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Power of Patterns: Cryptography

Power of Patterns: Cryptography

by Rane Anderson

Paperback(2nd ed.)

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Cryptography has been used since ancient times to send hidden messages. The MIS-X, the Enigma Machine, the Vigenere Cipher, and the Spartan Scytale are examples from history. For the average person, cryptography remains behind the scenes. It's intertwined in the everyday tasks that people complete online, on cell phones, and on other devices. But it is always there, thanks to the scholars and codebreakers who worked through the centuries to turn cryptography into what it is today. Developed by Timothy Rasinski and featuring TIME content, this high-interest book includes essential text features like an index, captions, glossary, and table of contents. The intriguing sidebars, detailed images, and in-depth Reader's Guide require students to connect back to the text and encourage multiple readings. The Think Link and Dig Deeper! sections develop students' higher-order thinking skills. The Check It Out! section includes suggested books, videos, and websites for further reading. Aligned with state standards, this title features complex and rigorous content appropriate for students preparing for college and career readiness.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493836246
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Publication date: 03/31/2017
Series: TIME for Kids Nonfiction Readers Series: Young Adult
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 13 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Mysterious Messages 4

Decrypting Cryptography 6

Hidden in Plain Sight 12

Transposition Ciphers 18

Substitution Ciphers 24

Cipher Machines 34

Modern Cryptography 38

Into the Future 42

Glossary 44

Index 45

Check It Out! 46

Try It! 47

About the Author 48

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