Year 8 – Representations – from clay to silicon

Curriculum KS3 Unit


Humans use symbols to record, process and transmit information. Introduce binary digits to your learners as the symbols computers use to perform these tasks and focus on the representation of text and numbers.

Unit guide

Updated: 21 Feb 2023

Learning graph

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Summative assessment

Updated: 10 Feb 2023

Summative answer

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Lesson 1

Across time and space

Lesson 2

Lights and drums

Lesson 3

Binary digits

Lesson 4

Numbers in binary

Lesson 5

Large quantities

Lesson 6

Turing's mug