Binary 4- ASCII Art- How Computers Write.



To write using letters, numbers and punctuation, computers assign the values of a byte to the different characters using a scheme called ASCII.

Lesson Time

150 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture

Standards and Objectives


California's 2008 CTE Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will understand how computers can work with letters and numbers using the ASCII encoding scheme.
  • Students will be able to translate letters and numbers into ASCII and then binary and then back to the original characters.
  • Students will understand how ASCIIart is created and why it was important to the early computer revolution.

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