This unit explores the technical challenges and questions that arise from the need to represent digital information in computers and transfer it between people and computational devices. Topics include: the digital representation of information - numbers, text, images, and communication protocols
This unit teaches kids how the Internet works and concepts like DNS, TCP/IP etc. that related to the Internet. Students will also has the opportunity to design their own versions of protocols, each one layered on the previous one, in a process that mimics the layered sets of protocols on the real Internet.
The major goals of the unit are:
1. for students to develop a wellrounded and balanced view about data in the world around them and both the positive and negative effects of it and 2. to understand the basics of how and why modern encryption works.
|Club Schedule (Saturday, 1:30PM - 3:30PM)|
|Learning Activity Time||1:30 - 2:15||Individual Worktime*||3:15 - 3:30|
|Break/Minecraft Server Time||2:15 - 2:30||PLEASE PICK UP NO LATER THAN 3:30PM|
|Learning Activity Time||2:30 - 3:15|
|* Students work on unfinished assignments, projects during this time.|