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We're going on a computer hunt

Bands: Years F-2

Duration: 1 hour

How many digital systems are in your home?

We are surrounded by computers and digital systems, often without realizing it. Some digital systems are obvious - a laptop computer, or a smartphone. Others are much harder to find, because they don’t look like a computer. In this activity students explore digital systems around them and consider the components that make those systems, and what the purpose of the system is.

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Curriculum Concepts

Key concept

F-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-10
Digital systems
(ACTDIK001) (ACTDIK007) (ACTDIK014) (ACTDIK023) (ACTDIK034)

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