KS3 CT Computational Thinking Series

KS3 CT Computational Thinking Series

KS3 CT Computational Thinking 14 key worksheets designed to be completed electronically to teach some of the trickier aspects of the KS3 National Curriculum, including: 1. Linear search 2. Binary search 3. Bubble sort 4. Simple logic gates 5. Logic gate circuits 6. Representing numbers 7. Binary to decimal 8. Decimal to binary 9. -TBC 10. Binary addition 11. Text representation 12. Picture representation 13. Sound representation 14. Instructions 15. Instruction sets 16. (brief introduction to algorithmic thinking) Lots of editable explanations, tasks and activities for varying abilities.
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GCSE 9-1 OCR Computer Science complete set of study notes book

GCSE 9-1 OCR Computer Science complete set of study notes book

Study resources for OCR Computer Science - the complete set! Over 150 pages, tailored to this GCSE course: 1.1 System Architecture 1.2 Memory 1.3 Storage 1.4 Wired and wireless networks 1.5 Network topologies, protocols and layers 1.6 System Security 1.7 Systems software 1.8 Ethical, legal, cultural and environmental concerns 2.1 Algorithms 2.2 Programming technique 2.3 Producing robust programs 2.4 Computational Logic 2.5 Translators and facilities of languages 2.6 Data representation +Handy revision section
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Image Representation Worksheet

Image Representation Worksheet

What better way to learn about how bitmap graphics are created than to create a bitmap image! This editable Word document and can either be completed electronically, or printed and completed without need for a computer. (i.e. for homework). Outcomes:  Drawing of an image and written binary representation  Calculation of total pixels in an image  Decoding of RGB values Vocabulary: c Bit c Bitmap c Binary c Colour-depth c Pixel c Pixelated c Pixel density c Resolution c RGB
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OCR GCSE 9-1 Computer Science 1.8 Ethical, legal, cultural and environmental concerns

OCR GCSE 9-1 Computer Science 1.8 Ethical, legal, cultural and environmental concerns

Get better value by buying this as part of my GCSE OCR Computer Science bundle.  How to investigate and discuss Computer Science technologies while considering: ethical issues, legal issues, cultural issues, environmental issues, privacy issues.  How key stakeholders are affected by technologies  Environmental impact of Computer Science  Cultural implications of Computer Science  Open source vs proprietary software  Legislation relevant to Computer Science: The Data Protection Act 1998 Computer Misuse Act 1990 Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 Creative Commons Licensing Freedom of Information Act 2000.
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OCR GCSE 9-1 Computer Science 1.1 System Architecture

OCR GCSE 9-1 Computer Science 1.1 System Architecture

Get better value by buying this as part of my GCSE OCR Computer Science bundle.  The purpose of the CPU  Von-Neumann architecture: MAR (Memory Address Register), MDR (Memory Data Register), PC (Program Counter), Accumulator  Common CPU components and their function: ALU (Arithmetic Logic Unit), CU (Control Unit), Cache  The function of the CPU as fetch and execute instructions stored in memory  How common characteristics of CPUs affect their performance: clock speed, cache size, number of cores  Embedded systems: (purpose and examples)
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OCR GCSE 9-1 Computer Science 2.5 Translators and facilities of languages

OCR GCSE 9-1 Computer Science 2.5 Translators and facilities of languages

Get better value by buying this as part of my GCSE OCR Computer Science bundle.  Characteristics and purpose of different levels of programming language, including low level languages  The purpose of translators  The characteristics of an assembler, a compiler and an interpreter  Common tools and facilities available in an integrated development environment (IDE): editors, error diagnostics, run-time environment, translators
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OCR GCSE 9-1 Computer Science 2.4 Computational Logic

OCR GCSE 9-1 Computer Science 2.4 Computational Logic

Get better value by buying this as part of my GCSE OCR Computer Science bundle.  Why data is represented in computational systems in binary form  Simple logic diagrams using the operations AND, OR, NOT  Truth tables  Combining Boolean operators using AND, OR and NOT to two levels  Applying logical operators in appropriate truth tables to solve problems
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OCR GCSE 9-1 Computer Science 1.3 Storage

OCR GCSE 9-1 Computer Science 1.3 Storage

Get better value by buying this as part of my GCSE OCR Computer Science bundle.  The need for secondary storage  Data capacity & calculation of data capacity requirements  Common types of storage: optical, magnetic, solid stage  Suitable storage devices and storage media for a given application, and the advantages and disadvantages of these, using characteristics: capacity, speed, portability, durability, reliability, cost.
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OCR GCSE 9-1 Computer Science 2.6 Data Representation

OCR GCSE 9-1 Computer Science 2.6 Data Representation

Get better value by buying this as part of my GCSE OCR Computer Science bundle. Units  Bit, nibble, byte, kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte, terabyte, petabyte  How data needs to be converted into a binary format to be processed by a computer. Numbers  How to convert positive denary whole numbers (0–255) into 8 bit binary numbers and vice versa  How to add two 8 bit binary integers and explain overflow errors which may occur  Binary shifts  How to convert positive denary whole numbers (0–255) into 2 digit hexadecimal numbers and vice-versa  How to convert from binary to hexadecimal equivalents and vice versa  Check digits. Characters  The use of binary codes to represent characters  The term ‘character-set’  The relationship between the number of bits per character in a character set and the number of characters which can be represented (for example ASCII, extended ASCII and Unicode). Images  How an image is represented as a series of pixels represented in binary  Metadata included in the file  The effect of colour depth and resolution on the size of an image file. Sound  How sound can be sampled and stored in digital form  How sampling intervals and other factors affect the size of a sound file and the quality of its playback: sample size, bit rate, sampling frequency. Compression  Need for compression  Types of compression: lossy, lossless
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OCR GCSE 9-1 Computer Science 1.2 Memory

OCR GCSE 9-1 Computer Science 1.2 Memory

Get better value by buying this as part of my GCSE OCR Computer Science bundle.  The difference between RAM and ROM  The purpose of ROM in a computer system  The purpose of RAM in a computer system  The need for virtual memory  Flash memory
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CPU: Fetch, Decode, Execute (GCSE LEVEL)

CPU: Fetch, Decode, Execute (GCSE LEVEL)

A resource aimed at OCR Computer Science Students. A presentation to explain very clearly how the CPU goes about adding up two different numbers. It shows every step of execution, clearly explaining the purpose of each of the registers that students need to know about. 27 slides in total. NB: It demonstrates the concept and is suitable for up to GCSE Level (9-1).
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Computer Systems, Input, Output and Storage Devices

Computer Systems, Input, Output and Storage Devices

9 high quality worksheets packed with including activities about: - Types of computer systems (desktop, laptop, netbook, tablet, smartphone) - Matching a computer system to different people (e.g. plumber, teacher etc) - Matching up Input, Output, Storage and Connectivity descriptions - Writing examples of input, output, storage and connectivity devices - Actuators - Types of printers (dye sublimation, inkjet, laser, dot matrix) - Storage types (optical, magnetic, solid state, cloud) - including comparisons and definitions - Exam style questions Links to web videos Suitable for KS3 and KS4 This is an extract from my Cambridge Nationals workbook. Designed to aid efficient learning and save photocopying by making efficient use of page space.
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Mobile Smartphone App Design

Mobile Smartphone App Design

NEW AND IMPROVED!! UPDATED (version 3) 7 initial worksheets for students to make decisions about designing mobile apps. Focus on: operating system, understanding hardware features, research skills.
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Complete AQA GCSE Computer Science Workbook Activities v1.22

Complete AQA GCSE Computer Science Workbook Activities v1.22

THIS IS FOR THE CURRICULUM THAT ENDED IN 2016...still some useful content. Save hours of preparation with this complete tailor-made workbook, covering all of the course and exemplar coursework. Understanding the needs of teachers who might, or might not be familiar with the course, this resource has everything you need. Over 100 pages including: worksheets covering every theory topic, practical exercises, includes links to relevant videos. Examination style questions and answers. How to write the controlled assessment coursework and get a good grade! Exemplar coursework (not live), This has been tried and tested with students and teachers with differing abilities in different schools. I know that school budgets can be tight, which is why this is value for money. Save hours of time with this resource. The price is for a SINGLE SITE licence. Your feedback is welcome.
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Operating Systems and Applications

Operating Systems and Applications

Worksheets (5 pages) about: - Types of operating systems - Utility software - Customisation - Software updates - Application software This is an extract from my Cambridge Nationals workbook
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Computer Law, phishing, health & Safety, Data Protection Act, Copyright, Computer misuse, Ethics

Computer Law, phishing, health & Safety, Data Protection Act, Copyright, Computer misuse, Ethics

Worksheets: Phishing Health & Safety Act (Cloze) Data Protection Act (information) Copyright (matching activity) Computer Misuse (information) Business Ethics (comprehension) Cyberbulling (information) Workplace surveillance (methods, e.g. GPS, web monitoring, CCTV, RFID) (Comprehension, discussion) Cookies & Disabling Cookies (matching activity) Key logging Mobile phone triangulation Loyalty Schemes Cyber Wars (matching threats to description) Disciplinary procedures Countermeasures (- to cyber threats - matching activity) This is an extract from my Cambridge Nationals workbook
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