Character Sets KS3 Resources

KS3 Computer Science: Character sets

This module contains:

  • An editable PowerPoint lesson presentation
  • Editable revision handouts
  • A glossary which covers the key terminologies of the module
  • Topic mindmaps for visualising the key concepts
  • Printable flashcards to help students engage active recall
  • A quiz with answer key to test knowledge and understanding of the module
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Character sets

A character or symbol that is present on the keyboard. It has a specific character code that consists of numbers.

This KS3 Computer Science module introduces character sets to your students, explaining:

  • Different characters set such as ASCII, extended ASCII and Unicode
  • Applications of each of these character sets

More Data Representation Modules

Character sets is one lesson in our Data Representation module. The other theory lessons can be found below: