Who was Alan Turing?

In this lesson, we will learn about Alan Turing's main achievements. We will learn how to break a code and write our own codes!

Who was Alan Turing?

In this lesson, we will learn about Alan Turing's main achievements. We will learn how to break a code and write our own codes!

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. Alan Turing's life story and contributions to science
  2. How to break a code and write our own codes

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4 Questions

Q1.
What animal did Jane Goodall study?
Correct answer: Chimpanzees
Elephants
Organutans
Q2.
Where did Jane Goodall go to do her research?
South Africa
Correct answer: Tanzania
Zanzibar
Q3.
What did Jane Goodall discover about chimpanzees?
Correct answer: That they can use tools
That they have x-ray vision
That they only eat fruit
Q4.
Which of these is NOT a threat to chimpanzees?
Correct answer: Flooding
Habitat loss
Hunting

3 Questions

Q1.
What was Alan Turing famous for?
Being a doctor
Correct answer: Breaking codes
Robbing banks
Q2.
When did Alan Turing become a code breaker?
1812
WW1
Correct answer: WW2
Q3.
Fill in the gap. Alan Turing came up with the idea of a ‘universal ____________ machine’
Correct answer: computing
gaming
typing

Lesson appears in

UnitScience / Extraordinary scientists

Science