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Unit 4 - Year 8 - Back to the Future

Unit Objectives

To understand how to build up basic shapes to create an emoji using online software.  To understand how to build up more advanced shapes, including text and lines to create an emoji using online software.  

To understand how to use some basic Javascript to make

your emoji interactive

 

During this module, we will be taking a trip back in time to look at the future of Computer Science and its key inventors and Computer Scientists. 

 

Alan Turing Ava Lovelace George Boole Sir Tim Berners-Lee Charles Babbage

 

 

Assessment 1:

A PowerPoint or similar document with research on the various Computer Scientists and inventors we have researched over the past few weeks. 

  • Charles Babbage
  • Ava Lovelace
  • George Boole
  • Alan Turing
  • Sir Tim Berners-Lee

 

Assessment 2:

A Multiple choice question paper covering the following topics:

The purpose of a web browser

What is HTML?

HTML language - Only for year 9.

Questions on what the following famous people did:

  • Charles Babbage
  • George Boole
  • Alan Turing
  • Sir Tim Berners-Lee
  • Ava Lovelace

PigPen code

Ceasar Shift Cipher

Naming Logic Gates

Output from logic gates joined together - Only for year 9