Hashing and Cracking: Password Essentials

Duration: 50-60 minutes

Grade Levels: 4-6 

Students take on the role of an entrepreneur creating their own company website. How can they make the login system as secure as possible?

Lesson Plan PDF


Grade Levels: 4–6

Duration: 50-60 minutes


  • Assess password strength based on probability.
  • Develop and research password recommendations and create passwords based on these best practices.
  • Develop their own innovative and secure password system.