Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
From the Series Cryptology (Alternator Books ®)
Blockchain is the powerful technology behind popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Find out how blockchain helped create these digital currencies that are not controlled by banks or governments. Then read other creative uses of blockchain and the role cryptology, the science of secret communication, plays in the system. Test your own cryptology skills with a hands-on activity.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Technology|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Alternator Books ®|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“[S]hines a spotlight on cryptology, both its long history and its place in the modern world. . . . Quality material for a research paper.”—School Library Journal
Author: Rachael L. Thomas
Rachael L. Thomas is an educational writer and digital media strategist. When she isn't working on new ideas to expand children's library shelves, you'll find her at Buffalo Wild Wings.