Computer databases

In this lesson you will use a database on a computer. You will sort data to answer question. You will compare using a paper-based database with a computer database.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Question 2

Question 3

Q1.What is a database?

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Q2.What does each card represent in a paper-file database?

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Q3.Each record card contains data written under headings. These headings are:

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.What is a database?

1/3

Q2.What does each card represent in a paper-file database?

2/3

Q3.Each record card contains data written under headings. These headings are:

3/3

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

Computer Databases

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Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Which of these are examples of database fields? (tick all that apply)

Select two (2) boxes

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Q2.How many records can you see in this database?

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Q3.Here is the table view of a database. We want to answer the question: ‘How long is the longest dinosaur?’ Which field would you use to answer it?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Computer Databases

Images from J2E

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Which of these are examples of database fields? (tick all that apply)

Select two (2) boxes

1/3

Q2.How many records can you see in this database?

2/3

Q3.Here is the table view of a database. We want to answer the question: ‘How long is the longest dinosaur?’ Which field would you use to answer it?

3/3

Lesson summary: Computer databases

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