The Computing Progression Pathways suggests that at the pink level, on the theme of Communication & Networks, a student should demonstrate that he/she:
- Obtains content from the world wide web using a web browser. (Algorithmic Thinking)
- Understands the importance of communicating safely and respectfully online, and the need for keeping personal information private. (Evaluation)
- Knows what to do when concerned about content or being contacted. (Algorithmic Thinking)
The following link to cs4fn articles that illustrate Communication & Networks – Pink Level
- The knapsack problem lies at the heart of many of today’s software encryption applications that let people transfer financial and other personal information over the Internet safely.
Countdown – a tale of codes and computational conundrums [cs4fn-link]
More of our resources, including linked computing ‘story’ booklets can be found in our resources section. You may also want to look at cs4fn’s teacher resources or browse the latest cs4fn magazine.