15 pages including a scripted lesson plan, interactive class activities, and projects to give students a basic introduction to the ideas of cryptography and steganography. The class gives an easy to follow overview of different methods from ancient times until today. Students will practice with different methods of invisible ink, will make a cipher disk, and will learn two different methods of encryption and create their own ciphers.
Welcome to the world of MatterMania! I hope you enjoy my lesson plans for fun, interactive, and stimulating science classes. My lessons encourage the STEM fundamentals: becoming critical thinkers and effective problem solvers through real world examples and project based learning.
This lesson plan is appropriate for grades 2 – 5.
This lesson plan can be completed in 1-2 class period.
Included in this packet you will find:
A list of the items needed to run this lesson
The teacher script
Instructions for several class activities and projects