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GCSE Computer Science binary shifts worksheet
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GCSE Computer Science binary shifts worksheet

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Worksheet for GCSE Computer Science covering logic binary shifts and arithmetic binary shifts. 10 questions in total. Designed for Edexcel Computer Science but useful for other courses too. Useful for homework or as a quick revision resource. Separate answer sheet included. Fully editable resource.
GCSE Computer Science crosswords (13 topics)
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GCSE Computer Science crosswords (13 topics)

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Crosswords for 13 GCSE Computer Science topics, plus 3 bonus ’Mega crosswords’ containing over 40 clues each. Answer keys included for all crosswords. Each crossword is a PDF that can be printed. Great for starters and plenaries. (Two samples are also available on TES for free). Pack contains the following crosswords (plus answers for each): Hardware Software Binary (answers in binary only) Binary inc negatives (answers in binary only) Binary and Hexadecimal Data representation CPU architecture Programming languages Networks The Internet Network security Algorithms Programming
GCSE Computer Science: Word puzzle (algorithms)
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GCSE Computer Science: Word puzzle (algorithms)

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GCSE Computer Science word search without clues, covering the Algorithms topic. Word searches without a list of key words force pupils to think harder about the topic and the related technical terms. These are useful as starters to test prior learning, as plenaries, or activities to revisit over a series of lessons for evidence of progress.
GCSE Computer Science: Data lesson 1 (Binary)
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GCSE Computer Science: Data lesson 1 (Binary)

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Full lesson - Introduction to data representation and binary numbers. This lesson introduces the concept that everything in a computer is represented as binary, explains how binary works, and covers binary to denary conversion. Includes teacher’s PowerPoint, activities, and homework (with solutions). Fully editable resource.
GCSE Computer Science crossword: Networks
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GCSE Computer Science crossword: Networks

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Crosswords for GCSE Computer Science topic Networks. Answer key included. Printable PDF. Great for starters and plenaries. A pack containing crosswords and answers for 13 Computer Science topics is available on TES: Hardware Software Binary (answers in binary only) Binary inc negatives (answers in binary only) Binary and Hexadecimal Data representation CPU architecture Programming languages Networks The Internet Network security Algorithms Programming
Hardware and Software: spot the mistakes starter / plenary activity (KS3 / GCSE Computer Science)
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Hardware and Software: spot the mistakes starter / plenary activity (KS3 / GCSE Computer Science)

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KS3 / GCSE Computer Science "Spot the mistakes" task for the Hardware and Software topics. Students must read a short piece of text and identify the mistakes. Handy to check understanding as a starter or plenary. Covers the basics of input, output, storage, and types of software. One PowerPoint contains the two questions, each with the plain text, a slide highlighting the mistakes, and a slide showing the correct answers. This is useful for displaying on a projector. The second PowerPoint includes just the questions and is useful for students working independently with the resource on a VLE. Fully editable resource.
GCSE Computer Science crossword: Binary
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GCSE Computer Science crossword: Binary

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Crosswords for GCSE Computer Science topic ‘binary’, also suitable for years 8 and 9. Answer key included. Printable PDF. Great for starters and plenaries. A pack containing crosswords and answers for 13 Computer Science topics is available on TES: Hardware Software Binary (answers in binary only) Binary inc negatives (answers in binary only) Binary and Hexadecimal Data representation CPU architecture Programming languages Networks The Internet Network security Algorithms Programming
GCSE Computer Science: Hardware lesson 3 (Input & Output)
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GCSE Computer Science: Hardware lesson 3 (Input & Output)

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Full lesson - Input and Output (IO) devices. Following on from lesson 2, this lesson covers common input and output devices, including computer accessibility for disabled users. Includes teacher’s PowerPoint, activity, worksheet, and plenary. Homework worksheet is also included. Fully editable resource.
GCSE Computer Science: Puzzles & Games pack
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GCSE Computer Science: Puzzles & Games pack

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Pack of GCSE Computer Science games and puzzles that make excellent lesson starters, plenaries, or standalone activities. Included: 12 ‘Clueless’ word searches covering 8 topics (with full answers) 6 Taboo word games (185 terms in total) 16 Crosswords covering 13 topics (with full answers)
GCSE Computer Science Hardware and Software revision activity
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GCSE Computer Science Hardware and Software revision activity

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A fill-in-the-gaps activity for students to improve their understanding of computer system components. Students must complete the tree diagram, which includes hardware (input, output, storage, and processing) and software (application software and operating systems). Useful as a lesson plenary or an end of topic summary. Suitable for KS3 or GCSE Computer Science. Fully editable resource. Includes tree diagram with gaps and the solution.
Low level programming languages practical lesson - GCSE Computer Science
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Low level programming languages practical lesson - GCSE Computer Science

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Practical lesson on low level languages, focusing on assembly language. The bulk of the lesson is practical programming exercises using the Little Man Computer (LMC). By comparing their existing knowledge of a high level language with these assembly language programming tasks, pupils should be able to grasp the differences between the two types of programming language. The plenary reinforces these differences. Includes a worked example, 6 differentiated assembly language program activities, an instruction set help sheet, a short lesson plenary, and a longer version that can be used as homework (both with answers). Fully editable resource.
GCSE Computer Science revision - number systems  worksheet
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GCSE Computer Science revision - number systems worksheet

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A revision worksheet for GCSE Computer Science covering: Denary, binary, and hexadecimal conversion Binary arithmetic (addition, subtraction) Binary shifts (arithmetic and logical) Overflow Negative numbers (sign and magnitude) one’s complement, two’s complement) Exam style questions (total 48 marks). Each of the 11 objectives at the top of the sheet is accompanied by links to online revision resources for that concept. Fully editable resource. Separate answers sheet included.
GCSE Computer Science: Hardware complete unit
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GCSE Computer Science: Hardware complete unit

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Six complete 1 hour lessons covering an introduction to computer hardware for GCSE pupils. The lessons cover: -The input-output-processing model -Basic processing -Input and output devices -Secondary storage -Primary storage -Cloud storage Each lesson has a starter, activities, teacher’s presentation, and homework. All resources fully editable. All worksheets and tasks have separate answers provided.
Computer Science keyword bingo game (All topics)
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Computer Science keyword bingo game (All topics)

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Keyword bingo game covering all topics on the GCSE Computer Science syllabus. Great for lesson starters, plenaries, and revision. The teacher reads the clues; students must cross off the relevant keyword if they have it. The game ends when a student has all clues crossed off or achieves a straight line - you decide. Each topic includes at least 20 unique bingo cards for students, plus clue and definition list for the teacher. Fully editable resource.
GCSE Computer Science: Taboo words game (185 terms, 6 topics)
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GCSE Computer Science: Taboo words game (185 terms, 6 topics)

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Banned Words is similar to the games Taboo ™ or Forbidden Words ™. Students must get their teammates to guess key words by giving a definition without using certainly banned words. Great for improving language and explanation skills, and for ESL pupils. This game works well for starters and plenaries. This pack contains fully editable Banned Words PowerPoints for 6 Computer Science topics with almost 200 key terms, plus a separate game file with all topics combined. Two samples are also available on TES for free. This electronic version of the game saves printing and laminating cards. The presentation can be shown to a student on the teacher’s computer. When the presentation is run, key terms will be selected in a random order until each one has been used exactly once. Topics included: Hardware (42 terms) Software (19 terms) Data Representation (29 terms) Algorithms & Programming (38 terms) Networks & The Internet (44 terms) The Bigger Picture (13 terms) Each PowerPoint is fully editable so you can easily add your own terms. A blank template is included to create your own games based on your chosen topics. Notes: The random-slide function will ensure each slide is selected exactly once. For the random-slide functionality to work you must: Enable Macros when opening the presentation Click the blue arrows to change slide (not the cursor keys on the keyboard)
GCSE Computer Science: Hardware lesson 4 (Secondary storage)
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GCSE Computer Science: Hardware lesson 4 (Secondary storage)

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Full lesson - secondary storage devices including starter, teacher’s PowerPoint, worksheet, plenary task, and homework task. Following on from lesson 3, this lesson covers the difference between primary and secondary storage, and the different types of secondary storage device. Fully editable resource.