Representing Text, Images, and Sound

  Classroom Resource Information  


Representing Text, Images, and Sound


Content Source:

Type: Informational Material


Learn how text, images, and sound are converted into binary so they can be processed by a computer and how images and sound are compressed to create smaller files.

Includes information on ASCII, unicode, binary, pixels, bits, analog, digital, data compression, lossless compression.

Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 6
21) Identify varying data structures/systems and methods of classification, including decimal and binary.

Examples: Difference between a bit and a byte, bit representation, pixels.

Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 6
22) Summarize the purpose of the American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII).

Tags: analog, ASCII, binary, bits, data compression, digital, lossless compression, pixels, unicode
License Type: Custom Permission Type
See Terms:
For full descriptions of license types and a guide to usage, visit :
AccessibilityText Resources: Content is organized under headings and subheadings
  This resource provided by:  
Author: Aimee Bates