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Operation Code Cracker

Sure your students are crafty, but can they become a code cracker on a top-secret mission?

There's a mole in the operation. Black Ops has collected evidence from a suspect's apartment. Can your students decipher secret messages to reveal important intel? Supporting critical thinking, analysis, and problem solving skills, this workshop demonstrates how codes and ciphers function in the shadow-world of espionage.

US History/Government | Science & Technology | Math | English Language Arts | Decision Making/Conflict Resolution

Available as a Virtual Field Trip

Key Concepts and Skills:

  • Substitution
  • Frequency analysis
  • Logical thought
  • Patterns
  • Probability
  • Critical thinking, conflict resolution, observation, and analysis skills

Critical Intel:

10 - 50 students

Grades: 4-7

45 Minutes