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The historical era of ancient Egypt spreads over more than 30 centuries during which different pharaoh’s ruled Egypt. One of the most famous pharaoh, Tutankhamun commonly referred to as King Tut ruled from 1334 to 1325 BC. He was the…

In this blog post we will investigate how Egyptians used to write numbers (Ancient Egypt civilisation) and we will use an algorithm to convert decimal numbers into Egyptians numerals. By completing this challenge, we will compare two different numerical notations:…

A barcode is a visual representation of data that can easily be read by an optical barcode scanner/reader. Barcodes are used to facilitate and speed up the identification of different types of products. Using a barcode reader speed up the…

On February 18, 2020, NASA successfully landed its rover “Perseverance” on planet Mars. To slow down its descent the rover deployed a parachute. The whole operation was filmed and relayed on the Internet. You can watch the official NASA video…

On February 18, 2020, NASA’s rover called “Perseverance” successfully landed on Mars. The mission of this high-tech 6-wheel rover is to explore the surrounding areas, analyse the Martian soil on different locations, take high definition pictures as well as audio…

For this challenge we will create a Wanted Poster using a range of HTML and CSS skills. CSS Selectors & CSS Properties In order to complete this challenge, you need a good understanding of how CSS selectors work. You can…

Binary Search Trees are an effective solution to store data in a computer program and perform a binary search. The benefits of using a BST (Binary Search Tree) data structure is that data can be added to the tree as…

The Huffman Coding algorithm is used to implement lossless compression. For the purpose of this blog post, we will investigate how this algorithm can be implemented to encode/compress textual information. The principle of this algorithm is to replace each character…

For her PSHE homework on the importance of sleep, Clarisse has decided to collect data from pupils of different year groups from her school. She will do so using a short survey. The aim of the survey will be to…

Reverse Polish notation (RPN), also known as Polish postfix notation or simply postfix notation, is a mathematical notation in which operators follow their operands. This notation is an alternative notation to the standard infix notation in which operators are located…