Did you know that you can write your name in binary using the ASCII code that computers read?
Computers assign a string of 0s and 1s to different letters, symbols, and instructions, and this is called binary code. The colored red bead could represent "1" while the black bead could represent "2." A blue bead can be used as spaces between the letters of your name.
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Did you know that the raised and lowered dots of braille are another form of binary code? So is Morse Code! You could easily adapt activity to teach kids Morse Code (assign one color for dashes and another for dots).