Task 3: Mysterious Codes and Ciphers in History

There are a number of very interesting codes and ciphers throughout history.


One to investigate that might be fun for primary aged students is The Dancing Men cipher.

File:Danc-1 (The Return of Sherlock Holmes, 1905 edition) SVG.svg

Danc-1 by Arthur Doyle used under CC0.


An Australian resource that would be useful is:


Which provides some classroom discussion points and activities.


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