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Codes, Computers & Communicating with Aliens


Codes, Computers, and Communicating with Aliens is an interactive workshop that is designed to introduce Ontario students (grades 7-8, 9-12) to how computers and electronic devices communicate numbers, text, and media. Students learn about how very simple mathematical concepts are applied to make digital technology work, including text messages and digital images. The presenation also teaches students about international efforts to communicate with outer space (Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence, SETI), using the same digital framework.

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