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Indoor Scavenger Hunt

Bands: Years 7-8, 9-10

Duration: 30 mins - 1 hour

There is treasure hidden in the house. Solve the puzzles to find it.

In this activity, students solve seven puzzles to navigate their way around the house to find a hidden treasure. Puzzles are solved by applying a range of data representation, binary number, pixel graphic, morse code and simple cryptography skills.

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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)
Data representation
(ACTDIK002) (ACTDIK008) (ACTDIK015) (ACTDIK024) (ACTDIK035)

Linked resources

Data Representation

Play with binary numbers, encrypt text, stylise images and make music using Python.

Data encryption

Learn how data is protected using encryption.