A brief journey through time, showing how computers have changed over the years. From the mechanical calculator invented by Charles Babbage and programmed by Ada Lovelace, to Alan Turing’s algorithms which are still used in computers today, we see the evolution of what we know today as computers. Coded messages were used during World War Two and the World Wide Web was invented in the 1990s.
Children could use the internet to find a picture of a computer from the past. They could copy the picture and type a sentence about it, or do the same on paper by drawing a picture of it. How is it different to a modern computer from today?