- What is a database?: use this interactive webpage to support students learning about how organisations and businesses collect and record data. As an extension activity students could investigate further an organisation/company which uses a database and report back to the class. BBC Bitesize
- Musical number patterns - The challenge: use this interactive game to support students to understand how to create patterns with a specific rule to produce the same sound pattern. Help students make connections to analysing data and understand that musical notes are data stored in a particular format.
- Binary Numbers - Count the dots: this lesson plan will help students to develop an understanding of how information is stored on computers.
- Binary Bracelets: students create bracelets from a paper template that is a binary representation of the first letter of their name. Students learn that the same set of data can be represented in more than one way.
- The Miniature Earth: this unit plan helps to simplify world population statistics for primary aged students. It requires students to think about the data and create a display to accurately present the data they collected using a digital tool.
- Data Representation - The NBA Store: this unit plan supports student learning about Microsoft Excel, they produce a picture graph representing the total revenues, expenses and profit/loss margins of a sports shop.
- We are similar but different: this English integrated unit explores data and graphing, where students analyse different types of data and demonstrate their understanding by creating texts.
- Binary Baubles: students learn about representing and storing letters in binary. They will explore how information can be stored with different combinations of just two choices of numbers 1 and 0.
- A School Like Mine: a sequence of lessons exploring data collection, sorting and analysis, in conjunction with the children's book 'A school like mine'.
- Here's a graph of how people get to work - this video can be used as a support resources to help students to start analysing how data can be represented and recognise different types of data representation.
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