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Lesson Four – Volcano Data

This computing teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to select and enter data and information about volcanoes into different fields to compile a database. The children can spend time checking the accuracy of different pieces of information added to the volcanoes database.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and enter data and information about volcanoes into different fields to compile a database

Learning Objectives

How to prepare information for development including classifying data. How to develop and refine ideas by bringing together, organising and reorganising data.

Learning Outcomes

I can select and store different types of data in a spreadsheet. I know that databases can be used to store and organise sets of data.

Volcano Data

Teaching sequence to help the children select and enter data and information about volcanoes into different fields to compile a database

What Volcano

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify different pieces of information that could be compiled into a database

Volcanoes Database

Example spreadsheet database to help the children discuss how to format and organise a spreadsheet to store data about volcanoes

Volcanoes Database

Activity to help the children prepare a spreadsheet database to store and format information about different volcanoes

Volcano Data

Interactive activity to help the children select and enter data and information about volcanoes into different fields to compile a database

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and enter data and information about volcanoes into different fields to compile a database

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