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Brainwaves - Green - Break that Code
Brainwaves - Green - Break that Code


 
Our Price: AUD$9.95 Inc GST
Resource Type: Literacy Resource Subject: Hi-Lo Nonfiction, Science
School Level: Lower Primary & Junior Secondary
Reading Level: 26 Reading Age: 7+yrs Interest Age: 812yrs
Broadband: F Word Count: 800-1200
Lexile: 820L

Stock Status:  * In Stock *
Availability: Usually Ships 3-6 Business Days for Australian Orders
Product Code: 9781865094731

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Find out how codes have been used since ancient times. Then have a go at breaking some secret codes!
In the book Break That Code, Chapter one looks at the history of coded messages and the people who invented, and broke, famous codes. The chapter includes details on the morse code, the Braille system and the Alberti disk and asks students to use these methods to decode a message.
Chapter two looks at ways in which pictures and symbols have been used to send messages. This chapter concentrates on Mayan glyphs, Egyptian hieroglyphs and how archaeologists cracked the code of the hieroglyphs.
Chapter three examines how codes have been used in both modern and ancient wars to send and recieve secret messages. Methods covered include the scytale, Caesar cipher and the Enigma machine and Navajo colde talkers from World War II

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