Education Technology

NUMB3RS - Season 2 - "Backscatter" - Creating Codes

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

While lecturing to his students on backscatter analysis, Charlie finds a strange chunk of code embedded in the program he is discussing. The numbers in the coded message correspond to letters of the alphabet and warn him that "WE R WAITING FOR U."

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the Teacher Page.

During the Activity

Discuss the materials from the Student Page with your class.

After the Activity

Encourage students to explore web sites and questions from the Extensions page.