based on the BBC Bitesize website.Follow the bitesize online pages and activities and complete the task sheets. Homework can be completed on the homework booklet.They have been designed to be used without computers and there are enough lessons for 1 every 2 weeks.Hope they are useful

By anthellison

Bitmapped Images

Bitmapped Images

An introduction to bitmapped images with a paint by numbers (using Binary) activity. Also some publisher documents showing how images are made up using pixels. Some good starter points for Bitmapped / Pixels.

By dsmith00

GCSE Computer Science / Computing Topics Quiz Grids / Starter Tasks - 4 Topics

GCSE Computer Science / Computing Topics Quiz Grids / Starter Tasks - 4 Topics

Grids to be displayed on a whiteboard with 9 questions. Topics covered:Representing DataDatabasesNetworks & InternetProgrammingCan be used as a quiz or individual grids used as a starter to a lesson.I have used as a revision quiz and have included the answer grid PDF. I gave the students 30 seconds on each grid. Easy to adapt for future topics.

By moggga

GCSE Computing Revision Sheets

GCSE Computing Revision Sheets

Revision sheets that follow the basis of OCR syllabus, but can be used with any syllabus that follow the same topics. Topic included are:- Computer Systems- Computing Hardware- Binary Logic- Software- Data Representation- Number Conversions- Databases- Computer Networks- Programming

By mro2013

GCSE Computer Science - Revision Checklist

GCSE Computer Science - Revision Checklist

An ideal resource for those students currently preparing for their GCSE Computer Science exam. It covers all the theory that they must learn, including:HardwareDatabasesAlgorithms and ProgrammingSoftwareData RepresentationNetworking

By compteacheruk

Fetch-Decode-Execute Cycle - Teacher Presentation

Fetch-Decode-Execute Cycle - Teacher Presentation

A PowerPoint presentation which can be used by the teacher to be able to demonstrate how the fetch-decode-execute cycle functions within the CPU, at KS4 or KS5.Learning Objectives1) To understand the purpose of the CPU and be able to explain how it typically functions when fetching and decoding instructions. 2) To be able to identify and explain the key differences between an address, control and data bus.

By compteacheruk

Computing 101

Computing 101

A set of 7 topics that provide an introduction to the following Computing topics: binary, binary logic, CPU, network topologies and storage technologies.

By jonmward

Representing images using Binary

Representing images using Binary

This lesson looks at how computer graphics have developed and how a simple 1-bit image can be encoded using binary. Students then have the opportunity to encode and decode their own binary images. They need to be able to convert binary to denary and vice versa before doing this lesson.

By jonmward

Binary Logic

Binary Logic

Introduction to AND, OR and NOT gates. Students then complete the truth tables in a worksheet. They can then use the logic.ly website to self-assess whether they got the truth tables correct and create their binary logic gate diagram to program a car safety system.

By jonmward

Storage Technologies

Storage Technologies

Lesson where students learn about the three main storage technologies: optical, magnetic and solid-state. After researching each technology and how it works, they can then apply that knowledge to identify the most appropriate storage technology for each of the given scenarios in the worksheet. There is also an extension worksheet on Cloud storage.

By jonmward

Binary Conversion and Arithmetic

Binary Conversion and Arithmetic

This lesson introduces binary and compares it to denary. A method of converting denary to binary is then worked through and there are two worksheet activities for students to complete on binary conversion and arithmetic.

By jonmward

Representing Images in Binary - Revision Sheet

Representing Images in Binary - Revision Sheet

This is a worksheet which can be used by students to revise how images are represented by a computer.Learning Objectives1) To understand how a combination of pixels can be used to represent an image.2) To be able to explain key technical terms (such as colour depth, metadata, and resolution) in relation to representing images using binary.

By compteacheruk

Binary Addition (PowerPoint)

Binary Addition (PowerPoint)

Using the latest developments in short term memory "Binary Addition" takes logo and distractions off the learning stage. Using a cinematic approach with powerful graphics and clearly and simply represented binary addition animation examples. Notes are included with suggestions

By mscottmick22

Binary to Denary

Binary to Denary

Using the latest developments in short term memory "Binary Conversion" takes logo and distractions off the learning stage. Using a cinematic approach with powerful graphics and clearly and simply represented binary animation examples. Notes are included with suggestions. Aimed at GCSE OCR and AQA Computer Science but could also be used with KS3 students.

By mscottmick22

Binary

Binary

A fully immersive course in binary that includes powerful powerpoint presentations, printable worksheets with answers, a Python binary to deanery calculator.

By mscottmick22

Representing Images in Binary - Teacher Presentation

Representing Images in Binary - Teacher Presentation

A PowerPoint presentation which can be used by the teacher to demonstrate how to represent images in Binary at KS3 or KS4.Learning Objectives1) To understand how a combination of pixels can be used to represent an image.2) To be able to explain key technical terms (such as colour depth, metadata, and resolution) in relation to representing images using binary.A separate worksheet is included so students can search the purpose of metadata.

By compteacheruk

Representing Sound in Binary - Teacher Presentation

Representing Sound in Binary - Teacher Presentation

A PowerPoint presentation which can be used by the teacher to demonstrate how sound can be represented at KS3 or KS4.Learning Objectives1) To understand how a sound can be represented on a computer.2) To understand how sound can be converted into a suitable format for a computer.A worksheet is also include so students can do some additional research around the representation of sound.

By compteacheruk

Units of Storage - Teacher Presentation

Units of Storage - Teacher Presentation

A PowerPoint presentation which can be used by the teacher to demonstrate the different units of storage at KS3 or KS4.Learning Objective1) To understand how data is measured and why this is important.

By compteacheruk

Central Processing Unit - Teacher Presentation

Central Processing Unit - Teacher Presentation

A PowerPoint presentation which can be used by the teacher to teach the purpose of purpose of the CPU and explain how it functions at KS3 or KS4.Learning Objectives1) To understand the purpose of the central processing unit and be able to explain how it functions.2) To identify factors that would affect the performance of the CPU.

By compteacheruk

RAM and ROM - Teacher Presentation

RAM and ROM - Teacher Presentation

A PowerPoint presentation which can be used by the teacher to teach the differences between both RAM and ROM at KS3 or KS4.Learning Objectives1) To be able to describe the differences between different types of main memory and their purpose within a computer system.2) To understand the purpose of virtual memory within a computer.

By compteacheruk

Expressing Numbers in Binary and Hexadecimal - Teacher Presentation

Expressing Numbers in Binary and Hexadecimal - Teacher Presentation

A PowerPoint presentation which can be used by the teacher to demonstrate how to express numbers in both Binary and Hexadecimal at KS3 or KS4.Learning Objectives1) To understand how binary can be used to represent numbers within a computer.2) To be able to convert denary to binary and vice versa. 3) To be able to convert a representation of binary into hexadecimal.

By compteacheruk

ASCII and UNICODE - Teacher Presentation

ASCII and UNICODE - Teacher Presentation

A PowerPoint presentation which can be used by the teacher to teach the different character sets at KS3 or KS4.Learning Objectives1) To understand how to convert binary into a characters, using both ASCII and UNICODE. 2) To understand the purpose of a character set within a computer.

By compteacheruk

GCSE Progamming and Theory Bundle

GCSE Progamming and Theory Bundle

This Bundle covers much of the programming and theory aspects required for GCSE Computing. 10 Python Programming projects with all teaching materials , code samples and solutions for teachers provided. Also includes an introduction to GCSE Programming using Python with programming activities and task sheets. Activities, workbooks, and home works for GCSE Computing theory topics such as the System architecture, Algorithms, Logic Gates and Circuit Diagram.

By HeatonMoorDigital