Crack the Code (Gr. 5-7)

Topics: Privacy, Cryptography, Protection, Safety, Passwords

In this activity, participants will learn about cryptography and how to select devices and online services that protect their data through good encryption and decryption practices. Participants will also learn about how to create strong and memorable passwords.

This activity is part of a series in the cyber smart education suite which includes; Digital Citizenship and You, Being Online, Web Detective, Netiquette, Crack the Code and Secure the Network. These activities have been developed for in-person delivery, including suggestions for virtual settings or settings with low/no access to technology. Explore Actua’s Cyber Smart Educator Handbook to learn how you can bring cyber smart education into your teaching context.

Activity Write Up

Crack the Code