Lesson 7: Data usage

Children learn about the difference between WiFi and mobile data and investigate how much data different online activities use

Learning Objectives

  • Investigating the data usage of online activities

  • Comparing methods of wireless data transfer

  • Recognising differences between WiFi and mobile data

  • Using a spreadsheet to compare the data-usage of various online activities

Lesson Plan

Data usage
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Teacher Video: Mobile data and wifi

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Created by:
Richard Williams,  
Computing specialist
Richard is a Year 6 Teacher at St. Pancras Primary School. Richard’s passion for teaching was recognised when he received Suffolk’s ‘Raising The Bar’ award for Innovation 2016. With his class he made the world’s first guided VR:360 school tour…
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