Character Sets Slide Show – ASCII and Unicode for GCSE and A Level Computer Science



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

After using this slide show, you and your students will be able to:

  • Understand what ASCII and Unicode are and how they work
  • Convert between ASCII and English characters in both directions using denary, hexadecimal and binary
  • Use Python to print ASCII art
  • Use Python to convert characters between English and ASCII in denary
  • Use Python to print some Unicode characters from their codes

File format: .pptx

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