Educator Resources for Analog and Digital Recording

Analog or digital — which is better? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby teach you about the differences between analog and digital recording technologies! Find out how older, analog recording techniques are based on electromagnetism, and how the music recorded on them is stored as representations of an electric current. You’ll also discover how digital information is stored as bits — long strings of ones and zeroes. Plus, you’ll get to see how sound from your larynx can be recorded! So watch this movie and decide for yourself whether you prefer analog or digital!