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Password Duel

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Title:

Password Duel

URL:

https://www.sciencebuddies.org/teacher-resources/lesson-plans/password-security#summary

Content Source:

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Science Buddies
Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

Do your students have their own online accounts like email or social media? What about login for school computers? If so, they might have to pick passwords. Have you ever had trouble creating (and forgetting) good passwords? This fun lesson plan involves a guessing game that can teach your students how to make their passwords harder to guess. Learn how to keep your accounts safe!

You will need to create a free account to access the material, however, it has direct integration with Google Classroom and even provides Google Classroom resources such as a quiz and student worksheet.

Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 3
9) Identify the proper use and operation of security technologies.

Examples: Passwords, virus protection software, spam filters, pop-up blockers.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • identify how to properly use security technologies and how they work.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • security technologies
  • password
  • login information
  • virus protection
  • malicious
  • spam filters
  • pop-up blocker
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • software is installed to protect against malicious items.
  • users can protect their information by not sharing passwords or login information.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • login to resources using passwords.
  • understand importance of not sharing login information.
  • identify examples of SPAM, pop up blocks, and virus protection software.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • proper use and operation of security technologies is important to keep a device working correctly and protect your personal information.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 4
8) Demonstrate the proper use and operation of security technologies.

Examples: Passwords, virus protection software, spam filters, pop-up blockers.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • identify how to properly use security technologies and how they work.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • security technologies
  • privacy
  • password
  • login information
  • virus protection
  • malicious
  • spam
  • spam filters
  • pop-up blocker
  • online identity theft
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • software and other features such as pop-up blockers are installed to protect against malicious items.
  • unwanted emails or spam can contain links with viruses.
  • users can protect their information by not sharing passwords or login information to help prevent crimes like online identity theft.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • login to resources using private passwords.
  • understand importance of not sharing login information.
  • demonstrate how to properly handle or utilize spam, pop up blockers, and virus protection software and features.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • proper use and operation of security technologies is important to keep a device working correctly and protect your personal information.
  • if an email or pop-up seems too good to be true, it probably is not true.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 5
9) Explain the proper use and operation of security technologies.

Examples: Passwords, virus protection software, spam filters, pop-up blockers, cookies.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • explain how to properly use security technologies and how they work.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • security technologies
  • password
  • login information
  • virus protection
  • malicious
  • spam filters
  • pop-up blocker
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • software is installed to protect against malicious items.
  • users can protect their information by not sharing passwords or login information.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • explain to others how and why you should use strong passwords.
  • explain the causes and effects of someone having and using your password.
  • explain what SPAM, pop up blockers, and virus protection software can do.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • proper use and operation of security technologies is important to keep a device working correctly and to protect your personal information.
Tags: confidentiality, internet safety, password, safety
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Author: Aimee Bates