CS Principles

Unit 4

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Unit 4 - Big Data and Privacy (Last update: October 2016)

Lesson 1: What is Big Data?
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For the Students

Lesson 2: Rapid Research - Data Innovations
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Lesson 3: Identifying People With Data
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  • Familiarize yourself with the external web sites and tools involved in this lesson.
Lesson 4: The Cost of Free
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For the Students

  • Review the reading
  • Review the teaching tips related to group work
Lesson 5: Simple Encryption
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  • Examine both versions of the widget
Lesson 6: Encryption with Keys and Passwords
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For the Students

  • Explore the Vigenere Cipher Widget in Code Studio
  • Familiarize yourelft with the “howsecureismypassword.net” site.
  • (Optional) Print out worksheets (links in Code Studio)
Lesson 7: Public Key Cryptography
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This lesson will likely take two days to complete. Preparing for these activities the first time will take some time. Once you’ve been through it once, the activities actually go quicker than you might expect.

Suggested Prep for Day 1 (Steps 1-3)

  • Prepare the Cups and Beans demonstration (you need cups and beans)
  • Understand the modulo thought experiment with pictures of clocks
  • (Optional) Paper copies of “multiplication + modulo” activity guide

Suggested Prep for Day 2 (Step 4 + wrap up)

  • Practice using the “modulo clock”
  • Practice and Prepare for the using and demonstrating the public key crypto widget
Lesson 8: Rapid Research - Cybercrime
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  • Review the video
  • Review annotated responses to terminology at end of lesson for wrap up
Lesson 9: Practice PT - Big Data and Cybersecurity Dilemmas
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For the Students

  • Review the Practice PT