Have the students create a Jeopardy Game with the various issues in the book. Students then will compete by being provided with the answers and will be required to state the correct questions -- just as on the TV show.
Comes with Instructions
See which student can write the most accurate description of Charles Babbage's "difference engine" or Alan Turing's "imaginary machine."
Have the students write a newspaper report on the invention of the telegraph.
List of Important Events
Have the students make a list of important events in the history information processing.
Press Conference - Claude Shannon
Have a student play Claude Shannon and hold a press conference about his opinions on information theory.
Have students write a short script recreating a scene between Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace.
Ask the class to submit their own ideas for activities. Allow...
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