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Caesar Ciphers: An Introduction to Cryptography

Students brainstorm and discuss the concept of cryptography, the science of secrets in today's world and then focus on a system for sending secret messages used by Julius Caesar. They make a Caesar wheel assessing encrypting and decrypting coded messages.

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Resource Details

Grade
8th - 10th
Subjects
English Language Arts
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Included Materials
  • Worksheet

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