Digital Technologies Curriculum
Level 9 - 10

Level 9 - Level 10

Digital Systems

Content Description

  • Investigate the role of hardware and software in managing, controlling and securing the movement of and access to data in networked digital systems.

Lesson Ideas

Online Resources

Aitken Creek Computers
  • Infrastructure: a PowerPoint presentation and activity to support students to explore infrastructure. Please note that teachers will need to create a free login to access these quality lesson plans. The Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • New Tech and Old Tech: this activity allows students to compare old and new tech to experience how significant the advances in technology have been. Includes detailed lesson plan and student resources. Please note that teachers will need to create a free login to access this resource. The Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Applications of programmable systems: students investigate one programmable system from the past which have enabled inventions of today. Institution of Engineering and Technology

Units of Work

Online Resources

CODE
  • The Internet: students work together to invent solutions and protocols to many of the problems that arise in the structure and function of the Internet. Code.org
  • Information everywhere: an introduction to web-based information systems for secondary students. Royal Society of Edinburgh

Resources

Online Resources

Network
  • Information Storage and Security: learn about a career in information storage and security and computer storage solutions. Students could then investigate security systems further and were/how data is stored. Wonderville
  • Networks explained: this PowerPoint presentation explains different types of computer networks. Lubna Sorour

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