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Lesson by Stichting FutureNL

This lesson contains **14 slides**, with **interactive quizzes**, **text slides** and **3 videos**.

In this lesson students will learn about English mathematician Alan Turing, his life, and his contribution to modern day computing. They will learn how Turing’s system of computing works, and how this is still used in every electronic device to this day. They will also learn about Alan Turing’s status as a World War II hero, who was later convicted for being homosexual. They ask themselves what it means to be considered a ‘hero’.
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machine

The Turing

What is a computer?

What was Alan Turing’s work during the second world war?

A

He helped send secret messages to the British army.

B

He helped translate messages from German to English.

C

He helped decrypt coded messages from the German army.

What is rumoured about Alan Turing’s friendship with his classmate Christopher Morcom?

A

Christopher told Alan that he should pursue a career as a mathematician.

B

Alan was secretly in love with Christopher.

C

Alan stole his best ideas from Christopher.

The language of computers

000: No

111: Yes

The language of computers

000: No

001: Maybe

100: Probably

111: Yes

The language of computers

000: No

001: Maybe

010: Possibly

011: Perhaps

100: Probably

101: Absolutely

110: Definitely

111: Yes

The language of computers

Talking like a computer

The computers of the future

00: This

01: is

10: a

11: sentence

Quantum bits

0/1 0/1

Bits

0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1