This activity introduces binary counting, the difference between base ten and base two systems, and the reason binary is used in computing. You will create a paper tool that will help you convert numbers to binary.
This first activity goes into detail about the differences between a base-10 and a base-2 counting system as well as why computers use the latter.
Using a table, we'll learn to count in binary using only 1s and 0s!
We'll learn to make a paper binary counter to convert base-10 numbers to binary!