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Tim Bell, Ian H. Witten and Mike Fellows Adapted for classroom use by
 

Summary: Created by
Tim Bell, Ian H. Witten and Mike Fellows
Adapted for classroom use by
Robyn Adams and Jane McKenzie
Illustrated by Matt Powell
An enrichment and extension
programme for primary-aged children
Parents' Edition by Andrea Arpaci-Dusseau
Computer Science Unplugged: Parents' Edition©2007 Version 1.0
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Introduction
Computers are everywhere. We all need to learn how to use them, and many of us use
them every day. But how do they work? How do they think? And how can people make
them go faster and better? Computer Science is a fascinating subject that explores
these very questions. The easy and fun activities in this book, designed for children of
a range of ages, introduce you to some of the building blocks of how computers
work--without the children using a computer at all!
Many of the activities are mathematically based, e.g. exploring binary numbers,
mapping and graphs, patterns and sorting problems, and cryptography. Others link in
well with the technology curriculum, and the knowledge and understanding of how

  

Source: Arpaci-Dusseau, Andrea - Department of Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin at Madison

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences