Google: Data handling: Comparison cards databases

By learning about records, fields and data, the children further explore the concepts of sorting and filtering. 

Choose your lesson

Lesson 1: Records, fields and data

In this lesson, children use 'Comparison cards' and learn the meanings of records, fields and data when working with databases

Lesson 2: Race against the computer

In this lesson, children learn that there are digital and non-digital databases, and compare the advantages and disadvantages of both

Lesson 3: Sorting and filtering

In this lesson, children input data into a database and then sort and filter the data by different values and create questions that can be answered using information from their database

Lesson 4: Representing data

In this lesson, children learn how to represent data from a database in visual ways, creating graphs and charts

Lesson 5: Planning a holiday

In this lesson, children put into practise the skills that they have learnt and sort and filter data to plan a holiday

Assess your pupils

Assessment quiz and Knowledge catcher. These can be used at the start of the unit to access where pupils are in their learning as well as the end of the unit to assess progress. Go to assessment resources