Top Trumps Databases

Understanding and using databases

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Lesson 1: Records, Fields and Data

Using Top Trumps cards, pupils learn the meanings of records, fields and data when working with databases

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Lesson 2: Race Against the Computer

Learning that there are digital and non digital databases, pupils compare the advantages and disadvantages of both

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Lesson 3: Sorting and Filtering

Inputting data into a database, pupils then sort and filter the data by different values and create questions that can be answered using information from their database

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Lesson 4: Representing Data

Pupils learn how to represent data from a database in visual ways, creating graphs and charts

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Lesson 5: Planning a Holiday

Putting into practise the skills that they have learnt, pupils sort and filter data to plan a holiday

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