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DNA & RNA Codes

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students decipher a code. In this DNA codes activity students are given directions on how to build a shelter out of Popsicle sticks. The directions are written in code.
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Lesson: Paul Chan: Alternumeric Fonts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learning to analyze language, symbols, and codes is part of becoming a deep and critical thinker. Young analysts consider their ability to see hidden messages as they analyze the work of Paul Chan. There are two fully developed...
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Break the Code: Anthropology Terms

For Students 5th - 7th
Spice up your study of basic anthropology terms using this decoding worksheet. Using a provided code, learners answer 10 fill-in-the-blank questions. Because the code is very simple, more advanced pupils may enjoy the challenge of...
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The RNA Decoder Ring: Deciphering the Language of Life

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Secret messages aren't just for spies, your body also uses them to write your proteins. After assembling an RNA decoder ring, pupils practice transcribing DNA to mRNA, then translate the mRNA to amino acid sequence instructions. The...
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The Note Was in Code!

For Students 1st Standards
While it's quite an ode, this short poem uses the long /o/ sound repeatedly in words like code, note, alone, and phone. Kids read the selection and answer three comprehension questions about the text.
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Deciphering Word Problems in Order to Write Equations

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Help young mathematicians crack the code of word problems with this three-lesson series on problem solving. Walking students step-by-step through the process of identifying key information, creating algebraic equations, and finally...
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DNA Code

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners synthesize information gathered from the web on reading the DNA code. In this upper-level biology lesson, students use an online resource to gain information about DNA codes and then create posters on what they have learned....
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Spelling: Code Words

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this spelling code worksheet, students use a key with shapes and alphabet letters to decipher the missing words in 11 sentences. There is a word bank to help. All are short A vowel words.
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Cracking Codes and Ciphers

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore different codes and ciphers including Morse Code, Egyptian Hieroglyphs, and the Alphabet. They discuss how and why codes are used. Students create their own code and message to exchange with classmates.
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Patterns of Communication

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Scholars examine codes, symbols, and other forms of communication. They discuss Morse Code. Next, they are given messages written in code, which they must decipher. 
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President Jefferson's Cipher: Cracking the Code

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students examine the journey out west by Lewis and Clark. Using a cipher from President Jefferson, they solve a code he gave to the explorers before setting out on their exploration. They share his message with the class and state...
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Multiplying Decimals

For Students 4th - 5th
In this mathematics worksheet, students find the answer to each problem by multiplying the decimals properly. Then they decipher the secret code using the letters and punctuation next to each answer.
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Code Calling - Working Out New Words

For Teachers K - 1st
Young readers practice deciphering new words by using context clues and grammatical rules. The online activity embedded in the plan is especially engaging, and should be enjoyable for all pupils who work through it. A good printable...
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Create Your Own Coded Language

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students discover and identify cryptology used in everyday life. They decipher or crack codes. Students create their own secret writing or coded messages, and develop a dictionary of eponyms. They discuss how they have already...
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Use The Code to Write Spelling Words

For Students 5th - 6th
In this spelling worksheet, students use the code key at the top of the page to decipher 20 spelling words. Students write the words on the lines.
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Symbol Code and Spelling Words

For Students 5th - 6th
For this spelling worksheet, students use a code key with picture symbols to decode ten spelling words. Students decipher each word and print it on the lines.
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Morning Message-Mystery Code

For Teachers K
Students copy and figure out the Mystery Codeword each day. They copy Mystery Code into journal. They match the number with the letter to decipher the code word. They draw a picture to match code word. At the end of the week, the...
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Coin Codes

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Learners work on cracking coin codes in honor of the Navajo Code Talkers Medal. Students review the handout on Crack the Code. Learners race to see who can crack the code the fastest.
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Create Your Own Coded Language

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students investigate cryptology. In this cryptology lesson, students discover how codes are used in everyday life. Students make their own eponym dictionary. Students break codes and create their own coded language.
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Coded Message Game

For Students 4th - 6th
In this coded message worksheet, learners use the two-digit numbers and letters of the alphabet code to decipher a quote about the brain from Santiago Ramon y Cajal. Students decode eighteen words.
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Venn Diagrams: Contrasts in Color

For Teachers K - 12th
Compare and contrast two topics with your class. They will pick a topic of their choosing, create color-coded Venn diagram to visually organize their information, share diagrams with classmates, and write well-organized essay on...
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Deciphering Morse Code

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students write and decode messages using Morse code, as Civil War soldiers might have done. They use a worksheet imbedded in this lesson to help them experience morse code.
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Noughts and Crosses Code

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this secret code worksheet, students analyze and interpret a noughts and crosses code in order to decipher the code and figure out what the message is.
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Squigly's Secret Easter Code

For Students 6th - 8th
In this math worksheet, students practice solving the code in order to decipher a secret message that is based upon the theme of Easter.