A Bit of CS4FN magazine: Issue 1

Download a pdf of issue 1 of “A Bit of CS4FN” magazine from our download site. Schools can subscribe to get free copies for their students.

You can also read the articles online below …

And find solutions to the puzzles…

Tell us what you think

Printable Versions of the Puzzles

Here are printable versions of the puzzles in this issue to download for easy printing photocopying.

The Roman Tesserae colour by number puzzle

Crack this: a code cracking puzzle with cribs!

Make a code wheel

The Programming Kriss-Kross

Solutions where available are given at the bottom of this page.

Online versions of the articles

History: The Victorians

AdaLovelaceCartoonAda Lovelace: Victorian Computing Wizard

Spies Like Us

Cartoon Animal Eyes Under Big StoneThe Poles Cracked it

Crack a code with a crib  …

Crack this

Make a code wheel

Computing and Art


Blue Screen Robot, Painting
Robot artists

Cartoon depicting a female Roman citizen
Roman tesserae Pixel Puzzle

Artificial Intelligence

ROBOT-DOG-iStock3403381Machines that learn

neuronBuilding brains like ours

Music and Machine Learning

MusicMonsterMachines Inventing Musical Instruments

Superhero Powers

Invisible ManInvisibility

 Logical Thinking

A Programming Kriss-Kross

If you enjoy Kriss-Kross you can get puzzle books full of them from any newsagent!


The Roman Tesserae colour by number puzzle: Solution

Crack this: a code cracking puzzle with cribs: Solution

The Programming Kriss-Kross: Solution

We are grateful for Queen Mary University of London for providing the seed funding to allow this issue to happen.