Year 8 – Lesson 5 – Large quantities

Curriculum KS3 Unit Lesson

This lesson familiarises learners with bytes and the prefixes used for measuring representation size, such as ‘kilo-’, ‘mega-’, ‘giga-’ and ‘tera-’. Simple activities embed these concepts in real-life settings and introduce learners to conversions between the different units and multiples.

Learning objectives

  • Convert between different units and multiples of representation size
  • Provide examples of the different ways that binary digits are physically represented in digital devices

Package contents

  • Lesson plans
  • Slide decks
  • Learner resources
  • Homework