Birthdays and the Binary System

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Yes/no corresponds to 1s and 0s. Three activities use the binary system in association with birthdays. The teacher uses coded cards to determine pupils' birthdays in a lesson that never ages!

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Research what uses the binary system
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should have a firm grasp of place value
  • Construct a set of demonstration cards before beginning the lesson
Pros

  • Provides directions on creating the activities
  • Contains suggestions for assessments
Cons

  • None
Common Core

MP8