Digital Cryptology

From the Series Cryptology (Alternator Books ®)

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Computers and the internet forever changed how we communicate messages and other information. They also created new challenges for how we keep that communication private. That is where digital cryptology, the study of secret digital communication, comes in. Learn how professional cryptologists work to outsmart hackers and cyberterrorists trying to access private information. Then try it yourself with a hands-on digital cryptology activity!

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Technology
Copyright 2022
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Alternator Books ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF012040, JNF035000, JNF068000
Dewey 005.8/24
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 940
Guided Reading Level Z
ATOS Reading Level 5.9
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents

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.


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“[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