The kids might need to do a little research before they try this fun worksheet. They need to imagine they are Ada Lovelace and have been shown the plans for Charles Babbage's Analytical Machine - can they write a letter to a friend sharing their excitement at the potential for this new machine?
A Letter From Ada Lovelace Worksheet
Write a letter to Ada Lovelace telling her about how you use computers in your daily life and what you would miss most if we didn't have them. A great worksheet to get the kids thinking...
This stunning poster features a portrait of mathematician and one of the first computer programmers, Ada Lovelace, painted by Margaret Carpenter in 1836.