Big Data 1

‘Big Data’ describes the ways that companies and organisations use data in their work. Children will identify how barcodes and QR codes work. They will learn how infrared waves are used for the transmission of data while recognising the uses of RFID as well as gathering, analysing and evaluating data collected from RFID data collection points.

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Lesson 1: Barcodes

In the first lesson of this unit, children will learn to identify how barcodes and QR codes work as well as how these mechanisms are used for different purposes in the world, including Big Data tracking.

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Lesson 2: Transmitting data

In this lesson children learn how infrared waves transmit data

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Lesson 3: RFID

In this lesson children learn to recognise the uses of RFID and to know how encoding keeps data safe

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Lesson 4: Using RFID

This lesson will teach children how to gather and analyse data in real time

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Lesson 5: Mobile data

In this lesson children will learn how to analyse and evaluate data

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