Counting in binary is quite straightforward and makes for an interesting and compelling activity for any student who can do simple addition. This simple game creates an opportunity to practice counting in binary. It reinforces understanding of place value and can be extended into a discussion of other bases and number systems.
Curriculum Topics: Binary (Base-2), number bases, place value, exponents, exponential growth
Kit includes: Idea sheet, 10 gameboards, 1 deck of Binary Dots playing cards and 60 two-color circle tokens.
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