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Alan Turing

Alan Turing was a British mathematician. He made major contributions to the fields of mathematics, computer science, and artificial intelligence. He worked for the British government during World War II, when he succeeded in breaking the secret code Germany used to communicate.

Many historians believe that Alan Turing's work shortened the war by at least two years which saved over 14 million lives!


Activity 1

Look at the PowerPoint below and then complete the reading comprehension. There are 3 levels of difficulty to choose from but we suggest that you complete the one on pages 10-13.


Activity 2

Can you be like Alan Turing and break the code? Complete the maths ciphering activity.