Lesson Six – Data Functions

This computing teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to identify and record how data about the weather can be used for a range of different functions. The class can build flow charts to model how weather data can be utilised for a specific function such as warning about heavy rainfall.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and record how data about the weather can be used for a range of different functions

Learning Objectives

Use technology to monitor data and information to trigger a specific event. Build flowcharts to indicate function and usage of a set of data.

Learning Outcomes

I know that technology can be used to monitor data to trigger a specific event. I can use a flowchart to indicate the stages of how data can be used.

Data Functions

Teaching sequence to help the children identify and record how data about the weather can be used for a range of different functions

Weather Flowcharts

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the class describe how a set of data could be monitored and used for a specific purpose

Weather Flowchart Labels

Templates to help the children build flowcharts to show how a set of data about the weather could be monitored and used

Heating Flowchart Labels

Templates to help the children build flowcharts to show how a set of data about the weather could be monitored and used

Data Functions

Interactive activity to help the children identify and record how data about the weather can be used for a range of different functions

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and record how data about the weather can be used for a range of different functions

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