The Morse Code
Before the invention of the telegraph, even important news had to be sent by letter. The two men shown below are responsible for revolutionizing communication in the 1800's.
With this invention, written messages could be sent almost immediately.
1. Have fun with Morse Code. Click here.
2. Use the Morse Code Translator. Click here.
Learn the Morse Code alphabet below:
3. Can you translate this message? Spaces separate letters and slash marks separate words.
-.. .. -.. / -.-- --- ..- / .... .- ...- . / ..-. ..- -. / .- - / ... .--. . . -.. .-- . .-.. .-.. ..--..
4. Write a Morse Code message to someone in your class below.
Type the name of the person you are writing to first (NOT in Morse Code).
Then go here to type your message and get it translated into Morse Code.
Copy and paste the coded message under that person's name.
Submit the message to be printed and delivered to that person.