Crack the Code Puzzles for Technology Class
Binary Code, Hexadecimal, and Morse Code Encoded Messages with silly phrases as well as technology facts. This packet would be perfect as bell ringers and for early finishers. Have days without access to devices? These are still Tech lessons but on paper!
Looking for a fun and engaging way to teach your students about technology? Look no further than our Binary Code, Hexadecimal, and Morse Code Encoded Messages packet! Introducing the ultimate tech-inspired resource for teachers and students – Binary Code, Hexadecimal, and Morse Code Encoded Messages with silly phrases as well as technology facts! Perfect for those days when you don’t have access to devices, this packet provides an engaging and entertaining way for students to explore basic concepts related to automation, patterns, and algorithmic thinking.
Designed as quick activities for when the WIFI is down or you can’t use computers, these printables are also perfect for early finisher activities. We recommend laminating the conversion tables so you don’t have to make so many copies! Additionally, this product is perfect for bell-ringers. Display the page and the conversion table under your document camera or straight from your laptop (paperless) for students to solve at their seats.
Not only are these activities engaging, but they also align with the computational thinker standards. Students will understand and explore basic concepts related to automation, patterns, and algorithmic thinking. They will be able to explain how computers use patterns to process and sort information.
Each page features a silly phrase or technology fact that has been encoded using Binary Code, Hexadecimal, or Morse Code. Students must use the provided conversion tables to decode the messages and reveal the hidden message. With a variety of messages included, students will be entertained and engaged for hours on end.
So what are you waiting for? Add this amazing resource to your teaching arsenal and watch your students develop their computational thinking skills while having a blast!
Ideas for using these printables:
- Quick activities for when the wifi is down or you can’t use computers
- Early finisher activities (I recommend laminating the conversion tables so you don’t have to make so many copies)
- Bell-ringers. Display the page and the conversion table under your document camera or straight from your laptop (paperless) for students to solve at their seats.
- 5.d Students understand and explore basic concepts related to automation, patterns, and algorithmic thinking.
- I can explain how computers use patterns to process and sort information.
- Binary Code 2-14
- Hexadecimals 15-28
- Morse Code 29-35
- Answer Keys 36-66
Now also includes a lesson plan and vocabulary list with definitions in the downloadable version.
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