Digital Information

Students will explore the ways that digital information is encoded, represented and manipulated.

Chapter 1: Representing & Transmitting Information
U1Ch1L1: Welcome to CSP! "Shark Tank!" Students will develop an innovative technological idea and present to a group of investors. Click Here.
Representing Information & Protocols
Students will develop a device & a process to send a binary message across a classroom to their partners. A. Message
B. Protocols
U1Ch1L3: Circle Square Patterns (Protocols). Students will analyze patterns and develop protocols. Click Here.
U1Ch1L4: Binary Numbers Students will calculate with binary numbers using a Flippy Do chart. Click Here.
U1Ch1L5: Overflow & Rounding Students will explore the limitations or representing numbers with bits. Click Here.
Sending Binary Numbers
Students will develop a protocol to communicate a drawing using only binary numbers. Click Here.
U1Ch1L6: Representing Text_ASCII Students will invent a way to use numbers to represent text in order to communicate with others. This is an introduction to ASCII. Click Here
U1Ch1L7: B&W Images Students will encode black and white digital images in binary. Click Here
U1Ch1L8a: Color Images Students will encode images using the RGB color scheme. Click Here.
U1Ch1L8b: Hexadecimal Students will learn how to encode using a hexadecimal notation for larger groupings of binary digits. Click Here.
U1Ch1L9: Lossless Compression Students will analyze patterns in data to determine compression strategies and create lossless compressions of text files. Click Here.
U1Ch1L10: Lossy Compression Students will learn the difference between lossy and lossless compression. Click Here.