A- Elementary School
NC Essential Standards Alignment:
Science as Inquiry
Event Score Sheet:
Teams will cryptanalyze (decode) encrypted messages using cryptanalysis techniques and show skill with ciphers by decrypting a message.
Teams must bring a writing utensil. No other resources are allowed.
High score wins
Codebusters Test Tools
The State event supervisor for Codebusters has set up a twitter handle to send out tips and tricks. @NCSO_cb
Important update from the Coaches institute. The K2 alphabet hint is actually a K1 alphabet hint. Everything described works the same, just the label is a K1 instead of K2. You can read on how to solve with a K1 alphabet at http://toebes.com/Ciphers/Solving%20a%20K1%20Alphabet.htm.
Previous tests can be found at http://toebes.com/Ciphers/index.html
CIA – break the code
The Imitation Game
Make your own codes:
Encode/Decode Tool: http://www.dcode.fr/hill-cipher