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Encryption Decryption (Year 6-10)
This session is best suited for students in Year 6 (Stage 3) – Year 10 (Stage 5)
Join Questacon as we explore how and why encryption has been used in the past with the historical Caesar and Vigenère ciphers. Participants will have a chance to encode and decipher top secret messages.
Participants will also be shown how modern day encryption is used to keep their information safe online.
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Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre
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Requirements for this excursion
Once you make a booking, you will receive a confirmation email containing the details required for participating, including a materials list and connection details.
Testing and Support
Please use the Zoom testing room here: https://zoom.us/test
For more information about this excursion content
Name: Leisha Duncan - Digital Outreach Coordinator
Phone: 02 6222 2262
Email: [email protected]
Students will be creating their own encoded messages and will have the opportunity to crack some of our top secret messages in this 60 minute virtual excursion.
A Teacher Resource and Student Resource containing a printable version of a Caesar Cipher Wheel and a Vigenère Cipher will be sent to you to distribute to attendees.