ASCII and Unicode Teaching Resource for Computer Science GCSE and A Level

£15.00

Description

This resource provides thorough coverage of the ASCII and Unicode Character Sets needed for Computer Science GCSE and A Level. There are practice activities, an ASCII conversion table and Python code examples.

Specification references

Knowledge of ASCII and Unicode character sets is required for the following Computer Science GCSE and A Level specification references.

AQA Computer Science GCSE 8525

  • 3.3.5 Character encoding

OCR Computer Sciene GCSE J277

  • 1.2.4 Data storage

Eduqas Computer Science GCSE

  • 4 Data representation and storage

AQA Computer Science A Level

  • 3.5.5.2 ASCII and Unicode

OCR Computer Science A Level

1.4.1 Data Types

Cambridge AS/A2 Cambridge International AS Computer Science 9608

  • 1.1.1 Number representation
  • 2.2.1 Data types

Topics covered by this resource

  • ASCII and Unicode character sets are and how they work
  • Converting between ASCII and English (Latin) characters in both directions using denary, hexadecimal and binary
  • Using Python to print ASCII art
  • Using Python to convert characters between English and ASCII in denary
  • Using Python to print Unicode characters from their codes

Contents of this resource

  • In-depth presentation on ASCII and Unicode Character Sets in .pptx format
  • PDF version of the presentation
  • Exercises for students
  • Python code for all examples in the presentation

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